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Mali

Mali

Population: 18.54 mn.
GDP: $15.29 bn.
Debt: $4.37 bn.

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Islamic state onslaught

The death of at least 49 Malian soldiers in an attack on their base at Indélimane on 1 November confirms the continued potency of Islamic State in the Greater Sahara (ISGS) ...


    Vol 60 No 19 |
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The talking cure

The President wants a ‘national dialogue’ about the political and security crises but only on his terms

Final preparations are under way for an 'Inclusive National Dialogue' widely seen as Mali's last hope for progress towards resolution of the seven-year-long political crisis. Some ...


    Vol 60 No 13 |
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Militia starts scare

At first sight, it looked like ethnic cleansing by communiqué. The predominantly Dogon militia Dana Ambassagou, led by Youssouf Toloba, issued a statement on 17 June to the effect ...


Jihad's shifting fronts

Increasing the resources available to anti-jihad forces is having little effect on the growth in attacks and militant cells

Jihadism was concentrated in northern Mali at the time of the launch of Opération Serval, France's emergency military campaign to stop jihadist columns pushing south in 2013. Sinc...


    Vol 60 No 2 |
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A compromised regime

After the president was re-elected, partly thanks to northern armed groups who brought in the vote, optimism is in short supply

Mali ended 2018 better than many expected. On the national political front, the presidential election went smoothly and President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta was re-elected for a s...


    Vol 59 No 24 |
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Blow to jihadists

Intelligence analysts believe Malian jihadists suffered a serious setback when French troops of Opération Barkhane killed Amadou Koufa, the militia leader. Koufa, who was am...


    Vol 59 No 16 |
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Court in the act

Despite a calamitous first five years in office, President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta (IBK) sailed through the first round of the presidential election with 42% of the vote amid a flur...


    Vol 59 No 15 |
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Electoral déja-vu

The top two contenders in the 2013 elections slug it out again with incumbent IBK tipped to win

Both the incumbent President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta and his main challenger in the 29 July presidential election, Soumaïla Cissé, offer the electorate security, improved basic serv...


Shaky start for Sahel force

An attack on the G5 Sahel’s HQ has further undermined confidence in an alliance of governments who lack trust in each other

A lack of confidence and cash is holding up deployment of the G5 Sahel joint military force, tasked with tackling jihadist groups and trafficking gangs in the fragile border areas ...


    Vol 59 No 12 |
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Threats to peaceful poll

Only four days after UN Secretary General António Guterres left Bamako with the government's promises to promote peace and stability in his pocket, he was sounding his concern abo...


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