The attack, which occurred about 70km from the Malian border, left two Malian refugee leaders and a local host community leader dead. The U.N. refugee agency says it fears more deadly assaults will occur in this volatile region.
Troops from Niger being trained by United States special forces troops.
allAfrica, 3 June 2020
The government of Niger risks inflaming local conflicts in a region bordering Mali by pursuing a primarily military strategy to counter attacks by Islamist militants, says a new… Read more »
DW, 20 May 2020
Multiple deaths and injuries have been reported in a suspected Boko Haram attack on a military outpost in southeastern Niger. This is the latest in a series of violent clashes in… Read more »
West Africa: The G 5 Sahel - Survival in Time of COVID-19.
Centre 4s, 26 May 2020
The Sahel is caught in the grip of three major phenomena that threaten its bases: ambient insecurity with the corollary of the great humanitarian challenge to which the coronavirus… Read more »
President Emmanuel Macron has agreed to supplement French forces in the Sahel to strengthen the fight against the escalating insurgency in the region. He met Monday with leaders ... Read more »