The French government announced that a new military operation, spanning five countries in the Sahel region of North Africa, will start at the beginning of August.
French President François Hollande was in Chad on Saturday in a visit to prepare the launching of a new headquarters for French forces in the Sahel region.
Celebration and tragedy hit Nigeria's front pages. Who was behind the Abuja bombing? A Kenyan opposition party vows to hold a banned rally.
A French Mirage fighter jet has crashed in Niger on its return from a mission in Mali. The crew of two suffered no injuries, according to the French military.
The cost of nuclear energy in France is to increase sharply and continue to increase over the next few years, France’s official auditor says, predicting that investment to prolong the lives ...
French nuclear energy group Areva has signed a deal with Niger’s government to renew its operation of two uranium mines in the north of the country.
African leaders meeting in Paris have pledged to wage war on Boko Haram islamist militants, suspected of having links with other terrorist organizations.
African and Western leaders agreed on Saturday to combine their intelligence information and defence mechanisms in a bid to reduce the security risk posed by Boko Haram.
African leaders and representatives from the US and Britain attended a security summit in Paris on Saturday to elaborate a global strategy to combat Boko Haram.
France is to deploy 3,000 troops in the Sahel, Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Thursday.