Merkel begins West African tour in Senegal

By |avgust 30th, 2018|Africa, Angela Merkel, Boko Haram, development aid, Ghana, News, Nigeria, refugee crisis, Senegal, terrorism, Theresa May|

German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrived in Senegal Wednesday (29 August), at the start of a West African tour, with Berlin hoping that development of the continent will help stem migration and boost the fight against jihadism.

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EU moves to address major crisis in North-Eastern Nigeria

By |junij 15th, 2017|Boko Haram, famine, humanitarian crisis, News, Nigeria, radical Islam, terrorism, violence|

The Commission announced on Thursday (15 June) a €143 million support package for recovery and reconstruction needs in Nigeria's Borno State, which is suffering from a worsening humanitarian crisis.

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Europe needs a strategy that will treat Africa as a ‘true partner’

By |maj 24th, 2017|Africa, Boko Haram, famine, Gianni Pittella, immigration, News, Nigeria, Refugees|

If Europe does not eradicate the causes that drive so many migrants into the hands of traffickers, then very soon, it will be faced with uncontrolled migratory pressure, writes Gianni Pittella.

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France says backs West African cooperation against Islamists

By |april 7th, 2017|arms smuggling, Boko Haram, Burkina Faso, Chad, Jean-Marc Ayrault, Jihadism, Mali, Mauritania, News, Niger, Sahel, Sigmar Gabriel, Sudan, terrorism, UN|

France backs efforts by West African states to boost security in the Sahel region, including a plan for a 5,000-strong multinational force to combat Islamist fighters, its foreign minister said yesterday (6 April).

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