Demonstration Alert -Bamako, Mali –September 21, 2022 

  Location:     Multiple locations in Bamako    Event:     The Embassy has received reports of multiple gatherings in Bamako to celebrate Malian Independence Day on September 22, 2022. These gatherings are expected to cause substantial traffic disruptions and road closures in the afternoon. Travel on all bridges is expected to be disrupted.     Specific ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali August 11, 2022

Location:  Worldwide Event:  The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 2 Travel Health Notice for Monkeypox in Multiple Countries .  The World Health Organization has determined the multi-country outbreak of monkeypox is a Public Health Emergency of International Concern ( click here to view the WHO’s determination). Actions to Take: Travelers should AVOID : o    Close contact with sick ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy, Bamako, Mali – August 3, 2022 

Location: Palais de la Culture Event:  The movement “Yerewolo Standing on the Ramparts’’ is calling for a mass demonstration at 1400 on Friday, August 5, 2022, at the Palais de la Culture to demand MINUSMA’s departure from Mali. Demonstrations sometimes turn violent, resulting in the burning of tires, clashes with the police, blockage on the ...
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The travel advisory for Mali has been reissued with updates to U.S. government restrictions on personnel

Do not travel to Mali due to crime, terrorism, and kidnapping. On July 29, 2022, the Department ordered the departure of non-emergency U.S. government employees and family members due to the heightened risk of terrorist attacks in areas frequented by westerners.  The U.S. Embassy continues to have limited ability to provide emergency assistance to U.S. citizens in Mali. ...
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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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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy, Bamako, Mali – May 23, 2022

Location:  Monument de l’Indépendance  Event: The movement “Yerewolo Standing on the Ramparts’’ is planning a mobile rally from the Monument de l’Indépendance to the Tour d’Afrique beginning at 2 pm on Tuesday, May 24, 2022.  The rally is meant to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the military consolidation of power that took place in 2021. ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy, Bamako, Mali – May 9, 2022

Location: Monument de l’Indépendance  Event: The movement “Sauvons le Mali Dokera’’ (save Mali, enough is enough) is planning a march from the Monument de l’Indépendance to the Bourse du Travail.  The march will begin at 1400 on Tuesday, May 10, 2022, at the Monument de l’Indépendance. The Collective for the Defense of the Military (CDM) ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy, Bamako, Mali – March 16, 2022

Location: Mali, countrywide  Event: The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 1 Travel Health Notice for Measles in Africa .​ Actions to take: All travelers to Africa, including infants and pre-school aged children, should be fully vaccinated against measles, according to CDC immunization schedules. If you are not sure if you or your travel ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy, Bamako, Mali – January 13, 2022

Location: Monument de l’Indépendance  Event: The Mouvements de L’Inclusivite is calling for a mass demonstration to support the transition government. The demonstration is scheduled to take place at the Monument de l’Indépendance on Friday, January 14th at 2:00 PM. Demonstrations sometimes turn violent, resulting in the burning of tires, clashes with the police, blockage on ...
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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 ...
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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 – 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 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 (June 7, 2019)

Location:  Bamako Event: The European Union Training Mission (EUTM) detected a suspected vehicle-borne improvised explosive device (VBIED) during routine screening at their headquarters in ACI 2000. Transnational terrorist organizations and individuals inspired by extremist ideology pose a threat throughout Africa. Extremists continue to focus on public locations such as shopping centers, airports, hotels, clubs, restaurants, ...
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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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