Mali receives helicopters and weapons from Russia

A cargo plane delivered four helicopters, weapons and ammunition from Russia to Mali late on Thursday, Malian interim defence minister Sadio Camara said. He said Mali had bought the helicopters in a contract agreed in December 2020 to support its armed forces in their
October 1, 2021

At least 23 dead after violence in Mali

At least 23 people have died in violence in central Mali, a local official and security sources are quoted as saying. Three villages were attacked by armed men on Sunday, Cheick Harouna Sankare the mayor of a nearby town told journalists. “The
July 2, 2019

Mali president visits Dogon village where dozens killed

resident Ibrahim Boubacar Keita of Mali on Thursday visited the site of an ethnic massacre in central Mali in which gunmen killed dozens of people, vowing once again to crack down on spiralling insecurity. Attackers believed to belong to the Fulani ethnic
June 13, 2019

At least 95 killed in central Mali village attack

Nearly 100 people killed in attack in central Mali village inhabited by Dogon ethnic group, reports say The attack took place in the ethnic Dogon village of Sobane, in Mali’s central Mopti region, where Dogon hunters and members of the largely nomadic Fulani
June 10, 2019

Thousands rally in Mali to protest ethnic violence

Thousands rallied in the Malian capital Bamako on Friday to protest at the failure of the government and international peacekeepers to stem rising ethnic and jihadist violence, notably the massacre of around 160 villagers last month. The protest was one of the
April 7, 2019

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