September 29, 2023

Niger Junta Reports a Dozen Soldiers Slain in Militant Ambush

In a grim escalation of violence in the Sahel region, Niger’s junta government reports that at least a dozen of its soldiers have been killed in a militant attack. The incident further deepens the security concerns in a region already ravaged by jihadist insurgency. Highlights: The Sahel, a semi-arid region bordering the Sahara desert, has […]

September 17, 2023

Sahel’s Power Play: Mali, Niger and Burkina Faso signs Security Treaty

In the vast expanse of the African Sahel, change is afoot. The states of Mali, Burkina Faso, and Niger, bearing the brunt of both internal revolts and external aggressions, have come together to ink a historic pact: the Alliance of Sahel States. As they stand at the confluence of shared geography and shared adversity, these […]