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Suspected rebel fighters in Mali have killed dozens of people belonging to the ethnic Tuareg community in two attacks near the country's border with Niger, according to local sources. Daouda Maiga ... In early 2013, France intervened militarily to assist Malian government forces to take back the region.
Sixteen gunmen appeared on motorbikes outside the town of Anderamboukane and “opened fire on civilians” Thursday, according to statements from the Tuareg groups, the pro-government Gatia and MSA. “Among the victims are young children and elderly people,” they added. A Mali official source ...

Both groups flatly denied any involvement. France intervened militarily in Mali in 2013 to help government forces drive Al-Qaeda-linked extremists out of the north. But large tracts of the country remain lawless despite a peace accord signed with ethnic Tuareg leaders in mid-2015 aimed at isolating the militants. Topics: mali ...
BAMAKO – Mali's government has confirmed a presidential election will be held on 29 July, an official statement said on Friday, after local polls were again pushed back to the end of the year. Planned elections in the African country have been repeatedly postponed since 2013, in part due to security ...
Many of these questions about the Mali mission had already been asked by the news media of Janzen's own organization (Director General Public Affairs) and the government. Either no answers were provided or the response given was so vague it was useless. It is indeed strange that Janzen didn't ...
Waves of foreign soldiers, along with Malian government forces, have failed to eradicate the extremist groups that took control of the northern desert in 2012. Large tracts of territory remain lawless despite a 2015 peace deal intended to end the longer-term conflict that has pitted nomadic Tuaregs in the ...

The Malian government said in addition that 10 French soldiers had been wounded, but the French mission did not immediately respond to a request for comment. “Terrorists wearing blue helmets aboard two cars laden with explosives, including one in the colours of the Malian army and another with a 'UN' ...
Reports say the mission needs the aircraft two months earlier than initially anticipated. MINUSMA was established in 2013 after rebels waged a war against the Malian government. The conflict resulted in a crisis among the nation's government and citizens. The mission aims to support the establishment of ...
He noted that before the Security Council approved a resolution last September creating the sanctions committee, Mali's government wrote to council ... "The Malian actors should not lose sight of the fact that implementation of the agreement despite the elections needs to remain a priority, and it must not ...
I hope that it equally signals to Mali our commitment and resolve to do right by that mandate, and what we can to address the untold suffering inflicted upon the Malian population and what they hold dear as a people. Today's development follows the decision of Pre-Trial Chamber I issued under-seal on 27 ...
That assistance includes medical evacuations for combat and non-combat injuries as well as the provision of fuel, water and rations — exactly what the Canadian military helicopters due to arrive in Mali in August will be configured to do. The Trudeau government made no mention of the G5 Sahel when it ...
The Malian government and several armed groups signed a peace agreement in 2015, but fighting has continued. In 2017, al-Qaeda-linked groups increased attacks and are responsible for several civilian deaths, according to Human Rights Watch (HRW). State security forces also committed extrajudicial ...
After months of wavering, Justin Trudeau's Liberals have finally committed Canadian peacekeepers to a dirty, dangerous mission in Mali. The wisdom of the government's decision this week has already been challenged by critics who say this is not peacekeeping as Canadians have ever known it because ...
OTTAWA — Foreign diplomats are frustrated about the way the Trudeau government handled this week's announcement that Canada will send military helicopters to Mali. The concern isn't that Canada has committed to the peacekeeping mission; that decision has been greeted with relief-tinged applause ...
No Malian head of government has visited Kidal since 2014 when fighting broke out during a visit by then prime minister Moussa Mara which ended with the army suffering a heavy defeat. Maiga on Tuesday said he would visit “without arrogance, in order to listen, and understand the urgent needs of the ...
In 2014, former prime minister Moussa Mara's delegation was greeted with gun and rocket fire. A battle between the Malian army and Tuaregs at the time killed at least 50 soldiers and forced Kidal state governor Sidi Mohamed Ag Ichrach to flee. After that, Mali's central government based in the south more ...
“No Malian government representative has informed any B2Gold representatives in Mali or elsewhere that the government does not agree with the company's position. B2Gold has developed an excellent relationship over the last three years with the government of Mali. All negotiations between the ...

A peace agreement was finally signed in June 2015 between the Malian government, Tuareg rebels and other rebel groups, though the jihadists, some of whom have links to al-Qaida, remain outside the peace process. The UN mission is now responsible for protecting civilians, rebuilding Mali's security ...
He arrived in Tessalit, northeastern Mali, on Thursday morning and was expected in Kidal by the afternoon. No Malian head of government has visited Kidal since 2014 when fighting broke out during a visit by then prime minister Moussa Mara which ended with the army suffering a heavy defeat. The rebels ...
Specifically, the government decided to seek a mandate from the Riigikogu for the deployment of up to 50 active service personnel on a year-long mission to Mali, government spokespeople said. The Estonian contingent would be tasked with ensuring the security of the base and its close environs. Estonia ...
So what is the Liberal government planning to send to Mali? Lightly armed helicopters and troops that are described as "support" and not combat-ready — exactly contrary to the advice offered by the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF). And of course, the Trudeau government wants our UN contingent deployed ...
Earlier this year, during his tenth visit to Mali, he had visited the central region of the country. He had met with representatives from several ministries and human rights commissions. The mandate had always benefited from the full cooperation of the Malian Government. Furthermore, were it not for the ...
“No Malian government representative has informed any B2Gold representatives in Mali or elsewhere that the government does not agree with the company's position.” The company noted it has a strong business relationship with the Mali government, which has inked deals that grants it a 20% ownership ...
OTTAWA – Canada's official Opposition wants a full parliamentary debate on the Liberal government's decision to send a helicopter contingent to support the United Nations peace force in Mali. The call from the Conservatives came Monday after Canada's defence and foreign affairs ministers confirmed the ...
The Conservative defence critic is questioning the Trudeau government's decision to send peacekeeping troops to the troubled West African nation of Mali. A French soldier stands inside a military helicopter during a visit by French President Emmanuel Macron to the troops of Operation Barkhane, France's ...
OTTAWA — The Canadian military's upcoming foray into Mali is expected to include a marked female presence as the Trudeau government looks to have Canada lead by example in the push to have more women on peacekeeping missions. Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland and Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan on ...
OTTAWA — The Canadian military's upcoming foray into Mali is expected to include a marked female presence as the Trudeau government looks to have Canada lead by example in the push to have more women on peacekeeping missions. Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland and Defence Minister ...
OTTAWA — Canada will be dispatching an aviation task force to the troubled West African nation of Mali as part of a United Nations peacekeeping mission, a senior government official said Friday. The government source said the task force will be in Mali for up to 12 months and an official announcement on ...
The Conservative defence critic is questioning the Trudeau government's decision to send peacekeeping troops to the troubled West African nation of Mali. A senior government source, speaking on condition of anonymity, confirmed late Friday night that Canada will dispatch an aviation task force to Mali as ...
The Canadian military will deploy helicopters and support troops, including medical teams, to the troubled West African nation of Mali later this year, CBC News has learned. A senior government official, speaking on background, said a formal announcement will be made Monday. The deployment is in ...
“I want to commend the Malian authorities for their commitment to improve the fate of the country's boys and girls, despite a difficult and volatile security situation,” said Virginia Gamba, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict. “However, I encourage the Government ...
OTTAWA — Canada will be dispatching an aviation task force to the troubled West African nation of Mali as part of a United Nations peacekeeping mission, a senior government official said Friday. The government source said the task force will be in Mali for up to 12 months and an official announcement on ...
OTTAWA – Canada will send helicopters and support troops, including medical staff, to join a United Nations peace-keeping mission in Mali later this year, a senior Canadian government source said late on Friday. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government will announce on Monday that Canada plans to ...
UN Women and partners in Mali and Malawi are working bridge this gap by facilitating women farmers' access to information and markets, and by raising awareness about ... “The Government of Malawi is committed to implementation of interventions in the agriculture sector that will improve [their] lives.
More than two and a half years since its signature in Bamako, the agreement for peace and national reconciliation between the government of Mali, the Coordination of the Movements of Azawad (CMA), and the Plateforme coalition is at a standstill. Particularly by failing to deliver on its key promises, the ...
The claim was made in a statement released on Wednesday by two armed groups, one of which in 2015 signed up to a peace deal with the Malian government pledging to join its fight against jihadists. They said that in clashes with "the bandits," their fighters had recovered "a car and weapons belonging to ...
The claim was made in a statement released on Wednesday by two armed groups, one of which in 2015 signed up to a peace deal with the Malian government pledging to join its fight against jihadists. They said that in clashes with “the bandits,” their fighters had recovered “a car and weapons belonging to ...
Muso designed the strategy, which it implemented with the help of the Malian government, to train community health workers to go door-to-door seeking out and treating sick children rather than waiting for them to be brought to clinics. By treating children within the first signs of illness, workers improve their ...
The Malian government and the regional governor have denied providing arms to the opposing groups. Mali's security minister Salif Traore on Tuesday described the situation as "very complex". "When the security forces go into the area the armed men hide their weapons, and when the forces leave again ...
Rabat – On Thursday last week, an important governmental delegation from Mali, led by Prime Minister Soumeylou Boubeye Maiga, paid a visit to Morocco. The visit was meant to strengthen bilateral ties between the two countries, and boost exchanges on various fronts. According to reports, both in Malian ...
Last November, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) commended the government of Mali's deficit reduction, praising GDP growth of more than 5% arising from strong harvests and government spending, even as the cost of oil imports moved higher. The IMF's extended credit facilities have kept debt at bay ...
A slow-burning crisis is unfolding in Mali, a country set to hold president elections in April. The incumbent, Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, is eligible for a second term but his popularity in turbulent Mali is hard to gauge. One of his challengers is supposedly his ally, Kalifa Sanogo, Mayor of Sikasso, Mali's second ...
Bamako: Four Mali soldiers were killed on Friday when their vehicle ran over a road mine in the central town of Dialloube as they returned from an operation against jihadists, military sources told AFP. "Returning ... In June 2015, Mali's government signed a peace agreement with coalitions of armed groups.
1. The present report is submitted in accordance with Human Rights Council resolution 34/39, adopted on 24 March 2017, in which the Council renewed the mandate of the Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Mali for one year with a view to assisting the Government of Mali in its efforts to ...
The ongoing intra-state conflict in Mali between the central government based in Bamako, and the ethnic minority Tuareg based in northern Mali has seen .... (Sebastian) Some Tuareg elites that were the best representatives of their communities were corrupted by the Malian government and rewarded with ...
Yehia Ag Mohamed Ali, a former minister and member of the opposition Sadi party, told AFP: “According to our information, the seven civilians arrested on February 21 by the Malian army in Sokolo were killed by soldiers.” The government said in a statement on Wednesday that the army was “carrying out ...
The failure to implement the accord has benefitted AQIM, which has used northern Mali as a safe haven from which to orchestrate attacks across the Sahel including several western hotels in Mali and in neighboring Burkina Faso. A unified front comprised of forces from the Malian government and the CMA ...
Mali continues to face a volatile security situation amid growing threats of terrorism, criminality and intercommunity tensions in the northern and central ... On 19th January, the Malian authorities addressed a letter to the Nigerian Government to organize of a high-level meeting in Niamey on 22nd and 23rd ...
A battalion of peacekeepers from MINUSMA patrol the streets of Gao, northern Mali at night. ... and to MINUSMA,” the Council said in a statement paying tribute to the peacekeepers who risk their lives and calling on the Malian Government to swiftly investigate the attack and bring the perpetrators to justice.
The government of Mali should urgently conduct credible investigations into abuses against suspects its army detained during a major military operation ... On February 27, the Malian government announced it had investigated and determined that the seven men were killed during fighting in the region.


 

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