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.

Recent News

AQIM Never Really Abandoned Timbuktu, Mali

By Rida Lyammouri February 6th, 2016 Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) is making noise again in northern Mali, thanks to its Grand Sahara branch, based in Timbuktu region. AQIM been in the news for the past couple months more than it has been for the past two...

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January 2016 AQIM and Security Related Incidents in Mali

By Rida Lyammouri 07 January 2016: Gunmen abducted a Swiss woman identified as Beatrice Stockly in Timbuktu. Al-Qa’ida in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) claimed responsibility in a video the group released on January 26th, 2016. 09 January 2016: AQIM released a video of...

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By Rida Lyammouri December 3rd, 2015  On 01 December 2015, Al Akhbar published a video of an al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) leader speaking to a local crowd in northern Mali. The quality of the video is very poor and the event reportedly took place in...

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Just Another Day of Work for NGO Workers in Northern Mali

By Rida Lyammouri, 11 November 2015 Note: The name of the NGO and the identities of its workers were not stated citing security and confidentiality reasons. On 03 November 2015 a group of five workers for a non-governmental organization (NGO) were kidnapped and...

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