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AU security chief warns ‘terrorism expanding’ in Sahel

11 February 2019, 2:30 PM

The African Union’s peace and security chief Smail Chergui called Monday for member states to tackle the root causes of extremism, as he deplored the spread of “terrorism” in the Sahel.

Mauritanians in last vote before key presidential election

1 September 2018, 7:39 AM

After a turbulent campaign, Mauritania, a frontline state in the Sahel’s fight against jihadism, goes to the polls Saturday for triple elections …

UN chief vows to pursue push for Sahel anti-terror force

31 May 2018, 5:51 AM

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres has vowed to pursue support for an anti-terror force gathering five Sahel nations, despite a US rebuff for UN funding.



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