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Mali

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

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China cool on intervention

Japan and India have pledged their support but China has legal – and ideological – doubts about the French response to the crisis

Japan promised US$120 million, India $101 mn. and China $1 mn. These headline pledges in emergency aid to Mali graphically illustrate Beijing’s unease at a crisis-management strate...


    Vol 53 No 25 |
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Captain Sanogo strikes back

The putschists are spending more time shoring up their local power base than promoting the transition and the reunification of the country

The appearance of a shaken Prime Minister Cheick Modibo Diarra on state television just before dawn on 11 December proffering apologies to the Malian people along with his resignat...


    Vol 53 No 25 |
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Ructions over reconquest plan

Growing divisions among Mali’s politicians and military, as well as among foreign powers, will delay plans for an internationally backed intervention to oust jihadists from the nor...


    Vol 53 No 22 |
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Soldiers get ready

As Europe steps up offers of military training and equipment, and Algeria agrees to help, preparations intensify for Bamako’s march northwards

This week, teams of West African, African Union and United Nations military planners descended on Bamako to get an agreement from President Dioncounda Traoré’s government on a stra...


    Vol 53 No 20 |
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Come if you must

There is next to no political consensus in Mali itself for military intervention, however much support the UN and Ecowas can muster

President Dioncounda Traoré’s formal request to the United Nations was clear. On 18 September, he asked for a resolution for military intervention, under Chapter 7 of the UN Charte...


    Vol 53 No 20 |
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Mali a l’Amisom

Momentum is building for international backing for the proposed military intervention in Mali to expel the jihadists.


Dead preachers poser

The handling of the killing by Malian troops of 16 Islamic preachers, nine of them Mauritanian, threatens the delicate balance between the interim regime and the army, say Bamako s...


    Vol 53 No 18 |
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Sidelining Blaise

President Dioncounda Traoré has now officially requested military help from the Economic Community of West African States to help quell the revolt in the north. Sensitive to the po...


    Vol 53 No 17 |
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Intervention plan revealed

The UN and Ecowas are thinking about a military operation in the north: the question is how, rather than whether

Mali’s regional neighbours are planning a three-phase military intervention, according to a document from the Economic Community of West African States which Africa Confidential ...


    Vol 53 No 15 |
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The jihadists take over

The MNLA has lost out to AQIM and its allies in the north and may now offer its forces to fight them

In a desperate bid to hold itself together, a much weakened Mouvement national pour la libération de l’Azawad has abandoned its ambition of an independent Azawad state. The MNLA is...


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