G5 SUMMIT CONSIDERS OPTIONS FOR COMBATTING DEEPENING CRISES IN SAHEL REGION

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By Donnelly McCleland French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday [16 February] ruled out an immediate reduction of French troops battling Islamist militants in West Africa’s Sahel region, saying a rushed exit would be a mistake. Mr Macron and a group of five African allies — Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger — were taking…

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26 AUGUST ’20 | PRAY FOR MALI

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Dear prayer partners, On Sunday 23 August, leaders of Mali’s military junta led by Colonel Assimi Goita and mediators from West Africa’s regional bloc led by Nigeria’s former president, Goodluck Jonathan, met behind closed doors to discuss a resolution to the nation’s current leadership crisis. On Tuesday 18 August, President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita resigned and…

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