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?
By inviting the US’s Africom to help resolve its security issues, Nigeria is once again ceding sovereignty to outside powers, and is in danger of repeating the mistakes and unwanted outcomes of the past, writes Onyekachi Wambu.
The veteran Ghanaian diplomat talks to us about the way forward in the Sahel and the pressing need for Africa to have a place on the UN Security Council.
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 United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) commissioned a team of researchers and experts to find solutions to the crisis in the Sahel. Find out about their recommendations.