Scientific Heroes in the Fight against Tropical Diseases

Ambassador Dennis Hankins hosted Prof. Abdoulaye Djimde and Prof. Mahamadou Diakite at the U.S. Embassy to celebrate how their scientific accomplishments are helping Malians – and the world – fight tropical diseases. Prof. Djimde’s ground-breaking work on malaria recently earned him the LePrince Medal from the American Society for Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH).  He ... Read More»

Progress in the Fight against Hereditary Slavery in Kayes

We applaud the progress recently made by the people of Kayes in the fight against hereditary slavery in the region.  The United States places particular importance on this issue because ours is a country still dealing with the inequities and systemic injustices that endure one and a half centuries after the United States abolished slavery.  ... Read More»

United States Donates COVID-19 Vaccines for Mali

The U.S. Embassy in Bamako, Mali, announces the donation by the United States Government of 151,200 doses of the Johnson & Johnson Janssen COVID-19 vaccine as part of the U.S. government’s global efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.  The donated vaccines are part of the U.S. pledge to initially provide at least 25 million doses to Africa.  The U.S. government coordinated closely with the African ... Read More»

U.S. Naval Forces-Africa’s FAST conducts cross-continent exercise

By U.S. Naval Forces Europe and Africa / U.S. Sixth Fleet Public Affairs ROTA, Spain ,   – The U.S. continues to partner with G5 Sahel countries (Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania, Niger), French forces, and other international partners to fight against violent extremism across the Sahel. U.S. Sailors and Marines assigned to Fleet Antiterrorism Security ... Read More»
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