Dabaiba and Haftar focus on Fezzan post-Déby
Prime Minister Abdelhamid Dabaiba and Presidential Council Vice-President Musa Koni are competing to control Libya's far south after the FACT rebel attack and the death of Chadian President Idriss Déby. The PM is pro-Turkish, while Koni is close to Khalifa Haftar. [...]
Wagner sets up air bridge as armed groups threaten Touadéra ahead of poll
Russian private security firm Wagner has stepped up equipment deliveries to CAR's armed forces over recent days, using a range of large cargo plane brokers. The logistics escalation comes as rebels threaten the 27 December presidential poll. [...]
US intelligence contractor Mission Essential looks for Russian, Chinese and Turkish speakers for AFRICOM
At the request of the United States, American contractor Mission Essential plans to take on more Russian, Chinese and Turkish interpreters. Its aim is to gather more information about the activities of the three powers concerned in East Africa and elsewhere on the continent. [...]
Libya's Chadian legion to return home and wreak havoc?
Over the last fortnight the Chadian government has been following with concern the situation in neighbouring Libya, where the military setbacks of General Haftar could leave hundreds of Chadian rebels at a loose end and capable of posing a threat to N'Djamena. [...]