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Amadou Koufa (Amadou Diallo)

Date of Birth: c. 1958
Place of Birth: Saraféré

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Parties campaign as jihadists advance

The bodies of 180 of these civilians all male were found in mass graves around the northern town of Djibo home of Burkina Faso's home-grown jihadist group Ansaroul Islam which aligned itself later with Amadou Koufa's Front de Libération du Macina (AC Vol 58 No 6 More progress less movement)...

    Vol 61 No 14 |
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Keïta clings on

Maïga cut off support for the commission that Dicko had set up to try to develop a dialogue with Mali's two most prominent homegrown jihadist chiefs Iyad ag Ghaly head of the Jama'a Nusrat ul-Islam wa al-Muslimin (JNIM) and Amadou Koufa who leads its central Malian subsidiary the Front de Libération du Macina (FLM – AC Vol 60 No 19 The talking cure)...

Crisis summit as insurgents head south

One is that of Dramane Sidibe also simply referred to as 'Hamza' a prominent lieutenant of Amadou Koufa the imam who leads the Front de libération du Macina (FLM) which is part of JNIM (AC Vol 60 No 8 Jihad's shifting fronts)...

    Vol 61 No 12 |
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Keïta cornered

Dicko is not aligned with the homegrown jihadist chiefs Iyad ag Ghaly and Amadou Koufa but he does favour talks with them – a strategy Keïta is now trying to pursue (AC Vol 61 No 4 Terrorists at the table)...

    Vol 61 No 4 |
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Terrorists at the table

President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta says his envoy Dioncounda Traoré had his full authority to initiate talks with jihadist chiefs Iyad ag Ghaly and Amadou Koufa – after years of government insistence there would be no negotiation with terrorists (AC Vol 61 No 1 Advantage jihadists)...

    Vol 61 No 3 |
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Putschist walks free

Meanwhile the special envoy for central Mali former interim head of state Dioncounda Traoré says he has put out feelers to the jihadist leaders Amadou Koufa and Iyad ag Ghaly alarming his Western collaborators...

Jihad's shifting fronts

Amadou Koufa the leader of this katibat recently escaped an anti-terrorist operation launched by the Malian army with French operational support (AC Vol 59 No 4 Fertilising dialogue & 59 No 24 Blow to jihadists)...

Since late 2018 the defence of Fulani communities has been at the very heart of propaganda by Amadou Koufa who has called on Fulanis everywhere from Benin to Cameroon to join the fray...

    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...

New jihadist alliance strikes

The other partners are the Front de libération du Macina led by the firebrand preacher Amadou Koufa and the largely Tuareg Ansar Eddine under the leadership of Iyad ag Ghali which vandalised Timbuktu in 2012 (AC Vol 53 No 8 Rebel against rebel – against the rest)...

The group was led until his killing in May 2017 by Ibrahim Malam Dicko another firebrand preacher and associate of Amadou Koufa...

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