Demonstration Alert – Bamako, Mali – October 2, 2020

Demonstration Alert – Bamako, Mali – October 2, 2020 Location: Monument de l’Indépendance Event: Supporters of Malian singer Sidiki Diabaté, who was recently detained on a charge of assault, are planning a demonstration on Friday, October 2 at 2:00 PM at the Monument de l’Indépendance to demand his release. Demonstrations sometimes turn violent, resulting in …

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Demonstration Alert – Bamako, Mali – September 26, 2020

Location: Monument de l’Indépendance to Centre Awa Event: The “platform against gender-based violence” is planning a march on Saturday, September 26, at 8:00 AM to support victims of gender-based violence.  The march is planned to start at the Monument de l’Indépendance and end at Centre Awa. Demonstrations sometimes turn violent, resulting in the burning of …

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Demonstration Alert – Bamako, Mali

Location: Monument de l’Independance Event: The movement “France Dégage” has called for a rally on Tuesday, September 22, at 2:00 PM at the Monument de l’Indépendance to denounce France’s involvement in Mali’s political affairs. Spontaneous demonstrations are also possible in other areas of Mali.  Demonstrations sometimes turn violent, resulting in the burning of tires, clashes …

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Demonstration Alert – Bamako, Mali – September 15 and 17, 2020

Location: Monument de l’Independance and the French Embassy  Event: The U.S. Embassy has heard reports that the Mouvement Populaire du 4 Septembre (MP4) has called for a rally on Tuesday, September 15, at 2:00 PM at the Monument de l’Independance to express support for Mali’s de facto authority, the National Committee for the Salvation of …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy, Bamako, Mali

Location: Bamako, Mali Event: The U.S. Embassy has received reports of clashes between security forces and protesters near and around the Centre International de Conferences de Bamako (CICB) and the Monument de l’Independance.  Security forces are using tear gas to disperse protesters and vehicle access is being restricted in the area.  National consultations are expected …

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Demonstration Alert – Bamako, Mali

Location: Monument de l’Independance Event: The U.S. Embassy has heard reports that the group Mouvement Populaire du 4 Septembre has announced plans for a demonstration at 2:00 p.m. along Boulevard de l’Independance.  Tents and loudspeakers were observed at the Monument de l’Independance.  Spontaneous demonstrations are also possible in other areas of Mali. These demonstrations sometimes …

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Demonstration Alert – Bamako, Mali – August 22, 2020

Location: Bourse du Travail Event: The U.S. Embassy has heard reports of a violent clash of protesters and counter protesters at the Bourse du Travail (north of the Monument de l’Independance).  Security forces are on the scene and deploying tear gas to disperse both groups.  Spontaneous demonstrations are also possible in other areas of Mali. …

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Security Alert – Bamako, Mali

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy, Bamako, Mali – August 21, 2020 Location: Bamako, Mali Event: The U.S. Embassy is aware of the implementation of a nationwide curfew from midnight to 5:00 am.  While Malian air and land borders were re-opened Friday, August 21, ECOWAS countries announced a closure of their air and land borders with …

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Demonstration Alert — Bamako, Mali

Location: Monument de l’Independance Event: The group Mouvement du 5 Juin – Rassemblement des Forces Patriotiques (M5-RFP) has called for a demonstration on August 21, 2020 at 2:00 pm. Spontaneous demonstrations are also possible in other areas of Mali.  This event has not yet been authorized by the local authorities. These demonstrations sometimes turn violent …

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Demonstration Alert – Bamako, Mali – August 21, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Location: Monument de l’Independance Event: The group Mouvement du 5 Juin – Rassemblement des Forces Patriotiques (M5-RFP) has called for a demonstration on August 21, 2020 at 2:00 pm. Spontaneous demonstrations are also possible in other areas of Mali.  This event has not yet been authorized by the local authorities. These demonstrations sometimes turn violent …

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Security Alert – Bamako, Mali

Location: Bamako, Mali Event: The U.S. Embassy is aware of the implementation of a nationwide curfew from 9:00 pm to 5:00 am and the closure of Malian air and land borders until further notice.  The Modibo Keita International Airport in Bamako is closed and commercial flights have been suspended.  Sporadic gunfire in Bamako was reported …

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Security Alert – Bamako, Mali

Location: Bamako and Kati, Mali Event: The U.S. Embassy is aware of gunfire and unrest in the area of Kati, as well as ongoing police/military operations in Bamako.  There have been multiple reports of gunfire throughout the city as well as reports of soldiers driving in trucks and firing their weapons in the air.  There …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy, Bamako, Mali

Location: Bamako and Kati Mali Event: The U.S. Embassy is aware of gunfire and unrest in the area of Kati, as well as ongoing police/military operations in Bamako.  There are also reports of demonstrators gathering at the Monument de l’Independance.  The U.S. recommends all U.S. citizens avoid these areas, if possible.  Likewise, the U.S. Embassy …

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Security Alert – Bamako, Mali

Location: Bamako and Kati, Mali Event: The U.S. Embassy is aware of gunfire and unrest in the area of Kati, as well as ongoing police/military operations in Bamako.  There are also reports of demonstrators gathering at the Monument de l’Independance.  The U.S. recommends all U.S. citizens avoid these areas, if possible.  Likewise, the U.S. Embassy …

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Demonstration Alert – Bamako, Mali

Location: Monument de l’Independance Event: The group Mouvement du 5 Juin – Rassemblement des Forces Patriotiques has called for protests on August 11, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. Spontaneous demonstrations are also possible throughout Bamako. These demonstrations sometimes turn violent resulting in the burning of tires, clashes with the police, blockage on the roads and bridges, …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali

Location: Mali Event: Ongoing COVID-19 Response The Government of Mali has announced that as of August 5, 2020 there are 2,546 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Mali, including 124 deaths and 1,950 recoveries. The government announced the resumption of commercial air travel effective July 25, 2020 and the reopening of land borders to passenger traffic on July …

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Demonstration Alert – Bamako, Mali – August 3, 2020

Location: Bamako, Mali Event: The group Mouvement du 5 Juin – Rassemblement des Forces Patriotiques has called for a resumption of protests starting on August 3, 2020. Spontaneous demonstrations are possible throughout Bamako. These demonstrations sometimes turn violent resulting in the burning of tires, clashes with the police, blockage on the roads and bridges, throwing …

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Demonstration Alert – Bamako, Mali

Location: Bamako, Mali  Event: The group Mouvement du 5 Juin – Rassemblement des Forces Patriotiques has called for a resumption of protests starting on August 3, 2020. Spontaneous demonstrations are possible throughout Bamako. These demonstrations sometimes turn violent resulting in the burning of tires, clashes with the police, blockage on the roads and bridges, throwing …

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Health Alert U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali

Health Alert U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali July 29, 2020 Location: Mali Event: Ongoing COVID-19 Response The Government of Mali has announced that as of July 28, 2020 there are 2,520 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Mali, including 124 deaths and 1,919 recoveries. The government announced the resumption of commercial air travel effective July 25, 2020 and the …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali

Location: Mali Event: Ongoing COVID-19 Response The Government of Mali has announced that as of July 20, 2020 there are 2,475 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Mali, including 121 deaths and 1,851 recoveries. The Government of Mali has implemented enhanced screening and quarantine measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19.  The government has prohibited flights coming from countries …

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Demonstration Alert – Bamako, Mali

Location: Bamako, Mali Event: The group Mouvement du 5 Juin – Rassemblement des Forces Patriotiques has cancelled its demonstration scheduled for July 17, 2020 at the Monument de l’Independence, but called for continued civil disobedience on July 17. Spontaneous demonstrations are possible throughout Bamako. These demonstrations sometimes turn violent resulting in the burning of tires, …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali – July 15, 2020 Location: Mali Event: Ongoing COVID-19 Response The Government of Mali has announced that as of July 14, 2020 there are 2,423 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Mali, including 121 deaths and 1,748 recoveries. The Government of Mali has implemented enhanced screening and quarantine measures to reduce the spread …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy, Bamako, Mali

Location:  Bamako, Mali Event: Demonstrations and civil disobedience continue in the Badalobougou neighborhood and throughout Bamako. Many of these demonstrations have turned violent resulting in the burning of tires, clashes with the police, blockage on the roads and bridges, the deployment of tear gas, and small arms fire. There have been reports of several deaths and injuries. …

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Demonstration Alert – Bamako, Mali – Continued Demonstrations on Tuesday July 14, 2020

Location: Bamako, Mali Event: The group Mouvement du 5 Juin – Rassemblement des Forces Patriotiques has called for continued demonstrations and civil disobedience. Spontaneous demonstrations throughout Bamako are possible on July 14. These demonstrations sometimes turn violent resulting in the burning of tires, clashes with the police, blockage on the roads and bridges, the deployment of …

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Demonstration Alert – Bamako, Mali – Continued Demonstrations on Monday July 13, 2020

Location:Bamako, Mali  Event: The group Mouvement du 5 Juin – Rassemblement des Forces Patriotiques has called for continued demonstrations and civil disobedience. Spontaneous demonstrations throughout Bamako are possible on July 13.  These demonstrations sometimes turn violent resulting in the burning of tires, clashes with the police, blockage on the roads and bridges, the deployment of tear …

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Demonstration Alert – Bamako Mali – Ongoing Demonstrations on Sunday July 12, 2020

Demonstration Alert – Bamako Mali – Ongoing Demonstrations on Sunday July 12, 2020 Location: Gathering points include, but are not limited to, the following places in Bamako, Mali: –          Badalabougou, Bridges, and Monument de L’Independence Event: The group Mouvement du 5 Juin – Rassemblement des Forces Patriotiques is planning a demonstration at the Mosque of Imam …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali

Location: Bamako, Mali  Event: Demonstration Alert – Stay at Home – Continued Demonstrations in Bamako on Saturday July 11, 2020 The group Mouvement du 5 Juin – Rassemblement des Forces Patriotiques has called for continued demonstrations and civil disobedience. Demonstrations throughout Bamako have been reported including clashes with security forces, the deployment of tear gas, …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali

Event: Demonstration Alert – Continued Demonstrations in Bamako, Mali on Saturday July 11, 2020 The group Mouvement du 5 Juin – Rassemblement des Forces Patriotiques has called for continued demonstrations and civil disobedience. Spontaneous demonstrations throughout Bamako are possible on July 11. These demonstrations sometimes turn violent resulting in the burning of tires, clashes with …

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Demonstration Alert – Planned Demonstration in Bamako on Friday July 10, 2020

Announced gathering point includes, but is not limited to, the following place in Bamako, Mali: Monument de l’Independance  Event: The group Mouvement du 5 Juin – Rassemblement des Forces Patriotiques is planning a demonstration at the Monument de l’Independance on Friday, July 10 at 2:00 p.m. The Malian authorities have not approved this demonstration. Recent …

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Demonstration Alert – Planned Demonstration on Saturday, June 27, 2020

Location: Announced gathering point includes, but is not limited to, the following place in Bamako, Mali: Monument de l’Independance Event: The group Convergence of Republican Forces is planning a demonstration in support of the President of Mali at the Monument de L’Independance on Saturday, June 27 at 2:00 p.m. The Malian authorities have not approved …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali – June 24, 2020

Location: Mali  Event: Ongoing COVID-19 Response The Government of Mali has announced that as of June 23, 2020 there are 2,001 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Mali, including 112 deaths and 1,333 recoveries. The Government of Mali has implemented enhanced screening and quarantine measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19.  The government has prohibited flights coming from countries …

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Demonstration Alert – Planned Demonstration on Friday

Location Announced gathering point includes, but is not limited to, the following place in Bamako, Mali: –          Monument de l’Independance Event:  The group Mouvement de 5 Juin – Rassemblement des Forces Patriotiques is planning a demonstration at the Monument de L’Independance on Friday, June 19 at 2:00 p.m. Some of the …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali

Location: Mali Event: Ongoing COVID-19 Response The Government of Mali has announced that as of June 15, 2020 there are 1,860 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Mali, including 104 deaths and 1,125 recoveries. The Government of Mali has implemented enhanced screening and quarantine measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19.  The government has prohibited flights coming from countries …

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COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information Last updated: 09/24/2020 Country Specific Information The Government of Mali has announced that as of September 21, 2020 there were 3,034 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Mali, including 130 deaths and 2,382 recoveries. The government announced the resumption of commercial air travel effective July 25, 2020 and the reopening of land borders to passenger …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali – June 10, 2020 Location: Mali Event: Ongoing COVID-19 Response The Government of Mali has announced that as of June 9, 2020 there are 1,586 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Mali, including 94 deaths and 931 recoveries. The Government of Mali has implemented enhanced screening and quarantine measures to reduce the spread …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali – June 4, 2020 Location: Mali Event: Ongoing COVID-19 Response The Government of Mali has announced that as of June 3, 2020 there are 1,386 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Mali, including 79 deaths and 788 recoveries. The Government of Mali has implemented enhanced screening and quarantine measures to reduce the spread of …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali – May 26, 2020 Location: Mali Event: Ongoing COVID-19 Response The Embassy is not currently planning to organize any additional flights to the United States; however, the Embassy will remain in close contact with the airlines to encourage commercial flight options.  Should any additional flights become available, information will be …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali – May 20, 2020 Location: Mali Event: Ongoing COVID-19 Response – May 21 Flight CONFIRMED The Embassy has confirmed the planned May 21 flight to the United States. Individuals who purchased tickets will receive their tickets electronically shortly—if you have not received your ticket by 11:00 p.m., please contact us …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali – May 20, 2020 Location: Mali Event: Ongoing COVID-19 Response – May 21 Flight CONFIRMED The Embassy has confirmed the planned May 21 flight to the United States. Individuals who purchased tickets will receive their tickets electronically—if you have not received your ticket, please contact us immediately.  If you have …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali – May 19, 2020 (UPDATE)

Location: Mali Event: Ongoing COVID-19 Response – May 21 Flight CONFIRMED The Embassy has confirmed the planned May 21 flight to the United States. Individuals who purchased tickets will receive emails with additional flight details.  If you have not yet purchased a ticket for this flight and wish to do so, please contact ACSBamako@state.gov immediately.  Only those …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali

Location: Mali Event: Ongoing COVID-19 Response – Flight Tentatively Rescheduled for May 21 Thank you for your patience; at this time, the flight remains tentative.  If you have not yet made payment for the flight and wish to travel, you have until 12:00 noon today to do so.  The larger the number of people who have …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali – May 18, 2020 Location: Mali Event: Ongoing COVID-19 Response – Flight Tentatively Rescheduled for May 21 Thank you for your patience.  We are continuing to pursue every option to make the flight possible.  The flight remains tentative, but has been rescheduled to Thursday, May 21, 2020 pending final confirmation. …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali

Location: Mali Event: Ongoing COVID-19 Response – Flight Tentatively Scheduled for May 20 The U.S. Embassy will provide a final decision regarding the flight tomorrow Monday, May 18, 2020. The Embassy of the United States in Mali has tentatively scheduled a special commercial flight on Ethiopian Airlines direct from Bamako, Mali to Washington Dulles International Airport …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali – May 15, 2020

Location: Mali Event: Ongoing COVID-19 Response – Flight Tentatively Scheduled for May 20 DEADLINE EXTENDED TO PURCHASE TICKETS – If you preregistered for this flight and received instructions about purchasing a ticket, please purchase your tickets immediately. The flight will be cancelled if there are not enough tickets sold as of today, Friday May 15. …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali

Location: Mali Event: Ongoing COVID-19 Response – Flight Tentatively Scheduled for May 20 Important – If you preregistered for this flight and received instructions about purchasing a ticket, please purchase your tickets immediately. The flight will be cancelled if there are not enough tickets sold as of today, Thursday May 14. The Embassy of the United States …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali

Location: Mali Event: Ongoing COVID-19 Response – Flight Tentatively Scheduled for May 20 The Embassy of the United States in Mali has tentatively scheduled a special commercial flight on Ethiopian Airlines direct from Bamako, Mali to Washington Dulles International Airport on Wednesday, May 20. Seats will cost $2100 in economy and $2900 in business class. Please …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali

Location: Mali Event: Ongoing COVID-19 Response – Flight Tentatively Scheduled for May 20 The Embassy of the United States in Mali has tentatively scheduled a special commercial flight on Ethiopian Airlines direct from Bamako, Mali to Washington Dulles International Airport on Wednesday, May 20.  Seats will cost $2100 in economy and $2900 in business class.  Please note onward travel …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali – May 11, 2020

Location: Mali  Event: Ongoing COVID-19 Response – Flight Tentatively Scheduled for May 20 The Embassy of the United States in Mali has tentatively scheduled a special commercial flight on Ethiopian Airlines direct from Bamako, Mali to Washington Dulles International Airport on Wednesday, May 20.  Seats will cost $2100 in economy and $2900 in business class.  Please note onward travel …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali – May 11, 2020 Location: Mali Event: Ongoing COVID-19 Response – Flight Tentatively Scheduled for May 20 The Embassy of the United States in Mali has tentatively scheduled a special commercial flight on Ethiopian Airlines direct from Bamako, Mali to Washington Dulles International Airport on Wednesday, May 20. Seats will …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali

Location: Mali Event: Ongoing COVID-19 Response – Flight Tentatively Scheduled for May 20 The Embassy of the United States in Mali has tentatively scheduled a special commercial flight on Ethiopian Airlines direct from Bamako, Mali to Washington Dulles International Airport on Wednesday, May 20.  Seats will cost $2100 in economy and $2900 in business class.  Please note onward travel …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali – May 7, 2020  Location: Mali Event: Ongoing COVID-19 Response – Flight Tentatively Scheduled for May 20 The Embassy of the United States in Mali has tentatively scheduled a special commercial flight on Ethiopian Airlines direct from Bamako, Mali to Washington Dulles International Airport on Wednesday, May 20. Seats will …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali – May 6, 2020   Location: Mali   Event: Ongoing COVID-19 Response – Flight Tentatively Scheduled for May 20   The Embassy of the United States in Mali has tentatively scheduled a special commercial flight from Bamako, Mali to Washington Dulles International Airport on Wednesday, May 20.  Seats will cost $2100 in economy and …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali

Location: Mali  Event: Ongoing COVID-19 Response – Flight Tentatively Scheduled for May 20 The Embassy of the United States in Mali has tentatively scheduled a special commercial flight from Bamako, Mali to Washington Dulles International Airport on Wednesday, May 20.  Seats will cost $2100 in economy and $2900 in business class. This flight will serve American citizens, Lawful Permanent …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali

Location: Mali Event: Ongoing COVID-19 Response – Flight Tentatively Scheduled for May 20 The Embassy of the United States in Mali has tentatively scheduled a special commercial flight from Bamako, Mali to Washington Dulles International Airport on Wednesday, May 20. Seats will cost $2100 in economy and $2900 in business class. This flight will serve American …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali

Location: Mali Event: Ongoing COVID-19 Response The Government of Mali has announced that as of April 30 there are 490 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Mali, including 26 deaths and 135 recoveries. The U.S. Embassy in Bamako is aware of the hardship current travel restrictions have created for U.S. citizens who need to return to the United …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali – April 29, 2020 Location: Mali  Event: Ongoing COVID-19 Response The Government of Mali has announced that as of April 29 there are 482 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Mali, including 25 deaths and 129 recoveries. The U.S. Embassy in Bamako is aware of the hardship current travel restrictions have created for …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali

Location: Mali Event: Ongoing COVID-19 Response The Government of Mali has announced that as of April 27 there are 408 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Mali, including 23 deaths and 113 recoveries. The U.S. Embassy in Bamako is aware of the hardship current travel restrictions have created for U.S. citizens who need to return to the United …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali

Location: Mali Event: Ongoing COVID-19 Response The Government of Mali has announced that as of April 26 there are 389 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Mali, including 23 deaths and 112 recoveries. The U.S. Embassy in Bamako is aware of the hardship current travel restrictions have created for U.S. citizens who need to return to the United …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali – April 20, 2020

Location: Mali  Event: Ongoing COVID-19 Response – Repatriation Flight on April 21 The U.S. Embassy is organizing a repatriation flight for April 21 from Bamako’s Modibo Keita International Airport to Washington Dulles International Airport in northern Virginia.  Registration for this flight has closed. Please direct questions to  ACSBamako@state.gov . Capacity on this flight is very limited, and not everyone …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali – April 19, 2020  Location: Mali  Event: Ongoing COVID-19 Response – Repatriation Flight on April 21 The U.S. Embassy is organizing a repatriation flight for April 21 from Bamako’s Modibo Keita International Airport to Washington Dulles International Airport in northern Virginia. Registration for this flight has closed. Please direct questions to  ACSBamako@state.gov . …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali – April 18, 2020

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali – April 18, 2020 Location: Mali Event: Ongoing COVID-19 Response – Repatriation Flight on April 21 The U.S. Embassy is organizing a repatriation flight for April 21 from Bamako’s Modibo Keita International Airport to Washington Dulles International Airport in northern Virginia.  If you wish to travel to the United States on this flight, …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali – April 16, 2020 Location: Mali Event: Ongoing COVID-19 Response – Repatriation Flight on April 21 The U.S. Embassy is organizing a repatriation flight for April 21 from Bamako’s Modibo Keita International Airport to Washington Dulles International Airport in northern Virginia.  If you wish to travel to the United States on this flight,you …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali

Location: Mali Event: Ongoing COVID-19 Response – Repatriation Flight on April 21 The U.S. Embassy is organizing a repatriation flight for April 21 from Bamako’s Modibo Keita International Airport to Washington Dulles International Airport in northern Virginia.  If you wish to travel to the United States on this flight,you must complete and submit the information in  this form , by …

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Demonstration Alert – Planned Demonstration for April 17, 2020

Demonstration Alert – Planned Demonstration for April 17, 2020 Location: Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to, the following places in Bamako, Mali: Monument de l’independence Monument de la Paix  Events: The political party URD has called for a march at the Monument de l’Independance on Friday April 17 from 2:00 to 5:00 …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali – April 16, 2020 Location: Mali Event: Ongoing COVID-19 Response – Potential Flight Opportunity The U.S. Embassy in Bamako is aware of the hardship current travel restrictions have created for U.S. citizens who need to return to the United States. The U.S. Embassy is exploring all options to address the current travel …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali

Location: Mali Event: Ongoing COVID-19 Response The Government of Mali has announced that as of April 15 there are 148 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Mali, including 13 deaths and 34 recoveries. The U.S. Embassy in Bamako is aware of the hardship current travel restrictions have created for U.S. citizens who need to return to the United …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali

Location: Mali Event: Ongoing COVID-19 Response The Government of Mali has announced that as of April 13 there are 123 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Mali, including 10 deaths and 26 recoveries. The U.S. Embassy in Bamako is aware of the hardship current travel restrictions have created for U.S. citizens who need to return to the United …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali

Location: Mali Event: Ongoing COVID-19 Response The Government of Mali has announced that as of April 8 there are 59 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Mali, including seven deaths and 16 recoveries. The U.S. Embassy in Bamako is aware of the hardship current travel restrictions have created for U.S. citizens who need to return to the …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali

Location: Mali Event: Ongoing COVID-19 Response The Government of Mali has announced that as of April 6 there are 47 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Mali, including five deaths. The U.S. Embassy in Bamako is aware of the hardship current travel restrictions have created for U.S. citizens who need to return to the United States. The …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali

Location: Mali  Event: Ongoing COVID-19 Response – Repatriation Flight on April 2 A repatriation flight from Bamako to the United States is scheduled for Thursday, April 2.  If you are a confirmed passenger, please regularly check your email for further details and instructions.  This will likely be the last repatriation flight organized by the U.S. Embassy. …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali – March 31, 2020 UPDATE

Location: Mali  Event: Ongoing COVID-19 Response – Repatriation Flight RESCHEDULED to April 1 The repatriation flight from Bamako to the United States has been rescheduled to Wednesday, April 1.  If you are a confirmed passenger, please await a message with further instructions.   This will likely be the last repatriation flight organized by the U.S. Embassy. …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali

Event: Ongoing COVID-19 Response – Repatriation Flight Tuesday, March 31 The US Embassy in Bamako has organized a repatriation flight for U.S. citizens from Bamako’s Modibo Keita International Airport to Washington Dulles International Airport in northern Virginia. The flight will take place on Tuesday, March 31. The flight will go directly from Bamako, Mali to Dulles …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali – March 28, 2020 Location: Mali Event: Ongoing COVID-19 Response The US Embassy is working closely to pursue flight options to the United States. There is  a possibility that a flight can occur as soon as Monday, March 30. American Citizens who are interested in leaving on Monday March 30 should send …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali

Location: Mali Event: Ongoing COVID-19 Response On March 27, the Government of Mali announced there are now eleven confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Mali. While several of the afflicted persons are recent travelers, some have not recently left Mali. All eleven cases are being managed by Malian health authorities. The US Embassy is working closely with airlines …

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Health Alert Mali – March 26, 2020

 Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali – March 26, 2020 Event: Ongoing COVID-19 Response On March 25, the Government of Mali announced there are two confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Mali – one case is in Bamako and one in Kayes.  Both persons arrived in Mali from France (March 12 and 16), and both cases are …

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Demonstration Alert – for Bamako, Mali Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Location:   Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to, the following places in Bamako, Mali:   –          Place de la Liberté –          Monument d l’Independence   Event:   The Teachers’ Union will hold a march on March 11, 2020 to demand the government uphold its agreement with the teachers.  The march will begin …

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Alert – Large Public Meeting in Bamako on Saturday, February 29, 2020

Location: Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to, the following place in Bamako, Mali: Palais de la Culture Event: The Coordination of Movements, Associations, and Sympathizers of Mahmoud Dicko (CMAS) is planning a meeting on Saturday, February 29, at 10:00 AM.  This event will occur at the Palais de la Culture. While this …

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Demonstration Alert for Bamako, Mali Planned March on Saturday, February 29, 2020

Location: Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to, the following places in Bamako, Mali: Bourse du Travail Monument d’Independence Event: Various Dogon associations are planning a peaceful march at 2:00 PM on Saturday, February 29 in support of Dogon communities.  They plan to march from the Bourse du Travail to the Monument d’Independence.  …

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Demonstration Alert – for Bamako, Mali on Thursday, February 27 and Friday, February 28, 2020

Locations: Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to, the following places in Bamako, Mali: February 27 – Ministry of Security in ACI 2000 .   February 28 – Place de Liberte and Monument de L’Independance Events: February 27:  Former police recruits are planning a sit-in on Thursday, February 27 at 7:00 AM to express …

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Security Alert – for Koulikoro, Mali -February 23, 2020

February 23, 2020  The Embassy received information about a possible attack in Koulikoro on February 23 or 24.  The Embassy has cancelled all travel outside of Bamako for Embassy staff on February 24. U.S. citizens are strongly advised to avoid the Koulikoro area on Monday, February 24, 2020. American citizens are advised to: Avoid the …

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Demonstration Alert for February 13, 2020 in Bamako, Mali

Location: Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to, the following places in Bamako, Mali: Place de Liberte Monument de L’Independance  Events: The Teachers’ Unions are planning a march at 8:00 am on Thursday, February 13, 2020.  The march will begin at the Place de Liberte and continue to the Monument de L’Independance. The …

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Security Alert – for Segou Mali

Location: Segou City, Mali Event: The U.S. Embassy in Bamako has received information regarding a possible terrorist attack on the Festival sur Le Niger in Segou along the river.  The Festival runs from February 4-9, 2020.  The Embassy advises U.S. citizens to avoid the area if possible or to exercise extreme caution. The U.S. Embassy …

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Demonstration Alert – for Friday 01/10/2020 in Bamako, Mali

Location: Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to, the following places in Bamako, Mali: Monument de L’ Independence Events: The group “Together for Mali” is planning a demonstration at 2:00 PM on Friday, January 10, 2020.  The event will take place at the Monument de L’ Independence.  The purpose of the demonstration is …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali

Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad. The Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed. Actions to Take: Keep a low profile. Be aware of your surroundings. Stay Alert in locations …

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Travel Advisory Update: Mali – Level 4 – Do Not Travel

Do not travel to Mali due to crime, terrorism, and kidnapping Country Summary: Violent crime, such as kidnapping and armed robbery, is common in Mali. Violent crime is a particular concern during local holidays and seasonal events in Bamako, its suburbs, and Mali’s southern regions.  Roadblocks and random police checkpoints are commonplace throughout the country, especially at night. Terrorist …

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Demonstration Alert for Friday December 20, 2019 in Bamako, Mali

Location: Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to the following places in Bamako, Mali: Bourse du Travail There will be a demonstration organized by the Mouvement Démocratique Populaire on Friday December 20, 2019 at 3:00 PM. The demonstration will take place at Independence Square, in front of Bourse du Travail. Additionally, the Platform …

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Security Alert U.S. Bamako, Mali

Location:  Mali, countrywide During the holiday season, security measures remain heightened due to ongoing threats posed by transnational terrorist organizations and individuals inspired by extremist ideology throughout Africa.  Violent extremists continue plotting kidnappings and attacks in Mali. They may attack with little or no warning, targeting night clubs, hotels, restaurants, places of worship, Western diplomatic missions, …

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Demonstration Alert for Bamako, Mali December 7, 2019

Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to, the following places in Bamako, Mali: Babemba Bourse du Travail There will be a demonstration organized by the Patriot Group of Mali (GPM) to promote Mali-Russia relations on Saturday, December 7 beginning at 09:00. The march is authorized by the local government.  While the demonstration is …

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Demonstration Alert – for Bamako, Mali on November 22, 2019

Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to the Monument de L’Independence in Bamako, Mali There will be a demonstration organized by the group ‘Appel Pour Le Mali (APM)’ at Monument de L’Independence in Bamako, Mali on Friday, November 22 at 2:00 PM. The event is authorized by the government.  While the demonstration is …

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Demonstration Alert – Bamako, Mali (Planned Demonstrations on Friday and Sunday – 11/15/2019 and 11/17/2019)

 Location: Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to, the following places in Bamako, Mali: Monument de L’Independence Palais des Sports  Events: There will be a demonstration organized by Malian opposition parties on Friday, November 15 at 2:00PM. The event is not yet authorized by the local government.  While the demonstration is expected to …

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Demonstration Alert for Friday, November 8 (Bamako, Mali)

Location: Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to, the following places in Bamako, Mali: Monument de L’Independence There will be a demonstration organized by civil society organizations on Friday, November 8 at 14:00. The event is authorized by the local government. While the demonstrations are intended to be peaceful, there will likely be …

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Demonstration Alert for Friday, November 1, in Bamako, Mali

Location: Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to, the following places in Bamako, Mali: Bourse du Travail There will be a demonstration organized by the Patriotic Movement for the Defense of Mali (MPDM) on Friday, November 1 at 15:00. The specific route of the demonstration is unknown. While the demonstrations are intended to …

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Demonstration Alert – Bamako, Mali (October 26, 2019)

Location: Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to, the following places in Bamako, Mali: Monument de l’Independence Events: There will be a demonstration organized by the “Platform Against Corruption” to denounce corruption in Mali on Saturday, October 26 at 14:00.  The event is not authorized by the government at this time.  While the …

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 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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