Niger – A Letter to the Army: Don’t Punish the Man Who Led the Mission That Killed My Son

2018/14/11 – The father of one of the American soldiers killed in Niger last year writes a letter of support for the Army captain who led the fateful mission. Continuer à lire … « Niger – A Letter to the Army: Don’t Punish the Man Who Led the Mission That Killed My Son »

Mali – Navy Completes Inquiry Into Strangling Death of Army Green Beret in Mali

2018/07/11 – Navy criminal authorities have completed their investigation into the strangling of an Army Green Beret in June 2017 in Mali, and sent their report to an American admiral who will decide what charges, if any, will be brought in the case, officials said on Tuesday. Continuer à lire … « Mali – Navy Completes Inquiry Into Strangling Death of Army Green Beret in Mali »

Niger/US – L’assistance américaine au G5 Sahel s’élève à près de 600 milliards de FCFA (ambassadeur)

2018/06/11- « L’assistance totale fournie par les Etats Unis aux Etats membres du G5 Sahel en matière de sécurité, depuis l’exercice 2012, s’élève à environ un milliard de dollars »,  a annoncé lundu 5 novembre à Niamey  l’ambassadeur des Etats Unis au Niger, Eric Whitaker. Continuer à lire … « Niger/US – L’assistance américaine au G5 Sahel s’élève à près de 600 milliards de FCFA (ambassadeur) »

Sudan/US – Sudanese cabinet approves counter-terrorism agreement with the FBI

2018/05/11 – Sudan’s Council of Ministers on Sunday has endorsed a counter-terrorism agreement signed between the Sudanese Interior Ministry and the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).The agreement was introduced to the Council of Ministers’ meeting by the Minister of Cabinet Affairs Ahmed Saad Omer. Continuer à lire … « Sudan/US – Sudanese cabinet approves counter-terrorism agreement with the FBI »

Debt-trap diplomacy: Can Africa reject China’s easy money?

2018/24/10 – A massive Ethiopian dam is plagued with allegations of mismanagement, corruption and even murder.

The Botswanan air force is taking delivery of a fleet of fighter jets it doesn’t need. And in Zimbabwe, an infamous ‘spy school’ stands as a monument to the dictator it couldn’t keep in power. Continuer à lire … « Debt-trap diplomacy: Can Africa reject China’s easy money? »

Russia’s Mach 3 MiG-25 Foxbat: Built to Take Out a Supersonic Bomber That Never Was Built #Libya

2018/23/10 – The Soviet Union built over 1,000 Foxbats, some 80 to 90 percent of which served in the Soviet air forces in various roles. Had these planes not existed, the USSR would have had to look elsewhere for fighter, fighter-bomber, recon and interceptor roles. Continuer à lire … « Russia’s Mach 3 MiG-25 Foxbat: Built to Take Out a Supersonic Bomber That Never Was Built #Libya »

Assistant Secretary Nagy Travels to the United Kingdom, France, Togo, Guinea, Mali, and Nigeria

2018/23/11 Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of African Affairs Tibor P. Nagy will travel to the United Kingdom, France, Togo, Guinea, Mali, and Nigeria October 29 – November 10. Continuer à lire … « Assistant Secretary Nagy Travels to the United Kingdom, France, Togo, Guinea, Mali, and Nigeria »