Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali – June 23, 2023

Location: Monument de l’Indépendance to Modibo Keita International Airport  Event: The group Yerewolo Standing on the Ramparts is planning a mobile rally against MINUSMA on Friday, June 23 at 1400.  The protest will travel south from Monument de l’Indépendance, across Martyr’s Bridge (Old Bridge), to Modibo Keita International Airport. Avoid areas along the route as ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

Mali National Day Message

United States Department of State Washington, D.C. 20520 Statement by Secretary Pompeo   September 22, 2020 On behalf of the United States Government and the American people, I congratulate the people of Mali on the 60th anniversary of your independence. On this day, we reflect on the aspirations of all Malians for a better future. ... Read More»
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