Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)
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.

Israel razes Palestinian Bedouin village Al Araqib for 198th time and other stories

Today we look at the demolition of the Palestinian Al Araqib village in Negev, the killing of an Indigenous teen, Jai Wright, in Australia, and more

France announces troop withdrawal from Mali after nearly a decade and other stories

Today we look at the withdrawal of French troops from Mali after 9 years, a report on Dutch colonial violence during Indonesia’s independence war, and more

Israel, Bahrain sign security cooperation pact after normalizing ties and other stories

Today we look at the security agreement between Israel and Bahrain, recent coups in West Africa and the ECOWAS response, and more

Del Monte Kenya workers protest inhuman conditions, poverty wages and other stories

Today we look at a strike by workers at Del Monte Kenya Limited, the arrest of 26 year old Kashmiri student and journalist Sajad Gul, and more

Outrage following illegal extradition of Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab

Alex Saab was extradited on October 16 after being detained in Cape Verde for 491 days following his arrest on June 12, 2020.

Venezuela condemns illegal kidnapping of envoy Alex Saab

Following Saab’s extradition, Venezuela announced that it was suspending its participation in the dialogue process with the opposition in Mexico

Activists denounce AUKUS alliance as a possible new Cold War and other stories

Today we look at the military pact between Australia, the US, and the UK; sanctions imposed against Guinea’s military junta; and more

ECOWAS suspends Mali’s membership after military coup

The Economic Community of the West African States took action against Mali following the coup last week when president Bah Ndaw and prime minister Moctar Ouane were arrested and forced to resign

Youth groups denounce French imperialism in former African colonies

Several communist and anti-imperialist youth groups protested on July 18, Saturday, demanding an end to French imperialist military and economic maneuvers in its former colonies in Africa