U.S. Voices Concerns Over Rising Violence in Africa's Sahel
U.S. officials have warned that the security situation in the Sahel region is rapidly deteriorating. They said attacks claimed by Islamic militants against civilians and military targets have particularly risen in Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger.
Jihadis, Vigilantes, and Demoralised Troops - A Who's Who in Spiralling Crisis
The New Humanitarian, 9 March 2020
'We have to realise that the authorities alone cannot protect Burkina Faso.' Read more »
Islamic State, Al-Qaeda On the March on the Continent - U.S. General
VOA, 10 March 2020
Western-backed efforts to counter terror groups across Africa are falling short, increasing the chances one or more affiliates of Islamic State or al-Qaida could try to carve out… Read more »
More Support Key for Counter-Terrorism
UN News, 11 March 2020
The UN Security Council on Wednesday called for greater international support to African countries in their continued fight against terrorism and violent extremism, particularly in… Read more »
Eritrea's Statement At the Security Council's Discussion On "Countering Terrorism and Extremism in Africa"
Shabait, 12 March 2020
Statement by H.E. Ambassador Sophia Tesfamariam, Permanent Representative of Eritrea to the United Nations, during the Security Council's discussion on "Countering Terrorism and… Read more »
Attacks carried out by militants against military personnel in central Mali could hamper government efforts to start a dialogue process, experts have said. Mali has been struggling ... Read more »
With violence wreaking havoc across the country, Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, says that his government is ready to hold talks with the main militant leaders in the ... Read more »