All of West Africa under threat of militant insurgency, says Ghana president

Andrew Elwell

All of West Africa is under threat from Islamist extremists and could succumb to insurgents unless the continent unites to ensure stability in the region. That’s what Ghana’s president, John Dramani Mahama, warned following the withdrawal of the first French troops from Mali recently. Although the four-month French operation has been somewhat successful in restoring the status quo in Mali, some rebel militants are celebrating the move as a victory with some analysts predicting...
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