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Wednesday, January 27, 2021

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The #ArewaMeToo movement endures

By Hauwa Shaffii Nuhu When pharmacist Khadijah Adamu logged into Twitter in February, 2019 to narrate the horrific physical abuse she survived at the hands...

Niger elects a new president

By Omar Hama Saley Niger heads to the polls this Sunday, December 27, to elect a new president after outgoing President Mahamadou Issoufou completed his...

Mali government uses Covid-19 to crack down on journalists

By M. A. Diallo Malian media organizations denounced what they described as a government crackdown on the press and freedom of expression in a press...

Facebook uncovers a French military disinformation campaign targeting Mali

Facebook announced on Tuesday that it had dismantled a French military disinformation campaign targeting Mali, Central African Republic and other countries, as well as...

After a five-day strike in Mali, an estimated 30 billion FCFA...

By M. A. Diallo The National Union of Workers of Mali (UNTM) launched a nationwide strike on Monday, December 14, 2020 and will continue until...

Mali: The State Must Respond to Legitimate Concerns

By Baba Dakono As part of Sahelien.com’s commitment to peace, transparency, and justice in the Sahel region, over the past two years our team has...

Senegal will launch its Covid-19 vaccination campaign by March 2021

By Elimane Ndao Senegal will launch its Covid-19 vaccination campaign by March 2021, according to Elhadj Mamadou Ndiaye, spokesperson for the Ministry of Health. "Senegal has...

#EndSARS is a rare moment of class solidarity in Nigeria

By Saratu Abiola The protest movement now known as #EndSARS began when the notorious Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Nigerian police shot a man...

First-time voters on Ghana’s democracy

Photographs and text by Misper Apawu Ghanaians went to the polls on December 7 to vote in presidential and parliamentary elections. Incumbent President Nana Akufo-Addo...

U.S. Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson drafts TPS legislation for Cameroon

U.S. Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson, a Democrat who represents Texas’s 30th congressional district, is in the early stages of drafting legislation for Temporary Protected...