Mucahid Durmaz is a producer at TRT WORLD
The tiny Gulf state has managed to balance ties with the Taliban and the US at the same time, becoming a trusted and reliable mediator between opposing sides.
Ankara’s assertive intervention in the deadly famine and its ambitious decade-long engagement in Somalia's state-building process has significantly increased its influence across East Africa.
Despite several reports and local accounts, France rejects that its military operation caused civilian killings in Mali and the Sahel region.
There are concerns, however, that an ill-coordinated drawdown and ad-hoc coalition with fewer soldiers won’t be able to bring security and will significantly affect the various international development projects in the Sahel.
President Roch Kabore is under heavy pressure to contain the devastating violence and end the humanitarian crisis that has seen around 1.5 million people flee their homes.
The highly infectious Delta variant is storming through the African continent while a mere 1.2 percent of the entire African population are fully vaccinated.
The Born-Free generation, which came into the world after the end of Apartheid and comprise roughly half the country's population, is struggling to make a living.
Who controls the Kabul airport has become a crucial aspect of US withdrawal. Turkey is willing to help as long as Washington addresses some compelling factors.
While the government seeks to reassert legitimacy through elections after two years of unrest, the popular protest movement sees the ballot box as a symbol of the regime.
Despite Abubakar Shekau’s reported death, Nigeria has a long way to become insurgency-free because a bigger threat has emerged in the form of ISWAP.
The suspension of Twitter came after the platform deleted the Nigerian President’s tweet. But the beef between Nigeria and Twitter is nothing new.
But the question remains — will France support the putschist leader if he names a civilian prime minister?
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