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Wagner Group continues to exert Russian influence in Africa

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The increasing presence of Russia’s Wagner Group in Africa underlined the Kremlin’s continued efforts to exert its influence on the continent in 2021. The shadowy...

Malian military commissions new armoured vehicles

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Mali’s military has taken into service dozens of new armoured vehicles, including Norinco VN2C 6x6 infantry fighting vehicles (IFVs) from China. The vehicles were handed...

Seven UN peacekeepers killed in central Mali explosion

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An explosion on Wednesday in central Mali killed seven United Nations peacekeepers and seriously wounded three others, the UN mission said on Twitter. A logistics...

Mali officially takes delivery of Mi-171 helicopters

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Mali’s military has officially taken into service the four Mi-171 helicopters it received from Russia at the end of September. The four helicopters, along with...

Militants kill at least 31 in central Mali, say local authorities

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Militants killed at least 31 people in central Mali on Friday when they fired upon a bus ferrying people to a local market, local...

UN worker killed in attack on peacekeeping convoy in Mali

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Unidentified armed men attacked a convoy belonging to the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Mali on Friday, killing one civilian worker and wounding another,...

ISS: What makes women resist violent extremism in Mali and Niger?

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Investing in girls’ education from an early age is essential for building their resilience and financial independence. Research has shown why women join violent extremist groups in...

Niger raid leaves 25 dead

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Unidentified gunmen killed at least 25 people in southwest Niger, officials said, the latest deadly raid along the country’s border with Mali. Attackers on motorcycles...

Russia shrugs off French concerns on possible mercenary deal with Mali

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Russia on Thursday dismissed French concerns about a potential deal between Mali and a Russian private military contractor and said it planned to continue...

West African bloc imposes sanctions on Mali leaders over stalled vote

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West Africa’s main political and economic bloc imposed sanctions on Sunday against Mali’s transitional leaders after they informed the organisation they would not be...

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SA’s top soldier right on decline upon a decline in the SANDF

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South Africa’s senior soldier – SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Chief – General Rudzani Maphwanya has it spot on in that the decline upon...