Home central and west africa diplomacy WEST AFRICA 24/04/2020 G5 Sahel: virtual summit on April 28 The president of the European Council will discuss EU support for the regional body with the heads of its five member states via videoconference on April 28. [...] (365 words) This article may be accessed by subscribers and e-wallet holders (EUR 6) Log in to read more Already have an account? Log in Keep me logged in Forgot your password? OK Subscribe toAfrica IntelligenceorPay-Per-Article E-wallet starting from 30 EUR Subscribe or Pay-Per-Article Discover our offers Not reader yet?Create an account to access our FREE SECTION A free issue A selection of articles New editions' summaries Keyword notifications to follow people or topics of interest to you A free issue and a selection of free articles Summaries and email notifications Keep me logged in Create a free account Free Articles NIGERIA Politics 05/06/2020 Buhari's new chief of staff Gambari helps AfDB boss Adesina face up to Trump SENEGAL Business 02/06/2020 Nexeya and Leonardo face stiff competition as Rear Admiral Diagne retires MADAGASCAR Politics 29/05/2020 Mayor of Antananarivo gets capital's waste disposal debt cancelled Access the free section On the same subject CENTRAL AFRICA WEST AFRICA 03/06/2020 Security Council to probe Sahel army abuses The United Nations Security Council has set itself a tall task for its 5 June meeting: overview the G5 Sahel States but also look into accusations of abuse against several of the coalition's national armed forces. [...] NIGER 11/05/2020 Niamey obtains cancellation of UN Security Council session on military abuses in Sahel Niger has succeeded in orchestrating the cancellation of a meeting of the UN Security Council which had been due to discuss extrajudicial executions in the Sahel on 14 May. [...] WEST AFRICA 06/05/2020 Covid-19: Paris works closely with NGOs to develop its health diplomacy To lay the groundwork for its medical support to African states affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, the Elysée Palace has set up a coordination cell with eight hand-picked NGOs. [...] AFRICA 05/05/2020 Covid-19: EU working on airlifts to Africa The European diplomatic corps is working closely with NGOs on an airlift operation to help several African capitals grappling with the coronavirus crisis. [...] BURKINA FASO 28/04/2020 Lawmakers to investigate mining sector shortcomings Free In the runup to a scheduled presidential election, Alassane Bala Sakandé plans to deploy a team of parliamentarians to investigate problems with certain obligatory mining levies and to find solutions. [...] Spotlight AFRICA FRANCE 21/04/2020 French top African diplomatic post to change hands As Rémi Maréchaux prepares to step down as head of the French foreign affairs ministry's Africa and Indian Ocean section, he is set to be replaced by fellow diplomat Christophe Bigot. [...] EUROPEAN UNION 18/03/2020 Charles Michel postpones his Sahelian tour In the face of the Covid-19 pandemic that has spread [...] EUROPEAN UNION 04/03/2020 Maiden Sahelian tour for Charles Michel and Josep Borrell The president of the European Council Charles Michel and the EU's diplomat-in-chief Josep Borrell are due to embark on a tour of the G5 Sahel in mid-March. [...] WEST AFRICA 09/10/2019 Why the EU is holding back its latest G5 Sahel contribution Due to the slowness of operators managing its contributions to the Sahel force, the EU may decide to disburse its funds directly through budgetary aid. [...] Receive prompts for these topics Charles Michel Expertise France Ibrahim Boubacar Keita Josep Borrell Roch Marc Christian Kaboré Takuba Ursula von der Leyen Create a freenotification What is a notification?