Demonstration Alert – Bamako, Mali (September 27, 2019)

Location: Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to, the following places in Bamako, Mali: Police Headquarters Ministry of Security Cite Administrative Events: There will be a demonstration organized by the Police Union starting at Police Headquarters, continuing to the Ministry of Security, and ending at the Cite Administrative on September 27th starting at …

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Demonstration Alert – Bamako, Mali (August 2, 2019)

Location: Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to, the following places in Bamako, Mali: Place CAN in ACI 2000 Monument Bougiba Events: A demonstration against the presence of foreign security forces in Mali is scheduled to take place August 2nd, starting at 1400. The march will go from the Place CAN to the …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali (July 26, 2019)

Location: Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to, the following places in Bamako, Mali: Place CAN in ACI 2000 Monument Bougiba Events: A demonstration against the presence of foreign security forces in Mali is scheduled to take place July 26th, starting at 1400. The march will go from the Place CAN to the …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali (July 12 and 13, 2019)

Location: Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to, the following places in Bamako, Mali: Place CAN in ACI 2000 Monument Bougiba Mess Militaire in Badalabougou Events: An authorized march is scheduled to take place July 12th, starting at 1400. The march will go from the Place CAN to the Monument Bougiba.  In addition, demonstrations …

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Demonstration Alert for Saturday, June 29, 2019 in Bamako, Mali

Location: Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to, the following places in Bamako, Mali: Palais des Sports Monument Bougiba Event: One event and one demonstration are scheduled to take place the morning of Saturday June 29, 2019 starting at 0900. While the demonstrations are intended to be peaceful, recent events have encountered a …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali for Friday, June 21, 2019

Location: Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to, the following places in Bamako, Mali: Place CAN in ACI 2000 Monument d ’Independence Bourse du Travail Badalabougou near the G5-Sahel Headquarters Event: Multiple separate demonstrations are scheduled to take place the afternoon of Friday June 21, 2019 starting at 1400. While the demonstrations are …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali

Location: Bamako Event: Due to ongoing large-scale protests near the Monument d’Independence and the ensuing traffic congesting, the US Embassy has directed embassy personnel to shelter in place until further notice. Actions to Take: Shelter in place. Avoid the area of the demonstrations and exercise caution if in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests. …

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Demonstration Alert for Friday, April 5, 2019

The announced gathering point is the Monument d’Independence in Bamako, Mali. Several groups are calling for a march on Friday, April 5th at 14:00 to denounce insecurity in Mali. The demonstration has not been approved by local authorities and may attract large crowds. Traffic disruptions are likely, and the Embassy has received reports indicating that …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali (March 22, 2019)

Location: Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to, the following places in Bamako, Mali: Bourse du Travail Monument de l’Independence. Event: At 16:00 on March 22 a peaceful demonstration is planned in response to the ongoing school crisis. The planned route is from Bourse du Travail to the Monument de l’Independence. The demonstration …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali

December 21, 2018 Location: Bamako Event: The U.S. Embassy in Bamako reminds U.S. citizens that security measures in Mali remain heightened due to crime and ongoing threats posed by transnational terrorist organizations and individuals inspired by extremist ideology throughout Africa. Extremists continue to focus on locations such as shopping centers, airports, hotels, clubs, restaurants, places …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali

December 21, 2018 Location: Bamako Event: During the holiday season security measures in Mali remain heightened due to ongoing threats posed by transnational terrorist organizations and individuals inspired by extremist ideology throughout Africa. The U.S. Embassy has implemented additional security measures for its personnel during the holiday season. U.S. government employees are prohibited from staying …

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Alert: Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali (December 14, 2018)

Location: Bamako Event: During the holiday season security measures in Mali remain heightened due to ongoing threats posed by transnational terrorist organizations and individuals inspired by extremist ideology throughout Africa.  Extremists continue to focus on locations such as shopping centers, airports, hotels, clubs, restaurants, places of worship, transportation hubs, street markets, and other public venues …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali (December 8, 2018)

Location: Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to, the following places in Bamako, Mali: Place de la Liberté Monument d’Independence Bourse du Travail Event: At 08:00 on December 8 opposition leaders are planning a peaceful march to denounce the government’s redistricting plan and protest the security situation in Mali.  While the demonstrations are …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali (October 11, 2018) Location: Bamako and Siby, Mali Event: The U.S. Embassy in Bamako advises U.S. citizens of a recent crime trend. Armed robberies or “car-jackings” on Route National 5 between Siby and Bamako have killed four people in nearly a dozen incidents.  According to Malian police, the …

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Security Alert – Demonstration in Bamako, Mali Saturday September 1, 2018

Location: Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to, the following places in Bamako, Mali: · Place de la Liberté · Monument d’Indépendence · Bourse du Travail Event: At 08:00 on Saturday, September 1, 2018, opposition leaders are planning a peaceful march to protest electoral fraud and reject the final presidential election results, as …

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Security Alert – Demonstrations in Bamako, Mali on August 25, 2018

Location: Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to, the following places in Bamako, Mali: Place de la Liberte Monument d’Independence Bourse du Travail Event: At 08:00 on Saturday, August 25, 2018, opposition leaders are planning a peaceful march to protest electoral fraud and reject the final presidential election results.  The march is scheduled …

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Security Alert – Demonstrations in Bamako, Mali August 18, 2018

Location: Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to, the following places in Bamako, Mali: Place de la Liberte Monument d’Independence Bourse du Travail Event: Opposition leaders are planning a peaceful march to protest electoral fraud on Saturday, August 18, 2018, beginning at 08:00.  The march is scheduled to start at the Place de …

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Security Alert – Demonstrations in Bamako, Mali

Location: Hamdallaye-ACI 2000 neighborhoods of Bamako.  Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to: ·     Headquarters of Soumaila Cisse’s campaign in ACI 2000 ·     Constitutional Court Event: Supporters of Soumaila Cisse have announced a demonstration for today, August 16, 2018, at 16:00.  The demonstration may take the form of a moto/car caravan.  While the demonstration is …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali

Location: Bamako and other major cities in Mali Event: The potential for violence is heightened on and around Mali’s presidential elections scheduled for July 29, 2018. While the most recent election-related demonstration that took place on June 8, 2018 was peaceful, other rallies have turned violent.  Additionally, there is an ongoing threat of attacks against …

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Alert for U.S. Citizens: Malian Authorities Conducting Routine Health Screenings for Travelers Arriving from DRC

The Mali Ministry of Health announced that as a public health precaution following a reported outbreak of Ebola Virus in a remote northwestern province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Malian authorities are conducting routine screenings of all travelers arriving from the DRC at points of entry into Mali, including at Modibo Keita …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Continued Threat of Attacks in Bamako and Gao, Mali

U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali Security Message for U.S. Citizens Continued Threat of Attacks in Bamako and Gao, Mali October 3, 2017 The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens of a continued threat of attacks against hotels, restaurants, and bars frequented by Westerners, particularly in the cities of Bamako and Gao, Mali.  Avoid vulnerable locations with poor …

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Message for U.S. Citizens:  Special State Elections in April

California Special Primary Election: The State of California will conduct a special primary election on Tuesday, April 4, 2017, for the 34th Congressional District.  This district consists of part of Los Angeles County.  If no candidate receives more than 50% of the vote, a special general election will be held on June 6. Kansas Special …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Local Elections in Mali – November 20

The U.S. Embassy wishes to inform U.S. citizens that Mali will hold local elections on November 20. While the elections are expected to be peaceful, U.S. citizens are urged to exercise caution during this period. Review your personal security plans, remain aware of your surroundings, including local events, and monitor local news stations for updates. …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens Threat of Kidnapping of Westerners in Timbuktu

Messages for U.S. Citizens Bamako, Mali – Embassy of the United States The U.S. Embassy wishes to inform U.S. citizens that it has received information regarding a heightened risk of kidnapping of Westerners in Timbuktu and surrounding regions. Please avoid the region, and exercise extreme vigilance if you are currently in the area.  Due to …

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