December 29, 2014 - January 4, 2015

Weekly Media Monitoring report for Mali
Posted on January 5, 2015


Compiled by Myriam MÉNARD

Continued insecurity in Northern Mali
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STUDIO TAMANI, “Opération Barkhane au Nord, découverte d’importantes caches d’armes”, Bamako, in French, 30 Sep 2014

  • About forty weapons caches were discovered in northern Mali during joint-operations conducted by Malian security forces and French forces. 

IBRAHIM, @sysawane, in French, 29 Dec 2014

  • "Vive tension au nord du #Mali dans la localité de Bamba (#Gao) entre les groupes armés GATIA et MNLA. Tirs des roquettes à Tessalit (#Kidal)
  • Acute tensions in northern #Mali in Bamba (#Gao) between GATIA and MNLA. Rockets shot in Tessalit (#Kidal). 

ABDOU-AL-GAO, @Abdou_diarra, in French, 29 Dec 2014 

  • Le Mnla delogé de la localité de Bamba par Gatia...La reprise des négociations approchent...#Mali
  • MNLA dislodged from Bamba by GATIA… The negotiations are resuming soon… #Mali 

IBRAHIM, @sysawane, in French, 31 Dec 2014 

  • Le groupe armé GATIA et MIA lance un ultimatum aux combattants MNLA de quitter la ville de Ber (#Tombouctou) sous peine d'une attaque. #Mali
  • The armed groups GATIA and MIA issued an ultimatum to MNLA fighters, asking them to leave Ber (#Timbuktu) or else they would launch an attack. #Mali.
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