Mali: French Air Strike Killed 19 – UN

Mali: French Air Strike Killed 19 – UN

NEW YORK, 30 March 2021 – Nineteen civilians attending a wedding were killed last January 3 by a French airstrike in Mali, a United Nations commission of inquiry has found. French military authorities denied the charges at the time of the raid. The airstrike targeted...
Sahel: Jihadists More Deadly Along Niger’s Borders

Sahel: Jihadists More Deadly Along Niger’s Borders

NIAMEY, 26 March 2021 – Jihadist militants active along Niger’s borders with Mali and Burkina Faso appear to be expanding their geographic scope, staging more daring and deadlier attacks. Over the last fortnight, Jihadists in these regions have killed at least...
Niger: Fifty-eight Killed Near Border with Mali

Niger: Fifty-eight Killed Near Border with Mali

NIAMEY, 16 March 2021 – Unidentified gunmen have killed at least 58 people during an attack in Niger’s Tillaberi region, near the border with neighboring Mali. The Nigerien government said the assailants opened fire on four vehicles full of people who were returning...
Mali: El-Ghassim Wane to Mediate Peace

Mali: El-Ghassim Wane to Mediate Peace

NEW YORK, 16 March 2021 – The United Nations has named Mauritanian-born diplomat El-Ghassim Wane  to head the peacekeeping process in Mali. The announcement published Monday names him the UN Secretary‑General’s Special Representative and Head of the United Nations...
Mali-Uganda: First COVAX Deliverred Vaccines

Mali-Uganda: First COVAX Deliverred Vaccines

BAMAKO, 6 March 2021 – Mali and Uganda on Friday received their first consignments of COVAX-donated COVID-19 vaccine doses, officials in both countries confirmed Saturday. Mali received some 396,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine on Friday. According to Malian...
Mali-Venezuela: Foreign Currency Deal

Mali-Venezuela: Foreign Currency Deal

BAMAKO, 4 March 2021 – Venezuela’s cash-strapped govnerment turned to Mali last year to secure foreign currency, an investigation by Reuters news agency has revealed. Venezuela reportedly sent gold to Mali in Russian-owned planes, according to Julio Borges, a...
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