Home central and west africa diplomacy SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA Issue dated 04/05/2020 Barkhane: General Marc Conruyt to take over from Pascal Facon The current deputy director of the French army's human resources policy department, General Marc Conruyt, is set to replace Pascal Facon as head of Operation Barkhane this summer. [...] (309 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 MOROCCO Business 03/07/2020 ESL & Network lays groundwork for World Bank, IMF gathering in Marrakesh ANGOLA Business 30/06/2020 Lourenço wants to make up for diamond road repair blunder CAMEROON Politics 26/06/2020 Army frustrated over treatment of Israeli-supervised special forces defending Paul Biya's twilight years Access the free section On the same subject SAHEL 18/06/2020 Macron to attend G5 Sahel summit in Nouakchott on 30 June French President Emmanuel Macron will travel to the Mauritanian capital [...] FRANCE WEST AFRICA 17/06/2020 Operation Barkhane commanders' second life Some of the generals who led France's largest overseas military operation are leaving the Army without their hoped-for promotion while others have been better in leveraging their experience in the Sahel. [...] AFRICAN UNION 22/05/2020 Will UEMOA stump up for AU's 3,000-strong force in Sahel? In recent weeks, the commissioner for peace and security Smaïl Chergui has been seeking to beef up the African Union's counter-terrorism capacities in the Sahel. This 3,000-strong force is set to be financed by UEMOA. [...] MALI 18/03/2020 Negotiations with jihadists turn into game of bluff The opening of negotiating channels with jihadist groups has become a muddled affair: the jihadists fear their unity will be undermined, the Malian president is sceptical and France is already losing interest. [...] AFRICA UNITED STATES 18/03/2020 Sahel special envoy Pham's trip to Paris on hold Appointed on 7 March as the US special envoy for [...] WEST AFRICA CENTRAL AFRICA 05/02/2020 Who will replace General Pascal Facon at helm of Barkhane? Three generals are currently on the shortlist to take over [...] IVORY COAST FRANCE 08/01/2020 Florence Parly gives legal boost to French forces in Abidjan The French armed forces minister Florence Parly took advantage of [...] CENTRAL AFRICA WEST AFRICA 18/12/2019 Paris plans to downsize Operation Barkhane Following the death of 13 French soldiers in Mali on 25 November, Paris is bringing forward plans, under consideration since September, to downsize its operations. [...] CENTRAL AFRICA WEST AFRICA 20/11/2019 Europeans debate special forces deployment in Sahel behind closed doors A meeting devoted to Operation Takuba, which will involve the deployment of several hundred members of European special forces, was [...] WEST AFRICA 06/11/2019 High-stakes Sahel visit for Florence Parly On 4 November, the French armed forces minister Florence Parly embarked on a trip to the Sahel with France forced into reviewing its strategy in the region. [...] SPECIAL OFFER 15% OFF your subscription to AfricaIntelligence.com SUBSCRIBE Offer available until 31/07/2020 SPECIAL OFFER 15% OFF your subscription to AfricaIntelligence.com - Region SUBSCRIBE Offer available until 31/07/2020 Previous Next Receive prompts for these topics Barkhane Denis Mistral Eléments français au Sénégal Emmanuel Macron Marc Conruyt Pascal Facon Takuba Vincent Pons Create a freenotification What is a notification?