Daily Archives: February 10, 2018

Rising Temperatures, Terrorism Threaten Cameroon’s Food Security

Cameroon says its northern border with Nigeria and Chad and most of the Lake Chad basin face a food crisis because of desertification and the Boko Haram conflict that stopped farmers from doing their work.…

SOUTH AFRICA: POLICE MINISTER SPEAKS ON FORMER POLICE CHIEF’S CASE

PRETORIA– South Africa’s Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has noted the charges by the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) against former acting National Police Commissioner Kgomotso Phahlane.

On Thursday, Phahlane and his wife — who is also …

Observers Call for Deeper Diplomatic Engagement in the Sahel

A draft of a Pentagon report on the attack in Niger that killed four American soldiers, four Nigerien soldiers and an Nigerien interpreter last October calls for a smaller, more cautious U.S. military presence in …