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The scene of the attack, La Terrasse in Bamako's Hippodrome district
13/03/2015 - Mali - France - Belgium

Mali attack suspect shot resisting arrest, police

Mali’s special forces have killed a suspect in the weekend’s attack on a Bamako restaurant, in which a French citizen was among the five people killed, Malian intelligence said on Friday.
La Terrasse restaurant in Bamako after the attack that left five dead
12/03/2015 - Mali - France

Slow progress in Mali restaurant attack inquiry as Tuaregs debate peace deal

The inquiry into the attack on a Bamako restaurant that killed five people, including French national Fabien Guyomard, was making slow progress five days after it took place.
Chadian soldiers fighting Boko Haram in February
12/03/2015 - France - Nigeria - Niger

France to move troops from CAR to back anti-Boko Haram fight

France is to boost its military presence in the Sahel region of Africa to support the fight against Boko Haram, whose insurgency has spread from Nigeria to Chad and Niger.
Fabien Guyomard, Bamako, December 2014.
10/03/2015 - France - Mali

Body of French Mali attack victim repatriated

The body of Frenchman Fabien Guyomard, who was killed in Friday night's attack on a restaurant in Mali, was brought back to France on Tuesday morning.

Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita (centre-right) and Prime Minister Modibo Keïta (centre-left) at the scene of teh attack in Bamako 7 March 2015
08/03/2015 - Mali - France

Belmokhtar jihadist group claims Mali restaurant attack as revenge on France and West

The jihadist group led by Algerian Islamist Mokhtar Belmokhtar has claimed responsibility for Friday night’s attack on a restaurant in Bamako, which killed a Frenchman, a Belgian and three ...
The Bamako street where La Terrasse restaurant was attacked
07/03/2015 - Mali - France - Belgium

French national among five killed in Mali restaurant attack

French President François Hollande has condemned a “cowardly” attack, which has killed at least five people including a French national, on a restaurant popular with expatriates in ...
Director Abderrahmane Sissako and his seven Césars awarded to him on Friday.
21/02/2015 - France

Timbuktu takes home seven Césars, Kirsten Stewart makes history

“Timbuktu” swept up seven awards including best film at Friday’s 40th annual César awards, while actress Kristen Steward became the first American actress to win ...
Abderrahmane Sissako speaking to RFI
18/02/2015 - France - Mauritania

Timbuktu director Sissako to chair Cannes short film jury

Mauritanian filmmaker Abderrahmane Sissako is to be the president of the short films jury at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, the organisers announced on Tuesday.
Senegal's Papa Diop Koulygrabs the shirt of Algeria's Yacine Brahimi.
28/01/2015 - Report: Africa Cup of Nations 2015

Pitch problems cause relocation, Senegal, Algeria, Ghana through to quarter-finals at CAN day 11

Quarter-final venues were reshuffled, aesthetic pyrotechnics could not save South Africa and established teams reasserted their supremacy on day 11 at the Africa Cup of Nations (CAN).

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