Tag: mercenary

Wagner in Africa: Prigozhin’s mutiny against Kremlin sends jitters across the continent

June 26, 2023

The Wagner Group’s mutiny against the Kremlin last week (23-24 June) could have major repercussions for the group's operations in Africa, not least in the ... Read More

UK poised to list Wagner as ‘terrorists’, as France calls on EU to act

May 11, 2023

The French parliament has passed a resolution calling on the European Union to formally label Russia’s mercenary Wagner force a “terror group,” while the Times ... Read More

UN experts call for war crimes probe into Wagner group, gov’t forces in Mali

February 2, 2023

UN experts on Tuesday (31 January) called for an independent investigation into possible war crimes and crimes against humanity committed by Russian private military contractor ... Read More

Burkina Faso not planning to hire Russia’s Wagner mercenaries like Mali

October 27, 2022

Burkina Faso’s interim President Ibrahim Traore has assured US diplomats that he has no intention of inviting mercenaries from Russia's Wagner group to fight militants ... Read More

France will continue to fight terrorism in the Sahel

February 15, 2022

These statements, made last night on France 5, come a few hours after a video conference meeting of European foreign ministers and on the eve ... Read More