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Travel of Special Envoy for the Sahel Region Dr. J. Peter Pham to Mali

MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON SEPTEMBER 30, 2020 Special Envoy for the Sahel Region Dr. J. Peter Pham will travel to Bamako, Mali from September 30 to October 3. The Special Envoy will meet with the transitional government as well as civil society, religious leaders, and officials from the United Nations, African Union, G5 Sahel and the diplomatic ...
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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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The United States and Mali Celebrate 60 Years of Friendship and Partnership

In 1960, in the midst of Africa’s independence movement, seventeen colonial administrations made the transition to independent states. The new nations and their supporters were united in their quest for respect and self-determination.  On September 22, 1960, the Republic of Mali came into existence. Two days later, the United States became the second nation to ...
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