The stage is set for military conflict in Africa. Following Niger’s coup d’état that ousted president Mohamed Bazoum, France and the Western community are backing the Economic Community of West African States, that issued an ultimatum to the coup junta, threatening military action as the last resort. So far, Nigeria, Senegal, Côte d’Ivoire and Benin have confirmed their readiness to take part in the intervention.
On the other side, Russian-friendly Burkina Faso, Guinea and Mali – called the ‘Coup Association’ by its detractors online, have already locked arms and vowed to defend Niger in case of attack.
Niger’s ‘National Council for Safeguarding the Homeland’ has denounced the military pact with France and warned the neighboring African states not to intervene…Read More!