Saturday, 27th November 2021

French forces prepare to close bases in Mali

By Abiodun Ogundairo
17 October 2021   |   4:12 pm
We head to northern Mali, where French forces are preparing to close a base used by the Barkhane force as France decides to reduce its presence in the country. Also, Botswana's court of appeal starts hearing a government attempt to overturn a landmark ruling that decriminalised homosexuality in 2019. And Cape Verde gears up for elections, with the revival of the tourism industry a key campaign issue.