Anti-Terror Force In Sahel Begins Officer Training


A military school gathering five countries in the Sahel inducted its first officers on Monday into a programme to train future leaders of a joint anti-terror force.

Thirty-five senior officers were inducted into the G5 Sahel Defence Academy, located in the Mauritanian capital Nouakchott, for an eight-month course, an AFP reporter saw.

“They will be trained in techniques of high command and warfare, preparing them to be promoted” to general, a Mauritanian military official told AFP.

The G5 Sahel is an initiative conceived in 2015 to roll back jihadism and lawlessness in five states on the Sahara’s southern rim.  Read  more

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