MNLA

By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 2nd, 2014
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By Said Temsamani Today King Mohammed VI received, at the Royal Palace in Marrakech, Bilal AG Cherif, Secretary General of the National Movement for the Liberation of Azawad (MNLA), accompanied by the movement’s spokesperson, Moussa AG Attaher. The Royal audience aims to give a new impetus to the ong...
By IndepthAfrica
In Mali
Aug 15th, 2013
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Mali, and its new president Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta, must count themselves exceptionally lucky that he won such a convincing victory in both rounds of the recently concluded elections. The huge margin of his win, and the graceful concession from his main opponent, means IBK has a genuine democratic ma...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 6th, 2013
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While François Hollande was briefing the U.S Vice President Joe Biden on the current situation in Mali during a luncheon, the Malian Minister of foreign Affairs Tieman Coulibaly, was speaking to a group of students and analysts and french meida in a conference at Sciences Po Paris. He echoed the scen...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 18th, 2012
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By Lydia Alpizar Duran, trust.org West African Mali has a population of approximately 14.5 million concentrated primarily in the south. In the north, where some 1.5-2 million Malians reside, the provinces of Timbuktu, Kidal and Gao are a mosaic of traditional clans. Following independence from France...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 5th, 2012
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Jeremy H. Keenan The Tuareg are Berbers, not Arabs, and are the indigenous population of much of the Central Sahara and Sahel. Their population is estimated at 2-3 millions. Their largest numbers, some 800,000, live in Mali, followed by Niger, with smaller concentrations in Algeria, Burkina Faso and ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Mali
Jun 11th, 2012
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As Mali is increasingly compared to Somalia, Afghanistan, African Union seeks UN backing for an intervention By David LewisReuters DAKAR — When Mali’s Tuareg nomads launched a rebellion in January, many in Africa thought it would be just the latest in a long line of desert uprisings to be swiftly pla...
By IndepthAfrica
In Mali
Jun 1st, 2012
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Only days after Tuareg rebels and Islamist fighters announced an alliance for a new Islamic state in northern Mali, the Tuareg rebels have backed away from the deal. An analyst says this latest move points to a dilemma the Tuaregs have faced since the start of this latest rebellion – how to han...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 6th, 2012
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Mark C. Toner Acting Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC April 6, 2012 We do not recognize the statement by the National Movement for the Liberation of the Azawad (MNLA) announcing independence as valid, and we reiterate our support for the territorial integrity of Mali. We stand ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Mali
Apr 6th, 2012
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West African states and military junta reportedly agree deal in which president and coup leader will both stand aside. Representatives of West African states and the military junta which seized power in Mali are reported to have reached a deal in which the country’s president and the coup leade...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 5th, 2012
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BAMAKO — Amid the chaos of Mali’s northern rebellion, it is the charismatic Tuareg leader Iyad Ag Ghaly who — for now at least — has emerged as the greatest victor. Alongside a hotchpotch of highly motivated and well-armed Tuareg and Islamist fighters, Ag Ghaly has exploited a March...