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Mali

Mali

Population: 17.99 mn.
GDP: $14.03 bn.
Debt: $3.78 bn.

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    Vol 53 No 12 |
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Islamic state

After weeks of wrangling, Tuareg nationalists and their jihadist allies reached a shaky agreement to share power in northern Mali and formally declared the Islamic Republic of Azaw...


    Vol 53 No 11 |
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Tuaregs talk government

The MNLA and the jihadists try to form a government for ‘Azawad’

While demonstrators stormed the presidential palace in Bamako and assaulted interim President Dioncounda Traoré, the leaders of the Tuareg revolt were hammering out a provisional g...


    Vol 53 No 10 |
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No go Sanogo

The Islamist burning of the shrine of Sidi Mahmoud Ben Amar in the ancient city of Timbuktu last week has compounded the national trauma of March’s military coup and the loss of mu...


    Vol 53 No 8 |
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The north and south of it

Tensions in Bamako ease as Sanogo withdraws but increase in the north as the rebels fall out

After regional leaders called his bluff with financial sanctions and threats of military action, putsch leader Captain Amadou Sanogo beat as dignified a retreat from power as he co...


    Vol 53 No 8 |
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Rebel against rebel – against the rest

Tuareg separatists of the Mouvement national de la libération de l’Azawad are in a bitter struggle with a jihadist faction – Iyad ag Ghali and his Ansar Eddine group. Ag Ghali has ...


    Vol 53 No 8 |
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And a food crisis too

With Islamists, putschists and nationalists claiming all the attention in Mali, the growing food crisis in the Sahel is in danger of slipping under the radar. There were poor rains...


    Vol 53 No 7 |
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Rebels and putschists

Behind the coup in Bamako lies deep discontent at impunity as well as the mishandling of the Tuareg revolt

The protests in Bamako started out with disgruntled soldiers, angry at how politicians had allowed their comrades to be overrun by Tuareg rebels. This then snowballed into a more g...


    Vol 53 No 4 |
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Libyan arms fuel Tuareg revolt

Mali has rapidly moved from peaceful political campaigning to bloody military confrontation and inter-communal strife

Battle-hardened fighters of the Mouvement national pour la libération de l’Azawad – equipped with heavy weapons they brought back from Libya – are confronting the Malian army in ha...


    Vol 53 No 4 |
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MNLA’s deadly mobility

Attacks by the Mouvement national pour la libération de l’Azawad (MNLA) have been not only fierce but well planned. The late January assault on Ménaka, in the far south-east near N...


Beijing backs Bamako’s army

China will continue to support the Bamako government’s position and ‘will bring our aid to the extent that it is possible, in particular to the army, where we already have cooperat...


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