Tag: Bamako

Mali: Al-Qaeda affiliate claims deadly attack

July 25, 2022

An armed group in Mali affiliated with al-Qaeda has claimed responsibility for a deadly attack on the country’s main Kati military base near the capital ... Read More

Mali: France and its European partners to decide on the future of the Takuba force

February 2, 2022

Following the decision of the Malian authorities to expel the French ambassador in Bamako, the French government spokesman, Gabriel Attal, said on Tuesday that the ... Read More

Death of former Malian president Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta

January 17, 2022

Former Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita died Sunday in Bamako at the age of 76, a year and a half after being overthrown by the ... Read More

Morocco Gleaned Necessary Backing for Return to AU, Algerian PM

January 17, 2017

Algerian Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal has acknowledged that Morocco has gained the necessary backing for its return to the African Union (AU). The Algerian top ... Read More

Mauritania frees Ansar Dine spokesman, concerns raised

August 7, 2015

Mauritania has released the former spokesman of Ansar Dine, Sidi Mohamed Ould Mohamed Ould Bouamama, aka Sanda Ould Bouamama, from prison raising fears that he ... Read More

Morocco’s King to Revive Inter-Malian Dialog

February 19, 2014

King Mohammed VI of Morocco who started on Tuesday a visit to Mali, first step of a four-stop Africa trip that will also take him ... Read More

Red Cross Workers in Mali Abducted by Al Qaeda-Linked Islamists

February 14, 2014

A Red Cross team working in northern Mali has been kidnapped by an al Qaeda-linked Islamist group known as the Movement for Oneness and Jihad ... Read More

Forgotten Aspects in the War Against AQIM

January 1, 2014

The killing of three French journalists in northern Malian region of Kidal in early November 2013 is indicative of the ability of Al-Qaeda in the ... Read More

The View from Paris : Africa Should ‘Ensure its Own Security’

December 10, 2013

Africa must first "ensure its own security" so it can realize its "destiny", asserted French President François Hollande when addressing some 40 African leaders as ... Read More

Morocco Renews Determination to Foster Cooperation with Africa

November 9, 2013

Morocco has renewed determination to foster cooperation and partnership with African countries and to help fulfill the aspirations of African peoples to development and stability. ... Read More