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Mali

Mali

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

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    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...


    Vol 52 No 24 |
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Presidential poll wide open

Voters ask why President Touré wants to reform the constitution and boost women’s rights before next year’s elections

Mali is looking forward to perhaps the most competitive presidential election since the advent of multiparty democracy two decades ago. The first round of the poll on 29 April mark...


    Vol 52 No 24 |
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Enemies in the north

The serenity of the elections contrasts starkly with deteriorating security in the north, with hundreds of well-armed Tuareg fighters and weapons streaming in from Libya, increased...


    Vol 50 No 24 |
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Drugs and thugs

Interpol is investigating the fate of a Boeing jet carrying some 10 tonnes of cocaine which landed in Mali on 2 November and may have been deliberately destroyed. The Boeing had ta...


Towards Mali

Last week's discovery of a consignment of weapons in a car en route to Mali raises yet more questions about corruption and divisions within Guinea's security forces. A team of gend...


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