Rendezvous

France faces security challenge for workers in the Sahel

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A test Oil well in the Tenere Desert, January 2008.
A test Oil well in the Tenere Desert, January 2008. Phuong Tran /Voice of America

In this edition of Rendezvous, RFI's Philip Turle takes a look at how France is trying to protect its nationals in North Africa against the threat of kidnappings and examines why France has become a target for the group calling itself Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb.