Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali – December 19, 2022 

Location: Mali, countrywide Event: During the holiday season there is the potential for increased crime and acts of violent extremism in Mali. Planned attacks and criminal activity often occur in crowded public locations such as holiday markets, shopping malls, airports, clubs, restaurants, places of worship, transportation hubs, schools, and other areas frequented by tourists. Public events, ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy, Bamako, Mali – May 13, 2022

Location: Monument de l’Indépendance  Event: The Collective for the Defense of the Military (CDM) is planning a demonstration at 1400 on Friday, May 13, 2022, at the Monument de l’Indépendance. Traffic disruptions are expected. Demonstrations sometimes turn violent, resulting in the burning of tires, clashes with the police, blockage on the roads and bridges, throwing ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy, Bamako, Mali – September 2, 2021

Location: Bebemba roundabout to Cite Administrative  Event: The Popular Front Against the High Cost of Living is planning a demonstration on Thursday, September 2, 2021 at 2:00 p.m.  The itinerary is from the Bebemba roundabout to Cite Administrative. The demonstration has not been approved by local authorities. Demonstrations sometimes turn violent, resulting in the burning ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert – Bamako, Mali – January 20 and 21, 2021

Locations: Monument de l’Indépendance and Djelibougou  Events: A demonstration is planned for Wednesday, January 20 at 2 pm. The demonstration will be held at the Monument de l’Indépendance. The purpose of this demonstration is to demand the removal of French “Barkhane” forces deployed in Mali. This demonstration has not yet been approved by the host ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»
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