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Statement on the Presidential Election in Mali

The United States commends the people of Mali for their participation in the presidential election on July 29 and the runoff on August 12. The elections were a demonstration of their commitment to democratic values and we congratulates President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta on his reelection.  We condemn the violence and threats that prevented some Malians ...
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Malian Exchange Students Celebrate Participation in U.S. State Department’s YES Exchange Program

The U.S. Embassy in Mali and the NICER/ iEARN Mali office had the pleasure of welcoming Malian students selected for the prestigious Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) program on Saturday August 4th,  2018, to a reception to celebrate their participation in the YES program. Some of these exceptional students had returned from a year of ...
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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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U.S. Mission Observers and Projects for Peaceful Elections in Mali

(Bamako, August 15, 2018) — On July 29 and August 12 Malians voted in the two rounds of an important presidential election.  In advance of the elections, the United States Mission in Bamako provided observer teams, and support through USAID for partnerships with Malians to strengthen civic engagement through voter education, mobilize voters and engage ...
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