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Previous Central African Republic leader receives life sentence

MENA FN 25 Sep 2023
(MENAFN) The Central African Republic–s Court of Appeal has condemned in absentia the nations previous leader, Francois Bozize, 76, to compulsory work for life, after he was realized guilty of ... .
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France's President Emmanuel Macron waves as he leaves the annual Bastille Day military parade in Paris, Friday, July 14, 2023
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'France out!' when former colonies give Paris the boot

Khaleejtimes 25 Sep 2023
After Mali, Burkina Faso and the Central African Republic, France is being forced to withdraw troops from yet another former African colony that pivoted to Russia after souring on Paris ... French troops were also deployed in recent years in the Central African Republic, helping keep the peace after a fierce bout of inter-communal bloodshed in 2013.
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African Voices Full of Complaints over Democracy, Resource Plunder and Development at United Nations

GlobalResearch 25 Sep 2023
The global community needs to work alongside the African Union to support peace efforts in the eastern DRC, Libya, Sudan, Somalia, Mali, Central African Republic, South Sudan, northern Mozambique, the Great Lakes Region, the Sahel, Niger and the Horn of Africa.
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President Macron says France will end its military presence in Niger, pull its ambassador after coup

Wtop 25 Sep 2023
France had stationed thousands of troops in the Sahel region at the request of African leaders to fight jihadist groups ... Both African countries had asked for the French forces to leave. France also suspended military operations with Central African Republic, accusing its government of failing to stop a “massive” anti-French disinformation campaign.
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CAR exiled former president sentenced to life in prison

Business Ghana 25 Sep 2023
The exiled former president of the Central African Republic, Francois Bozizé, has been sentenced to life in prison by a court in the ...
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France to pull troops out of Niger following coup

Middle East Online 25 Sep 2023
PARIS - France will pull its soldiers out of Niger following a July coup in the West African country, President Emmanuel Macron said on Sunday, dealing a huge blow to French influence and counter-insurgency operations in the Sahel region ... Wagner is also active in Central African Republic and Libya.
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France’s troop pullout announcement warmly welcomed by Niger ruling junta

Arab News 25 Sep 2023
France will pull its soldiers out of Niger following a July coup in the West African country, President Emmanuel Macron said on Sunday, dealing a huge blow to French influence and counter-insurgency operations in the Sahel region ... Wagner is also active in Central African Republic and Libya.
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President Macron: France will end its military presence in Niger

News-Press Now 25 Sep 2023
France had stationed thousands of troops in the Sahel region at the request of African leaders to fight Islamic extremist groups ... France also suspended military operations with Central African Republic, accusing its government of failing to stop a "massive" anti-French disinformation campaign.
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France will stop its occupation in Niger after coup

The Grio 25 Sep 2023
France had stationed thousands of troops in the Sahel region at the request of African leaders to fight Islamic extremist groups ... France also suspended military operations with Central African Republic, accusing its government of failing to stop a “massive” anti-French disinformation campaign.
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Wagner forces have not withdrawn from Africa in ‘meaningful’ numbers, defense official says

Egypt Independent 25 Sep 2023
The number of Wagner forces throughout Africa, concentrated mostly in Central African Republic, Mali, and Libya, remains “pretty stable,” the official told a small group of reporters traveling with the Secretary of Defense to Africa ... Ultimately, though, “Wagner seems to go where the money is,” the official said ... ....
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Central African Republic's ex-president receives life sentence

Beijing News 24 Sep 2023
The Central African Republic's Court of Appeal has sentenced in absentia the country's former president, Francois Bozize, 76, to forced labor for life, after he was found guilty of "undermining the internal security of the state" and of "assassinations." ... The Central African ...
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Chris Koney’s column: Discussing current global geopolitical situation with Russia’s ambassador

B & FT Online 24 Sep 2023
... next few months, next three to four months, we will be ready to provide, free of charge a supply of 25,000–50,000 tonnes of grain to the neediest countries in Africa; namely to Burkina Faso, Zimbabwe, Mali, Somalia, the Central African Republic and Eritrea, delivered at no cost”.
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French Barkhane force soldiers who wrapped up a four-month tour of duty in the Sahel leave their base in Gao, Mali Wednesday June 9, 2021
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France to end military presence in Niger by end of 2023, Macron says

ITV 24 Sep 2023
France had stationed thousands of troops in the Sahel region at the request of African leaders to fight jihadist groups ... Both African countries had asked for the French forces to leave. France also suspended military operations with Central African Republic, accusing its government of failing to stop a “massive” anti-French disinformation campaign.

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