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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.
Nigeria: Comprehensive summary of Abu Mus’ab al-Barnawi interview in English
Key points of the interview based on Abu Mus’ab al-Barnawi (Habeeb Bin Muhamed Bin Youssef al-Barnawi) comments: Motivation behind pledging allegiance to the so-called Islamic State (IS) was seeing strength fighting as one and in unity. The real name of the group was...
Nigeria: Summary of Abubakar Shekau video in response to appointing Abu Mus’ab al-Barnawi
On August 7th Jamaatu Ahl as-Sunnah li-Daawati wal-Jihad or better known as Boko Haram released a new video in response to the appointment of Abu Mus’ab al-Barnawi, who is real name is Habeeb Bin Muhamed Bin Youssef al-Barnawi, as new emir of Islamic State in West...
Mali: AQIM, Ansar al-Din and Related Security Incidents for July 2016
Violent extremist organizations (VEOs) operating in Mali remained active and operational in Mali throughout the month of July, especially Ansar al-Din. Attacks conducted in Mali were mainly carried by Ansar al-Din, targeting mostly the Multidimensional Integrated...
Battle of Niger: Summary and takeaways from Boko Haram/ISWAP video
On July 5th, 2016, the Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP) or better known as Boko Haram, released a 14mn video titled: the Battle of Bosso. Exactly a month ago on June 3th ISWAP militants conducted one of the deadliest attacks on Nigerien forces military...
Mali: AQIM and Security Related Incidents in June 2016
Violent extremist organizations (VEOs) operating in Mali remained aggressive in June and deadly throughout northern and central Mali, especially Ansar al-Din. VEOs operational in Mali include Ansar al-Din, the Macina Liberation Front (MLF) or Ansar al-Din southern...
Mali: Armed group emerged in central Mali to defend Fulani people
By Rida Lyammouri June 20th, 2016 On June 19th a new armed group emerged in central Mali, Alliance Nationale pour la Souvegarde de l'Identité Peule et la Restauration de la Justice (ANSIPRJ), roughly translated to the National Alliance for the Protection of Fulani...
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