Divisions in Malian Army as Troops Arrive


Senior Malian government officials have called for unity among the country's army as several hundred troops belonging to the African-led International Support Mission arrive in the West African nation.
  • Mali:  West African Troops Arrive

    Inter Press Service, 13 February 2013

    Soldiers belonging to the African-led International Support Mission to Mali continue to stream into this West African nation, as several hundred troops have already been deployed ... read more »

Soldiers belonging to the African-led International Support Mission to Mali.

  • Mali:  Malian Forces Use Helicopters to Drive Rebels Out of Gao

    The New Times, 13 February 2013

    The Malian soldiers supported by the French and Nigerien forces have since Sunday afternoon been engaged in combating against the armed groups in the country's North-East town of ... read more »

  • Mali:  Will Mali Hold Once the French Leave?

    The New Times, 9 February 2013

    The ongoing strife in Mali should definitely act as a litmus test to the rest of Africa when it comes to defending a nation's sovereignty: Are we capable of copping by ourselves? read more »

  • Mali:  Hazards and Options for Mali's Future

    UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, 12 February 2013

    The French military offensive in Mali halted militant Islamists' drive southwards and dislodged them from parts of the northern region, but the fight is far from over, and the ... read more »

  • Africa:  Mali - African Solution to an African Problem

    Fahamu, 7 February 2013

    Omoyele Sowore of SaharaTV interviews Prof. Horace Campbell on the crisis in Mali read more »

  • Mali:  The Dynamics of Inter-Communal Violence in Mali

    UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, 31 January 2013

    Ethnic Tuaregs and Arabs in towns across central and northern Mali, including Gao and Timbuktu, have been fleeing into the desert or to neighbouring countries as their houses and ... read more »

  • Mali:  Killings, Disappearances in Mali's Climate of Suspicion

    UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, 31 January 2013

    Seyo Sangho's husband was arrested by Malian army soldiers at the central market in Konna in central Mali, 900km north of Bamako, after getting into an argument with another man. ... read more »

  • Mali:  Avoiding Revenge in Order to Win Peace

    International Federation for Human Rights, 30 January 2013

    While the military's counter-offensive allows the Malian and French military to regain control of the major cities in the North of Mali, FIDH is very alarmed by the possibility of ... read more »