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The targeting of these civilian vigilantes highlights the centrality of community-based, often ethnically aligned, government-backed militias in the Sahel’s various…
The ban expires on October 18, under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the 2015 nuclear deal, from which Washington withdrew in 2018. If its extension…
The attacks targeting ethnic Peulh (Fulani) communities have been attributed to the ethnic Mossi-dominated 'Koglweogo' (Guardians of the Bush) vigilante group, in the…
NIGER: Niamey is keen for French assistance
The attack comes amid fears over increasing securitisation of the US government's engagements and policy towards Africa, just as AFRICOM reaches the tenth anniversary of…
Outlook for Islamist militancy in West Africa.