Niger: Protesters Attack French Embassy, Declare Support For Putin

“We are going to get France out of Africa,”Protesters in Niger chanting days after a successful coup.

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Mali

Mali Drops French As Official Language

French is no longer the prime and official language of Mali, six decades after gaining independence from France. The West African nation, now governed by military leader Colonel Assimi Goita has decided to remove the French language as its official language and make its 13 local languages the official languages.

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Chad

Chad: Hundreds Stage Anti-French Protest In N’djamena

On Saturday, May 14, hundreds of Chadians participated in anti-French protests organised by the opposition group Wakit Tama.

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Breaking: France announces withdrawal of troops from Mali

French President, Emmanuel Macron has announced the withdrawal of troops from Mali but says the soldiers will be redeployed to other African countries in the Sahel.

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Thiaroye Massacre 1944: The killing of 300 African soldiers by the French Army

On the morning of the first day of December 1944, an unforgettable tragedy took place at the military camp of Thiaroye, a small community on the outskirts of Dakar, 300 African soldiers known as the Tirailleurs Senegalais (‘’Senegalese sharpshooters’’ from Guinea, Mali, Senegal, Burkina Faso, Chad, Benin, Gabon, Ivory Coast, Central African Republic, and Togo) were murdered in cold blood by French colonial troops after demanding payment for their military service in the second world war.

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