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Malian and American Young Professionals Building Stronger Independent Media Together   

Congratulations to these 20 young, creative, enthusiastic Malian media professionals for finishing a unique virtual exchange program. DCM Richard Nicholson recognized 20 competitively selected aspiring young Malian journalists and media-makers who completed the 16-week virtual exchange with U.S. counterparts. The participants included working journalists, bloggers, journalism students, and others aspiring to work in public communications. ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy, Bamako, Mali – June 16, 2022

Location: Bamako, Mali  Event: The U.S. Embassy in Mali advises U.S. citizens that a terrorist attack in Bamako may be planned targeting Malian government offices, the airport, and/or locations frequented by Westerners including diplomatic facilities, hotels, and restaurants. The U.S. Embassy has taken the following additional steps in response to the ongoing security threats: A ...
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On the Transition Timeline in Mali

PRESS STATEMENT NED PRICE, DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON JUNE 9, 2022 The United States acknowledges the announcement by Mali’s transition government of a 24-month transition timetable starting in March 2022. We urge the Malian transition government to make sustained, tangible action toward holding elections, including detailed benchmarks and the early adoption of the electoral law. Transparent and ...
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Wagner Group, Yevgeniy Prigozhin, and Russia’s Disinformation in Africa

Wagner Group, Yevgeniy Prigozhin, and Russia’s Disinformation in Africa MAY 24, 2022 Russia deploys disinformation across different continents for varied objectives, often working through tested proxies to support Kremlin foreign policy objectives indirectly, which provides a level of deniability. In some parts of Africa – including, most recently, Mali – Kremlin-linked proxies exploit instability to ...
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NOTICE OF FUNDING OPPORTINUTY: Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Program

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE U.S. EMBASSY BAMAKO Funding Opportunity Title:            Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Program Deadline for Applications:               June 30, 2022 Type of Funding:                              Economic Support Funds under the Foreign Assistance Act FY 2021 CFDA Number:                                19.220 Maximum for Each Award:            $10,000   PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The U.S. Embassy in Bamako, Mali , announces an open competition for organizations ...
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