2021 in Mali
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Events in the year 2021 in Mali.
Incumbents[edit source | edit]
- President: Bah Ndaw (interim)
- Prime Minister: Moctar Ouane (acting)
- National Committee for the Salvation of the People:
Events[edit source | edit]
Ongoing — COVID-19 pandemic in Mali
- January 2 – Two French soldiers are killed in Ménaka Region. Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb claims responsibility.
- January 3 - Mali wedding airstrike: France says it neutralized dozens of jihadists in an airstrike but people in the town of Bounti in Mopti Region, central Mali, say that twenty wedding guests were killed by a low-flying helicopter.
- January 13 – Three U.N. peacekeepers from the Ivory Coast] are killed by an Improvised explosive device (IED) on the road between Douentza and Timbuktu. Six others soldiers were wounded.
- January 20 – Police use tear gas to disperse 1,000 protesters against the 5,100 French military forces in the county.
Deaths[edit source | edit]
See also[edit source | edit]
- African Continental Free Trade Area
- COVID-19 pandemic in Africa
- Organisation internationale de la Francophonie
- Economic Community of West African States
- Community of Sahel–Saharan States
References[edit source | edit]
- "Two French soldiers killed in Mali: French presidency". aljazeera.com. Al Jazeera English. January 2, 2021. Retrieved January 3, 2021.
- "Al-Qaeda branch claims killings of French soldiers in Mali". aljazeera.com. Al Jazeera English. January 5, 2021. Retrieved January 5, 2021.
- "France says kills dozens of Mali jihadists, villagers say wedding party hit". news.yahoo.com. Yahoo News. AFP. January 5, 2021. Retrieved January 6, 2021.
- "Three Ivorian UN peacekeepers killed in Mali attack". msn.com. AFP. January 13, 2021. Retrieved January 13, 2021.
- "Malian police disperse protest against French military presence". news.yahoo.com. Yahoo News. Reuters. January 20, 2021. Retrieved January 20, 2021.
- "Ex-Malian PM Modibo Keïta dies at 78". africanews.com. Retrieved 2 January 2021.
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