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UN official says situation in Africa’s Sahel region continues to deteriorate

A high-ranking United Nations official told the Security Council on Wednesday that the situation in Africa's Sahel region continues to deteriorate as terrorist attacks...
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Burkina Faso granted US$33 million loan for programs on Sahel

Burkina Faso has obtained a loan of US$33 million to fund Minister of Magic and emergency programs on the Sahel region, the ministry of...
AFRICOM in the Sahel

Viewpoint: National Security Advisor Bolton Presents Trump Administration’s Africa Policy

Nothing new in the notions of upholding United States interests On December 13 National Security Advisor John Bolton made a presentation at the Heritage Foundation...
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UN envoy expresses concern over increasing attacks in West Africa

A rising number of attacks by extremist groups, using more sophisticated tactics, risk undermining progress in West Africa and the Sahel, the region's UN...
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Addis Ababa Hosts UN Integrated Strategy for the Sahel

The United Nations Integrated Strategy and its Support Plan for the Sahel (2018-2022) is to take place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on may 13. It...
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Promoting African Initiatives Through The Sahel

Grassroots initiatives promote changes in livelihoods The people of the Sahel are forging networks and collaborations that will help them contend with the challenges of...

Sahel crisis must be handled delicately – Amina Mohammed

The United Nations deputy chief today stressed the need to “avoid a disproportionate emphasis on security” when carrying out a strategy to help Africa’s...

EU increased security efforts in the Sahel

Today, the Council adopted a decision to support the regionalisation of EU Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP) missions in the Sahel region, namely...
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Mali and the Sahel: Council condemns attack in Bamako

Today, the Council adopted conclusions on Mali and the Sahel recalling its strong integrated approach towards achieving stabilisation of the region. This approach includes...

President Mahama Presents Ghana’s Position As A Country

President John Dramani Mahama on January 5, delivered his last State of the Nation address. Full text: Your Excellency the Vice President, Right Honourable Speaker, Your Ladyship the...

Dr. Chambas calls for the ban in political vigilante group

Such unregulated parallel security forces, he said, could pose challenges and undermine the general security of the nation during the November election if steps...

Five players to take part in CAF Super Cup

Five Ghanaian players will be involved in this year’s CAF Super Cup when TP Mazembe clash with Etoile du Sahel. Etoile secured a...

Sahel Strategy ECOWAS Officials Meet in Abuja

The technical secretariat and coordination platform of the ECOWAS Sahel strategy are currently meeting in Abuja, Nigeria to strengthen synergy of action and review...

ECOWAS Sahel strategy meet in Abuja

The Sahel strategy aims among others, to consolidate regional responses to long-term development and stability challenges of Sahel-Saharan zone while promoting strong political dialogue...

Douglas Nkrumah Finds Net In His Debut For Shabab Sahel

Douglas Nkrumah Ghanaian midfielder Douglas Nkrumah scored his debut goal for Shabab Sahel in their 2-1 pre-season friendly win over a Brazilian select side...

John Antwi’s Name Makes It On Al Ahly List for CAF Champions League

John Antwi By Patrick Akoto Ghanaian striker John Antwi has been included in Al Ahly?s squad for their CAF Champions League game at Etoile Du...

Rashid Sumaila given major boost in Kuwaiti league

Ghana defender Rashid Sumaila Ghana defender Rashid Sumaila?s quest to win the Kuwaiti league was given a major boost after his side recorded another convincing...

Support Will Reduce Hunger In Africa?s Sahel Region

A woman and her severely malnourished son leave a UNICEF-supported health centre, in Maradi Region. Photo: UNICEF/Olivier Asselin 25 July 2014 ? Two United...

Etoile du Sahel are after me again-Uriah Asante

Uriah Asante Ghanaian midfielder Uriah Asante claims his Tunisian side Etoile du Sahel are keen on his services. The youngster is expected to return...

Sahel Gets A $4b AfDB Grant For Economic Stability

  Dr Donald Kaberuka ? AfDB President The African Development Bank (AfDB) has said it will grant $4 billion to the Sahel to make it...

World Bank Support Action For Women’s Health

Responding to Niger s Call to Action for improvements in women s reproductive health and girls education, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and?World Bank...

World Leaders To Support Africa’s Sahel

Signaling a renewed focus on boosting economic growth and lifting people out of devastating poverty in Africa s hard-hit Sahel region, two international development...

Africa?s Sahel Region With Irrigation Can Do Better

Makhtar Diop ? Word Bank Vice President for Africa The Sahel region, a vast arid stretch of land linking six countries in West Africa...

Africa’s Sahel Region Can Transform Through Irrigation

The Sahel region, a vast arid stretch of land linking six countries in West Africa -- Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania, Niger and Senegal...

The Fight Against Terrorism Is Far From Over

  Alassane Ouattara ? President of Ivory Coast Mr Alassane Ouatarra, Ivorian President and Chairman of Economic Community of the West African States (ECOWAS), on...

Ceasefire accord is a step towards stability in Mali

Special Envoy for the Sahel Romano Prodi. UN Photo/Ryan Brown 19 June 2013 ? The United Nations Special Envoy for the Sahel today welcomed...

Urgent support is need at West Africa’s Sahel – UN

Mothers and their babies wait at a maternal health care centre in Niamey, Niger, where WFP provides supplementary feeding. Photo: WFP/Rein Skullerud 11 June...

Mali, the Sahel and Somalia on Counter-terrorism committees list.

The Security Council. UN Photo/JC McIlwaine 10 May 2013 ? The United Nations counter-terrorism panel dealing with Al-Qaida strengthened its work and cooperation with...

The US provide additional $51 million in humanitarian assistance to Sahel region

U.S. Responds to Humanitarian Needs in the Sahel WASHINGTON, March 26, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ ? Press Statement John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC March 25, 2013 I am...

UN food aid Boss urges support for Mali and entire Sahel region

The international community must continue its efforts to help feed people in the Sahel, the head of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)...