After nearly a decade of unsuccessful lobbying, Mali bans French-backed NGOs — RT EN

1 Dec 2022 4:02 p.m After the African country eliminated French influence operations, Macron blamed “Russian disinformation”. Mali apparently sees things differently. A commentary by Rachel Marsden Mali this week passed a ban on all non-governmental organization (NGO) activities in the country imposedwho receive funding from France. The move comes amid France’s decision to withdraw […]

Federal government plans to end the deployment of the Bundeswehr in Mali in 2024 — RT DE

23 Nov 2022 06:15 am France has already withdrawn its soldiers from Mali. On Tuesday, after a tug-of-war between Defense Minister Lambrecht (SPD) and the Green Foreign Minister Baerbock, who wanted to continue the operation, the federal government decided to withdraw until May 2024. According to the Federal Government, what is currently the Bundeswehr’s largest […]

Mali bans French NGOs — RT EN

22 Nov 2022 4:15 p.m The government of Mali bans the further activity of French and French-funded NGOs. The crisis of confidence has thus reached another low point. Mali accuses France and Western countries of interfering in internal affairs, among other things. The RIA Novosti news agency reportsthat the West African country of Mali bans […]

Germany’s failure in Mali symbolizes dwindling European influence in Africa — RT DE

26 Aug 2022 06:45 am An analysis by Gert Ewen Ungar The geopolitical situation is shifting as a result of China’s economic rise, Russia’s return to the world political stage and persistent economic weakness in western countries. With the war in the Ukraine, the West Europeans are now also feeling the effects. The conflict in […]

Bundestag extends Bundeswehr missions in Mali — RT DE

Despite the more difficult security conditions, the Bundeswehr is initially continuing its UN missions in the crisis-ridden country of Mali. However, following the announced withdrawal of France, several questions remain unresolved, including the continued protection of German soldiers. On Friday, the German Bundestag decided to extend the Bundeswehr’s participation in the UN stabilization mission MINUSMA […]

Court in Mali summons France’s foreign minister ‘to damaging public property’ — RT DE

12 May 2022 21:02 Against the background of considerable political tensions between Mali and France, a court in Bamako summoned French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian. Le Drian’s son Thomas is also under investigation. Both are scheduled to audition on June 20th. Source: AFP © DOMINIQUE FAGET An investigating magistrate in Mali, West Africa, has […]