Daily Round-up | Saudi Arabia joins SCO & other stories
In today’s episode, we look at Saudi Arabia joining SCO, Chad nationalizes oil assets, and more.
Is this the end of the French project in Africa’s Sahel?
Mali recently announced that it would no longer be part of the G5 Sahel. From the beginning, it was clear that the formation of the G5 Sahel was encouraged by France, and that the real focus was to be security.
Civil society groups in Chad set to protest French-backed military takeover
Following the death of long-time president Idriss Déby, his son, Mahamat Déby, seized power on April 20 at the head of a military junta. Opposition parties have called for a civil disobedience campaign
Chad: Social media blackout aimed at restricting protests enters second year
The restrictions on social media were imposed in 2018 after protests broke out over recommendations from parliament that would have enabled president Idriss Deby to stay in power till 2033