One last Africa tour for a departing Jean-Yves Le Drian?
The French minister of foreign affairs will embark on a mini-tour of Africa from 20 to 22 May and then in all likelihood will step down before the summer. [...]
Since the start of the year, the Chadian, Libyan and even Sudanese armies have been carrying out offensives and counter-offensives against ephemeral rebel groups in the Tibesti desert in northern Chad. At stake are the gold seams running across the region which are being fought over by rebels and army officers alike. [...]