Here is your latest African News French minister heads to Sahel amid talk of Russian Security for Mali. Algeria’s Former President Abdelaziz Bouteflika Dies Aged 84. Tigray Rebels say they are ready to cooperate with the US to end the conflict. Military Government rejects pressure to let Conde leave Guinea. President Samia promises to support women in development. Nigerian tech expert dies in his sleep, just days after winning a $125 Million U.S. government contract. Somalia is on the Cusp of Becoming the World’s First Cashless Society.