The former Al Qaeda emissary in the Sahel is back in service for… Qatar!

The former Al Qaeda emissary in the Sahel is back in service for… Qatar!

After having disappeared from the radar for years, particularly since the overthrow in October 2014 of the former Burkinabe dictator, Blaise Compaoré, of whom he was the “shadow adviser”, the Mauritanian Mustapha Oueld Limam Chaffi resurfaced as Qatar’s secret envoy.

 

Big Russia-Africa summit in preparation in Sochi

Big Russia-Africa summit in preparation in Sochi

Russia is performing a great return to the African continent, through the strengthening of its diplomatic and military presence and of its economic investments.

 

A new terrorist structure in francophone Africa

A new terrorist structure in francophone Africa

According to a confidential European report, al-Qaeda has recently established a specialised structure aimed at reinforcing its presence in francophone Africa.