France declares support for ECOWAS’ tough sanctions against Mali

France has thrown support behind regional bloc, Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) following a decision taken by the bloc to hit Mali with ‘final’ tough sanctions for delays in elections.   Recall that, ECOWAS, after an earlier extra-ordinary meeting in Accra Ghana on Sunday issued ‘final’ sanctions against Mali after the Junta proposed […]

Macron hosts conference to discuss Libya’s election; commits to withdraw foreign forces

French President, Emmanuel Macron hosted a conference in Paris to discuss Libya’s upcoming election scheduled for December 24th this year. The Northern African country has suffered political instability since the death of revolutionary leader, Muammar Gaddafi through the infamous NATO-backed uprising in 2011.   Since the removal of Gaddafi without a definite plan for the […]