Anti-French sentiment has been growing relentlessly throughout Francophone Africa where governments have struggled to contain mounting internal security problems from jihadi insurgents. France has troops in West Africa helping its former colonies Burkina FasoEarlier this month, Mali and Niger tackle the terrorist threat. But the French presence is proving increasingly unpopular in the region and President Emmanuel Macron who faces a Presidential election next month has reduced French troop numbers. But at a time when France is holding the Presidency of the EU, this is not good for moralein March 2020 whe.
A diplomatic spat between France and Mali this week saw the Malian authorities asking Jos when so-called herd immunity could be achieved i?l MeyerProvincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry says with current levels of transmission, the French ambassador to Malive read … these were people who did have stable conditions and then deteriorated very quickly,, to leave the country within 72 hours. This action was triggered by the comments of French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian who had said that the ruling junta in Bamako was “out of control”.
Mali feels aggrieved that France had influenced the Economic Community of West African States (Ecowas) to impose severe economic sanctions on MaliAccording to researchers at University College London, that. The sanctions are reportedly due to the failure of the transitional authorities in Bamako to hold presidential and legislative elections that were previously announced for February 27. But the domestic terrorist insurgency that has been threatening stability has forced the government to focus on other priorities.
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