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Niger suspends transit of petroleum products to Mali

AA / Niamey / Salif Omar Niger has decided to suspend the transit of petroleum products to Mali, apart from those intended for the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (Minusma). The decision was taken by the Director General of Nigerien Customs via a memorandum addressed to the various customs units located on …

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The UN calls for the “immediate release” of the 46 Ivorian soldiers detained in Bamako

AA/Bamako/Amarana Maiga The United Nations General Secretariat called on Monday for the “immediate release” of the 46 Ivorian soldiers detained in Bamako since July 10, reaffirming its “deep concern” about their detention. This is what emerges from a UN note to correspondents published on Monday and consulted by the Anadolu Agency. “The United Nations Secretariat …

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Ouattara invites the Malian authorities to concentrate their efforts in the fight against terrorism

AA/Abidjan/Fulbert Yao Before the United Nations General Assembly, Ivorian President Alassane Ouattara again called on Mali on Wednesday to release the 46 Ivorian soldiers detained in Bamako, while inviting the Malian authorities to concentrate their efforts in the fight against terrorism. “In this context of the fight against terrorism, 46 Ivorian soldiers deployed as the …

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Umaro Sissoco Embalo: “The 46 Ivorian soldiers are not mercenaries”

The Bissau-Guinean head of state Umaro Sissoco Embalo currently chairs ECOWAS, which is bringing together an extraordinary summit of the West African organization tomorrow, Thursday, September 22 in New York. The 46 Ivorian soldiers detained in Mali since July 10 must be released unconditionally, he told RFI. He also speaks about another country suspended following …

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13.5 million people could fall into poverty according to the World Bank

AA / Bamako / Amarana Maiga “The Gross Domestic Product of the Sahelian countries could decrease by 7 to 12% by 2050. Such a drop implies that up to 13.5 million additional people could fall into poverty across the sub-region”, estimated Monday, the World Bank Group for the G5 Sahel countries (Bukina Faso, Mali, Mauritania, …

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ICC releases suspected Al Qaeda ‘terrorist’ Ahmad Alfaqi

AA/Bamako/Amarana Maiga The International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague decided on Sunday to release Ahmed Al Faqi Al Mahdi, a former leader of Al Qaeda ally Ansar Dine, after serving his sentence, the agency said on Monday. Anadolu, Margot Tedesco, ICC Spokesperson in Mali. According to her, the Appeals Chamber explains this decision by …

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Moov Money-Bicim partnership: Banking in wallets thanks to Bank to Wallet

The CEOs of BICIM and Moov Africa Malitel The International Bank for Commerce and Industry in Mali (Bicim), in partnership with Moov Africa Malitel, organized, on Friday September 9, 2022, the launch ceremony of the new Bank to Wallet service, i.e. the bank in the wallets. The goal is to offer customers the possibility to …

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Financial inclusion: BSIC-Moov Money for customer satisfaction

Fruit of a solid partnership, Moov Africa-Malitel and BSIC proceeded, on Wednesday, September 14, to the commercial launch of BSIC-Moov Money. A new product allowing to carry out several financial operations from the mobile phone. The collaborative links between Moov Africa-Maliel and BSIC are further strengthened to the great satisfaction of the customers that the …

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33 people killed in fighting against terrorists in Talataye (north)

AA/Bamako/Amarana Maiga Thirty civilians and three fighters from the Movement for the Salvation of Azawad-Dawsahak (MSA-D) were killed in deadly clashes on Tuesday between this Movement and an armed group affiliated with the EIGS (“Islamic State in the Great Sahara”) in Talataye, Gao region in northern Mali. This is what emerges from a press release …

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EU Special Representative for the Sahel “satisfied” with progress made in political reforms

AA/Bamako/Amarana Maiga The Special Representative of the European Union for the Sahel, Emanuela Del Re, welcomed on Friday the progress made by the Government of Mali in political and institutional reforms, in particular the promulgation of the electoral law and the adoption of a timetable electoral. Del Re was speaking after his audience granted by …

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