Chad coaxes Qatar into meeting some of its demands for upcoming talks Free
Mediation between Chad's military leadership and the government is set to take place on 13 March in Qatar following pressure from the ministry of foreign affairs.
Until now, all firms selling petroleum products in West and Central Africa were partly supplied by Russia. But since the US slapped sanctions on Russian fuels, these companies are urgently having to review their supply schedules.
The Turkish defence equipment manufacturer Barer has been very proactive in the hope of winning the next contracts that will accompany the expansion of the Ivorian forces. Abidjan is preparing to recruit nearly 10,000 men over three years.
Under pressure from its shipowners, Brussels is set to launch its SWAIMS anti-piracy programme for countries in the Gulf of Guinea that lack the resources to respond effectively to the problem on their own account.