France’s strategy in the Sahel: “It has cruelly lacked democratic accountability”

Emmanuel Macron invites the leaders of political parties to a

French President Emmanuel Macron pledged on September 7, 2023 that Parliament would be able to debate France’s strategy in Africa and the Sahel this fall, where its military presence is contested in several countries, most recently in Niger. . For Robin Guittard, spokesperson for the NGO CCFD-Terres solidaires, it is “essential that this debate is also inclusive […] to fundamentally overhaul French strategy with the African continent.”