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    The U.S. National Institutes of Health hosted its 3rd West African Regional Workshop on Malaria Control and Elimination at the University of Sciences, Techniques and Technologies of Bamako.

  • 2015 AGOA Forum in Gabon

    2015 AGOA Forum in Gabon

  • Out-of-School Youth Program

    USAID congratulates the third cohort of the Out-of-School Youth Program (PAJE-Nieta)

  • Photos Presidence Mali

    Ambassador Paul Folmsbee presents his letters of credentials to Head of State of the Republic of Mali H.E. Ibrahim Boubacar Keita

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  • Remarks by President Obama in Kenya
    Remarks by President Obama in Kenya

    When I first came to sub-Saharan Africa as President, I made clear my strong belief that the future of Africa is up to Africans. For too long, I think that many looked to the outside for salvation and focused on somebody else being at fault for the problems of the continent.  Read more »

  • President Obama to the People of Africa
    Remarks by President Obama to the People of Africa

    [...] Dignity -- that basic idea that by virtue of our common humanity, no matter where we come from, or what we look like, we are all born equal, touched by the grace of God. Every person has worth. Every person matters. Every person deserves to be treated with decency and respect. Throughout much of history, mankind did not see this.   Read more »

  • YALI Town Hall
    Obama at YALI Presidential Summit Town Hall

    President Obama speaks at a town hall for young African leaders assembled in Washington for the YALI Presidential Summit and takes their questions.   Read more »

  • Eid Mubarak
    Ambassador Paul Folmsbee wishes peaceful Ramadan to Muslims of Mali

    Recognizing the important role of charity in the holy month of Ramadan, Ambassador Folmsbee officially launched the American Embassy’s annual donation of rice and sugar to local mosques and charitable organizations during a visit to the High Islamic Council of Mali in Bamako. Ambassador Folmsbee met with the President of the Executive Board to present his wishes for a peaceful and blessed Ramadan to all Muslims in Mali. 

  • Agriculture Forum
    Ambassador Folmsbee Helps Open USAID-Supported Regional Agriculture Forum

    Monday June 15 - The U.S. Ambassador Paul A. Folmsbee along with PM Modibo Keita chaired the opening ceremony of a High Level Regional Forum on Climate-Smart Agriculture in West Africa. The USAID-supported regional forum seeks to facilitate a collective reflection on opportunities, issues, challenges and strategic choices related to the development of Climate-Smart Agriculture in West Africa.  Read more »

  • Ramadan Message from Ambassador Folmsbee
    Ramadan Message from Ambassador Folmsbee

    On behalf of the U.S. Embassy in Bamako and the people of the United States, I would like to express my heartfelt wishes to the people of Mali for a blessed and peaceful Ramadan.  Read more »

  • Photos Dos Pas Bko
    Ambassador Folmsbee Engages with the Government of Mali to kick off Mosquito Bed net mass distribution campaign in Bamako

    On June 6, just three days after presenting his credentials as the U.S. Ambassador to Mali, Ambassador Paul Folmsbee had his first public engagement with the Government of Mali. He joined the Minister of Health and Public Hygiene to kick-off, on behalf of countries contributing to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM), the mosquito bed net distribution campaign in Bamako.  Read more »

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  • August 3, 2015: Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Increased Security Threats against Westerners in Mali

    The U.S. Embassy in Mali is issuing this security message to inform U.S. citizens of a heightened security risk to westerners in southern Mali, including the area outside Bamako city.  Therefore, the U.S. Embassy has informed its personnel that until further notice:

    Official governmental personnel must seek advance authorization for all travel outside the confines of Bamako city.  
    All U.S. citizens are advised to reduce exposure to places frequented by westerners. 
    Official governmental personnel must seek advance authorization for all travel outside the confines of Bamako city.  
    • All U.S. citizens are advised to reduce exposure to places frequented by westerners.  Read more


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