African Stream did a round-up of February's news from Africa.
Hundreds of people of African descent convened this past weekend at two events that aimed to be the people's opposition to the Biden administration's U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, which is taking place this week amid a military buildup to enforce the summit's security in Washington, D.C.
Mali has banned French NGOs from operating within its borders, reports African Stream.
People who live in the Sahel, a transitional area in Africa between the Sahara Desert and the savanna that is rich in mineral and fossil-fuel deposits, have rejoiced at French President Emmanuel Macron's announcement that the Berkhane military operation in Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger has ended. African Stream reports.
Mali's popular demonstrations in January may constitute the beginning of a real departure for the French colonialist from West Africa, while Russia's profile in the region rises, writes Kribsoo Diallo.