Mali Pushing France Away - is Russia Really the Cause?
Wagner soldiers are in Mali, but they are not the cause of the rift between Paris and Bamako. France is using Wagner as an excuse to cover up its humiliation.
Why Is US Determined to Drive Wedge between Ethiopia and Eritrea
The US seems willing to accept Ethiopia’s defeat of its former puppet, the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), if it can just drive a wedge between Ethiopia and Eritrea.
Across All Africa, Water Conflict Threatens Security, Health, and the Environment
More than a third of the planet’s population living without access to clean, safe water live in sub-Saharan Africa.
Millions Spent on Africa Climate Research: Most Goes to Western Institutes
Less than 5% of the funds allocated for climate research globally focus on African countries.
As Africa Confronts the Food, Fertilizer, and Climate Crisis
Food production in Africa is complicated by climate change and the use of fertilizers which increase food production but which also create green house gases and create other environmental harm.
US Scrambles to Control the Outcome as Ethiopia Nears Victory in Its Civil War
War between Ethiopia and the TPLF may be coming to an end, but the US is using sanctions to have the final word despite the apparent defeat of its proxy.
Why Doesn't the Pentagon Even Know If It Trained Burkina Faso Coup Leader?
Captain Ibrahim Traore deposed the last man who overthrew the previous government — Lt. Col. Sandaogo Damiba — who did extensive training with the U.S. Africa Command, AFRICOM.
How the U.S. Sanctions the Horn of Africa
Eritrea, Ethiopia, and Somalia have suffered from a variety of U.S. interventions over many years. Proxy wars and unilateral coercive measures, sanctions, are the tools used to prevent these nations from finding a means of peacefully coexisting.
France’s African Influence Riles Locals and Foreign Competitors
The recent visit by French President Emmanuel Macron to Algeria is an attempt by Paris to hold on to the economic and cultural control it once had over its former colonies.
The United States Extends Its Military Reach Into Zambia
The contracting States & the Office of the United Nations extend military reach into Zambia. Read this blog to know how this cooperation extends refugee status.