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Mali

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

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Turning up the heat on the junta

Paris and Brussels are sanctioning Bamako's colonels and restructuring their anti–jihadist defence mission in the Sahel

The European Union's chief diplomat, Josep Borrell, announced sanctions on Mali's military leaders in line with measures already taken by the Economic Community of West African Sta...

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Not letting go

Hanging on to power, the junta is using Russian mercenaries to counter regional pressure for elections

The colonels, in power since August 2020, seem impervious to international pressure, asserting they may need to stay in power for five more years, despite their earlier promise to ...


    Vol 62 No 23 |
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Meeting Moscow, battling Brussels

European Union sanctions on those who impede the transition back to democracy, following those imposed by the Economic Community of West African States (Ecowas), deepens confrontat...


Bamako and Moscow defy Paris

The Malian foreign minister's trip to Moscow will be read as a slap in Paris's face as the junta deepens relations with President Putin's government

The visit by Mali's Foreign Minister Abdoulaye Diop to Moscow on 11 November flies in the face of French government complaints about Russia's state-backed mercenaries and their all...


    Vol 62 No 20 |
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Toxic relationship in the Sahel

Moscow's military support for Mali's junta is raising tensions with France, and risks opening up old wounds in the north

Russia has delivered four military helicopters to Mali's military regime, just as the country's latest public row with former colonial power France floods the Bamako and Paris medi...


    Vol 62 No 19 |
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The Wagner act

The Kremlin was categorical on 15 September when its spokesperson Dmitry Peskov told media that there were no talks ongoing between Russia and Mali about military cooperation or an...


Warrant worries

The junta in Bamako may have been hoping for a boost with reports on 5 July that a court in the capital had issued an international warrant for the arrest of Karim Keïta, elde...


    Vol 62 No 14 |
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Paris makes up with the junta

France resumes joint operations against jihadists as familiar civilian politicians line up to 'receive' power from the military – eventually

The governments of France and Mali's regional neighbours are getting used to the colonels on whose approval the Bamako transitional government depends. On 2 July, setting the offic...


    Vol 62 No 11 |
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Don't call it a coup

Instead of heading a new transitional government, two of Mali's top three caretaker heavyweights, President Bah N'Daw and Prime Minister Moctar Ouane found themselves held in milit...


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