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However, although the relationship between Islam and politics in the Sahel is changing, its prospects reflect local and national environments. The growing and…
Their arrests followed a cabinet reshuffle which sidelined two ministers, both army officers and allies of Colonel Assimi Goita, who led the August 2020 coup that resulted…
Since then, the movement has had an ambivalent relationship with the transitional government that took over in October, as some M5-RFP sided with the junta and others…
The coup leaders are adamant that they should be allowed to lead the transition, while ECOWAS insists that they should hand over to an interim civilian government.
The attacks targeting ethnic Peulh (Fulani) communities have been attributed to the ethnic Mossi-dominated 'Koglweogo' (Guardians of the Bush) vigilante group, in the…
The new junta, the National Committee for the Salvation of the People (CNSP), is promising elections within a "reasonable time" and a return to civilian control, but has…