Security challenges in West Africa – Security Council Briefing (8 July 21)

United Nations published this video item, entitled “Security challenges in West Africa – Security Council Briefing (8 July 21)” – below is their description. Briefing by Annadif Khatir Mahamat Saleh, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for West Africa and the Sahel and Head of the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS) … Read more Security challenges in West Africa – Security Council Briefing (8 July 21)

Attack against UN Mission in Mali & other topics – Daily Briefing (1 June 2021)

United Nations published this video item, entitled “Attack against UN Mission in Mali & other topics – Daily Briefing (1 June 2021)” – below is their description. Briefing by Stephane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Highlights: – Gaza – Mali – Central African Republic – Ethiopia – Nigeria – Democratic Republic of the Congo – … Read more Attack against UN Mission in Mali & other topics – Daily Briefing (1 June 2021)

‘A Cornelian dilemma’: France’s Macron threatens to withdraw troops from Mali

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “‘A Cornelian dilemma’: France’s Macron threatens to withdraw troops from Mali” – below is their description. West African leaders decided at an extraordinary summit on Sunday to suspend #Mali from the Economic Community of West African States (#ECOWAS) bodies after a second coup in nine months by … Read more ‘A Cornelian dilemma’: France’s Macron threatens to withdraw troops from Mali

ECOWAS suspends Mali over second coup in nine months

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “ECOWAS suspends Mali over second coup in nine months” – below is their description. West African leaders from the regional group ECOWAS have suspended Mali from the bloc but did not impose new sanctions as they were afraid of worsening the country’s security situation. They met interim … Read more ECOWAS suspends Mali over second coup in nine months

West African bloc ECOWAS suspends Mali over coup

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “West African bloc ECOWAS suspends Mali over coup” – below is their description. West African leaders decided at an extraordinary summit on Sunday to suspend Mali from the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) bodies after a second coup in nine months by the poor Sahel … Read more West African bloc ECOWAS suspends Mali over coup

Mali’s new President Assimi Goita to attend ECOWAS meeting about coup

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Mali’s new President Assimi Goita to attend ECOWAS meeting about coup” – below is their description. West African leaders are scrambling to respond to the political crisis in Mali, after the colonel behind a military coup this week was named the new interim president. Assimi Goita takes … Read more Mali’s new President Assimi Goita to attend ECOWAS meeting about coup

International Day of UN Peacekeepers – Press Conference (27 May 2021)

United Nations published this video item, entitled “International Day of UN Peacekeepers – Press Conference (27 May 2021)” – below is their description. Peacekeeping Chief Jean-Pierre Lacroix today (27 May) said “this is a time of extreme challenges and danger for all Mali and the region,” expressing concern that the arrest Monday of President Bah … Read more International Day of UN Peacekeepers – Press Conference (27 May 2021)

Mali: President, prime minister arrested in ‘attempted coup’ | DW News

DW News published this video item, entitled “Mali: President, prime minister arrested in ‘attempted coup’ | DW News” – below is their description. Malian interim President Bah N’Daw and Prime Minister Moctar Ouane were put under arrest by military officers on Monday, drawing condemnation from the international community. Defense Minister Souleymane Doucore was also arrested. … Read more Mali: President, prime minister arrested in ‘attempted coup’ | DW News

Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo: ‘Jihadism is an immediate threat for Western Africa’

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo: ‘Jihadism is an immediate threat for Western Africa’” – below is their description. The President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo, granted FRANCE 24 and RFI an interview against the backdrop of the Paris summit on the financing of African economies. He said that he sees … Read more Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo: ‘Jihadism is an immediate threat for Western Africa’

International co-operation is the ultimate solution to global challenges – UN75 final report

United Nations published this video item, entitled “International co-operation is the ultimate solution to global challenges – UN75 final report” – below is their description. Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Highlights: – Noon Briefing Guest and Secretary-General Virtual Trip to the United Kingdom – Senior Personnel Appointments – Ethiopia – Central … Read more International co-operation is the ultimate solution to global challenges – UN75 final report

Nearly two dozen dead in Guinea post-election violence: State TV

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Nearly two dozen dead in Guinea post-election violence: State TV” – below is their description. Protests are expected to continue in Guinea as opposition express their anger at last week’s disputed election. There have been days of violent demonstrations after President Alpha Conde won a third term. … Read more Nearly two dozen dead in Guinea post-election violence: State TV

Death toll climbs as Nigeria’s anti-police brutality protests spiral

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Death toll climbs as Nigeria’s anti-police brutality protests spiral” – below is their description. In tonight’s edition: Lagos is paralysed by ongoing protests against police brutality. Demonstrators march on the airport as they demand more changes to rein in the notorious abuses that security dorces often visit … Read more Death toll climbs as Nigeria’s anti-police brutality protests spiral

ECOWAS bloc lifts post coup sanctions against Mali

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “ECOWAS bloc lifts post coup sanctions against Mali” – below is their description. In tonight’s edition :ECOWAS has lifted the sanctions that it had imposed on Mali after the military coup last August, this comes as several of the bloc’s demands were met. As the rainy season begins … Read more ECOWAS bloc lifts post coup sanctions against Mali

Mali military leader asks for end to ECOWAS economic sanctions

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Mali military leader asks for end to ECOWAS economic sanctions” – below is their description. Isolated and sanctioned by their neighbours, Malians have marked 60 years of independence from France. The muted celebrations come a month after the military coup that brought the country, and region, into … Read more Mali military leader asks for end to ECOWAS economic sanctions

Mali coup leaders’ roadmap back to democracy suffers setback | Inside Story

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Mali coup leaders’ roadmap back to democracy suffers setback | Inside Story” – below is their description. The M5-RFP coalition that led anti-government protests before last month’s coup has rejected a political charter revealed by the ruling junta. It includes a military or civilian-led transitional government that … Read more Mali coup leaders’ roadmap back to democracy suffers setback | Inside Story