France, the former colonial power in Mali, withdrew all its forces in August. Who will fill the vacuum and how will this translate into the political dynamics on the ground?
If the West is no longer willing to engage with international terror groups, what is to stop them from running riot in Africa?
Mali is lurching from one crisis to another. Boubacar Haidara, a lecturer at the University of Ségou in Mali, looks at the country’s history to try and find solutions for its future.
Africa has become the centre of terrorist activity according to a new report on the global scourge. Neil Ford reviews the report and calls for a solution to this damaging trend.
The youthfulness of Mali’s population is both an asset and a challenge. If the needs are of the youth not met, they may drawn into crime, terrorism and religious radicalism.
President Keita of Mali has announced his resignation after being arrested by members of the armed forces, who have promised fresh elections for the troubled country. The situation in the country remains uncertain