FRANCE WEST AFRICA

France to transfer military surpluses to Gulf of Guinea as some Sahel states urge higher-level cooperation

Between now and 2025, the surplus stock of the French army will increasingly be channelled towards the coastal states in the Gulf of Guinea, which are contending with the spread of armed groups from the Sahel. Meanwhile, some Sahel states, first and foremost Chad and Niger, are voicing growing dissatisfaction with the second-hand stock they are receiving and demanding more sophisticated equipment and training. [...] (564 words)
Issue dated 24/09/2021 Reading time 3 minutes
This article may be accessed by subscribers and e-wallet holders (USD 12.50)

2 options offered to continue reading
e-wallet

from EUR/USD 50

Only buy articles you are interested in

ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION

Unlimited access to the website

See our rates

Do you want a free trial before subscribing?


Create your free account

Further reading

Sign up for real-time alerts and be notified of new editions!  

Once registered, you will be notified by a short message on your computer or mobile phone as soon as a new edition of our publication or an alert is published. Stay informed anytime, anywhere!