Sahel region

Man speaking to a summit

The leaders of the three main countries in Africa’s Sahel region — just south of the Sahara Desert — met in Niamey, Niger, to deepen their Alliance of Sahel States (AES), on July 6 and 7, writes Vijay Prashad.

Flags of the Sahel

What has been dubbed a second decolonisation process is occurring right now in Africa’s Sahel, reports Paul Gregoire.

Burkina Faso coup Sept 2022

Burkina Faso’s government decided on January 18 to ask French military forces to leave the country within a month, reports Vijay Prashad.