France increases influence in Liberia

Paris, France – The President of Liberia, George Manneh Weah has met on the margins of the United Nations Generation Equality Forum (30 June – 2 July 2021) with the French President Emmanuel Macron for bilateral talks at the Élysée Palace. During their in-person meeting on Thursday, July 1, 2021,...

Burkina Faso’s President dismisses Defense Minister

Burkina Faso's President Roch Kabore has sacked the country's defense minister in the amid widespread protests against insecurity. Cherif Sy had been defense minister since the country's conflict with domestic terror groups started in 2015. His successor is the president himself, along with a minister delegate, Colonel Major Aimé Simpore, who has...