aug 262015
 

France, Mali’s former colonial ruler, is going back to its old colonial ways, writes Kane. As representatives of the Malian government and various rebel groups meet in Algiers for peace talks, violence in northern Mali continues and so does the French military presence.France launched its military intervention in Mali in January 2013 with the mandate to stop an uprising of various militant groups in the north, threatening the stability and sovereignty of the country. The goal was then to free [lees verder]