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Mali Gives China a Reality Check

Instability in Mali shows that development, security and government need to work together for peace to occur. By Peter Fabricius China’s role in Africa’s security has been evolving, from its tentative first steps in non-combatant peace operations in 1998 to combat-ready peacekeepers in 2012 and the formalisation of defence cooperation through the

The Changing Style of African Coups

By John Campbell Something of a democratic recessional is underway in sub-Sahara, with a weakening of civil society and democratic institutions. This both reflects and facilitates assaults on civilian, secular governments by domestic insurrections—as well as jihadi and criminal elements—against the backdrop of an economic slowdown and COVID-19. As the August

Mali: Jonathan Briefs Buhari, Says Military Junta Wants Three Years Transition

*As deposed Malian President is freed my the coup leaders Jude Johnson Former President Goodluck Jonathan, on Wednesday, explained that the deposed Malian President, Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, said he is no longer interested in returning to his former office. This is coming as the military coup leaders released Keita from detention. Jonathan made this