Since October 23, pro-Russian and pro-Wagner accounts on social media have been sharing a video that claims to prove France is arming jihadists in Mali. The narrative that France supports terrorism in Mali is common among users spreading anti-Western misinformation online. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
4 Jan 2021
The attack came just days after three French soldiers were killed in Mali by the al-Qaida-linked Group to Support Islam and Muslims (GSIM).
23 Dec 2019
Every evening, French soldiers operating in Africa's Sahel region set up a temporary forward operating base in the middle of enemy territory. It is in these camps, in difficult conditions and under permanent risk of attack, that the troops live their daily lives.