UK hails Mauritania role in preserving security of neighbours

2018/16/11- Britain’s Minister of State for the Middle East and North Africa, Alistair Burt, on Friday, hailed Mauritania’s role in preserving the security of the G5 Sahel.

Burt made the comments after a discussion with the Mauritanian President, Mohammad Ould Abdel-Aziz, in the Mauritanian capital Nouakchott, according to Anadolu. He added that the UK is ready to offer its support to Mauritania in preserving this security, in addition to supporting trade and culture. Continuer à lire … « UK hails Mauritania role in preserving security of neighbours »

BP, Eni to start exploratory drilling in Libya in first quarter of 2019

2018/16/11 – British Petroleum and its Italian partner Eni are expected to start exploratory drilling in Libya early in the first quarter of 2019, according to the chairman of the country’s National Oil Company Mustafa Sanallah. Continuer à lire … « BP, Eni to start exploratory drilling in Libya in first quarter of 2019 »

Libya/UK – Minister of Interior reviews security collaboration with UK Ambassador

2018/16/11 – The Minister of Interior of the Presidential Council (PC) Fathi Pashagha, reviewed on Monday with British Ambassador to Libya Frank Baker, ways of security cooperation and the activation of previous agreements concluded between the two countries. Continuer à lire … « Libya/UK – Minister of Interior reviews security collaboration with UK Ambassador »

Libya – UK vows £1.5 million for ERW and mines removal project in Benghazi

2018/11/10 – UK’s ambassador to Libya, Frank Baker, announced Monday in a televised statement that his country had pledged £1.5 million to a project that aims to remove explosive remnants of war (ERW) and mines from Libya’s eastern city, Benghazi. Continuer à lire … « Libya – UK vows £1.5 million for ERW and mines removal project in Benghazi »

UK/Mali – Royal Air Force C-17 aircraft arrives in Mali for the first time

2018/11/10 – A Royal Air Force C17 transport aircraft has arrived at Gao airfield in Mali for the first time.  The flight was to deliver supplies to the RAF Chinook Detachment currently deployed supporting French operations there. Continuer à lire … « UK/Mali – Royal Air Force C-17 aircraft arrives in Mali for the first time »

UK/Africa – Our special relationship with Nigeria is a model for UK-Africa relations (Opinion)

2018/08/10 – As heads of state, diplomats and political advisers from around the world converge on New York for the United Nations General Assembly, we are reminded of the challenges facing UK foreign policy. New alliances and new partnerships are a necessity. Neglected allies, most notably the countries of the Commonwealth with whom we have a shared history, language, and culture are an obvious place to start. Continuer à lire … « UK/Africa – Our special relationship with Nigeria is a model for UK-Africa relations (Opinion) »

UK/Africa – Why British PM Theresa May isolated Uganda on Africa visit (Opinion/Harold Kaija )

2018/02/10 – The British PM Theresa May was in Africa to cultivate economic partnerships with Africa in what she called “Shared Prosperity.” This is ahead of the UK’s Exit from the European Union. Premier May visited Nigeria, South Africa and Kenya. Her visit was followed shortly by German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s visit to Ghana, Nigeria and South Africa. Again, business and economic partnerships were high on the agenda. Continuer à lire … « UK/Africa – Why British PM Theresa May isolated Uganda on Africa visit (Opinion/Harold Kaija ) »