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World - Africa
7/31/2023 9:00:00 PM
France's foreign minister on Monday denied accusations from Niger's new junta that Paris is plotting to intervene militarily in Niger.

World - Africa
7/30/2023 7:48:11 PM
African leaders on Sunday gave the junta in Niger one week to cede power or face the possible use of force, and slapped financial sanctions on the putschists, after the latest coup in the jihadist-plagued Sahel region raised alarm on the continent and in the West.

World - Africa
7/30/2023 3:38:03 PM
France on Sunday warned it would retaliate if its citizens were attacked in Niger, after protesters tried to enter its embassy in the capital, Niamey.

World - Africa
7/30/2023 12:57:46 PM
The leaders of Niger's military coup said on Sunday they believed regional body ECOWAS was on the point of staging a military intervention in the capital of the Sahel country.

World - Africa
7/29/2023 5:58:19 PM
Political instability in Niger resulting from a military takeover that deposed the president this week threatens the economic support provided by Washington to the African nation, U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken said Saturday.

World - Africa
7/29/2023 1:35:50 PM
The European Union on Saturday said it would not recognise Niger's putschists who seized power this week and that it was suspending security cooperation with the jihadist-hit country.

World - Africa
7/26/2023 6:20:39 PM
The African Union on Wednesday condemned "an attempted coup d'etat" in Niger after President Mohamed Bazoum was detained by members of the presidential guard, according to a source close to him.

World - Africa
7/26/2023 11:21:33 AM
West Africa recorded over 1,800 terrorist attacks in the first six months of the year resulting in nearly 4,600 deaths with dire humanitarian consequences, and a top regional official said Tuesday that’s just “a snippet of the horrendous impact of insecurity.”

World - Africa
7/10/2023 7:43:27 PM
West African heads of state late on Sunday chose Nigeria's new President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to lead their regional bloc for the next year, replacing Guinea-Bissau's leader Umaro Sissoco Embalo.

World - Africa
7/9/2023 9:42:58 PM
A West African monetary union has agreed to lift its suspension of Mali, imposed in January 2022 over the ruling junta's timeline for returning to civilian rule, it said in a statement.

World - Africa
2/19/2023 9:53:22 PM
The African Union insisted on Sunday it had a "zero tolerance" policy towards unconstitutional change as it maintained its suspension of four military-ruled countries.

World - Africa
12/5/2022 4:02:50 PM
West African leaders agreed on Sunday to create a regional force to intervene against jihadism and in the event of coups, a senior official said.

World - Africa
12/4/2022 10:50:19 PM
West African leaders on Sunday told Mali's ruling junta to release 46 Ivorian troops it has held for months or face sanctions, officials said.

World - Africa
9/22/2022 3:54:45 PM
Guinea's ruling military junta on Thursday accused the president of the West African regional bloc ECOWAS of "lies" over his call for sanctions on Conakry if it seeks a three-year transition back to civilian rule.

World - Africa
7/3/2022 9:29:04 PM
West African leaders on Sunday lifted financial and trade sanctions they imposed on Mali's military regime, accepting the junta's date for a March 2024 return to civilian rule, a delegate at a regional summit said.

World - Africa
6/5/2022 5:09:10 PM
West African leaders said on Sunday they were maintaining sanctions on Mali but could lift them if its military rulers speeded up plans to hand back power to civilians.

World - Africa
6/2/2022 5:19:47 PM
Nigeria's government has directed its state-run oil company Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to implement a deal on a gas pipeline to Europe through Morocco.

World - Africa
5/5/2022 6:18:16 PM
Defence chiefs from West Africa's ECOWAS bloc began a two-day meeting Thursday aimed at boosting military cooperation in a region that has suffered hundreds of attacks this year alone.

World - Africa
4/28/2022 11:00:00 PM
South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday praised West Africa's regional bloc ECOWAS for developing what he called a "decisive" anti-coup strategy.

World - Africa
4/20/2022 7:18:30 PM
A Russian national operating alongside Malian soldiers was killed on Tuesday by a roadside bomb in the center of the conflict-torn Sahel state, an army document and officials said.

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