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Amadou Koufa (Amadou Diallo)

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

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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...

    Vol 59 No 4 |
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Fertilising dialogue

It is here that the jihadist preacher Amadou Koufa has exploited the grievances of young Peul (Fulani) herdsmen...

    Vol 58 No 7 |
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Combat and compromise

The other key face is Amadou Koufa a radical preacher with a considerable following among the Peulh of Mopti region in central Mali (AC Vol 58 No 6 More progress less movement)...

More progress, less movement

With remnants of MUJAO moving to central Mali and the appearance of another outfit in the same region the Front de libération du Macina (FLM) led by the equally tough-talking Amadou Koufa joining forces with Malam's followers was only a matter of time (AC Vol 57 No 19 Instability goes national)...

    Vol 57 No 19 |
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Instability goes national

This is a region where jihadists from abroad have exploited local radical preaching by the likes of Amadou Koufa along with resentment of military heavy-handedness and longstanding inter-communal grievances (AC Vol 56 No 24 Attack targets peace deal)...

    Vol 56 No 24 |
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Attack targets peace deal

After being linked to a spate of attacks in the Mopti region the FLM suffered a setback when the authorities detained Allaye Bocari Dia who has played a key role in its financing and is seen as the right-hand of the FLM leader fiery preacher Amadou Koufa...

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