Tailored Analysis

Sahel MeMo wants save clients both time and resources. Sahel MeMo will regularly publish invaluable and timely short analysis that can be accessed at any time.

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In-person Briefings

In understanding that each client has specific, unique needs, Sahel MeMo is able to provide in-person and telephonic support to clients.

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Multiclient Reports

Sahel MeMo recognizes the need for clients to stay informed while digesting open-source reporting, which is time consuming to compile and organize. Sahel MeMo reports include monthly incident tracking, quick response analysis about an event, qualitative and quantitative analysis, and updated assessments about conditions in the region.

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About Sahel Memo

Sahel MeMo Consulting has a core emphasis on providing timely information and in-depth analyses on current security, economic, and political dynamics in the Sahel, with special focus on limited-access areas of Mali, Niger, Chad, and Burkina Faso. Analyses are based on open-source and on-the-ground research conducted by researchers based in the region.

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Niger: January 2019 Chronology of Violent Incidents Related to Al-Qaeda affiliates Jama’at Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (JNIM), Boko Haram, Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP), and Islamic State in the Greater Sahara (ISGS)

January 2019 witnessed same trends and increased in the number of violent incidents by VEOs and as a result of inter-communal tensions. Although not officially claimed, Islamic State in the Greater Sahara (ISGS) and Jama’t Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (JNIM) are...

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Burkina Faso: January 2019 SITREP and Chronology of Violent Incidents Related to Al-Qaeda affiliates Jama’at Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (JNIM) and Ansaroul Islam, and Islamic State in the Greater Sahara (ISGS)

PDF REPORT - Burkina Faso: January 2019 SITREP and Chronology of Violent Incidents January 2019 witnessed the kidnapping and killing of a Canadian citizen in Yagha Province, Sahel Region. An Italian and Canadian citizen been missing since mid-December and are presumed...

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Niger: December 2018 Chronology of Violent Incidents Related to Al-Qaeda affiliates Jama’at Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (JNIM), Boko Haram, Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP), and Islamic State in the Greater Sahara (ISGS)

FULL PDF REPORT: December 2018 SITREP - Niger Key points for December 2018: Nigerien government announced on 07 December 2018 the extension of State of emergency in Diffa Region three more months. Reportedly, on 10 December 2018 militants cell discovered 15km from...

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Burkina Faso: December 2018 SITREP and Chronology of Violent Incidents Related to Al-Qaeda affiliates Jama’at Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (JNIM) and Ansaroul Islam, and Islamic State in the Greater Sahara (ISGS)

FULL PDF DECEMBER 2018 SITREP AND INCIDENT TRACKER Summary: Since the summer of 2018 Est Region of Burkina Faso witnessed rapid spread of violence attributed to unidentified militant groups. While most of previous attacks were attributed to the Islamic State in the...

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Burkina Faso: November 2018 SITREP and Chronology of Violent Incidents Related to Al-Qaeda affiliates Jama’at Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (JNIM) and Ansaroul Islam, and Islamic State in the Greater Sahara (ISGS)

Burkina Faso: NOV 2018 SITREP  November followed recent trend as acts of violence and intimidation by suspected militant groups Ansaroul Islam and Islamic State in the Greater Sahara (ISGS) continued, if not increased, in Est and Sahel Regions. However this is based...

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