The Debate

Mali: Who's in charge?

It's not just a first suicide attack in Timbuktu that rings alarm bells. France 24 goes to the northern city of Gao and finds that two months on, there's not really a semblance of a functioning state, the locals mistrust the army, and most civil servants have yet to return from the capital.

  • Abdoulay MAIGA. Malian Engineering student;
  • Jean-Hugues KABUIKU. Franco-Congolese blogger;
  • Michael KIRTLEY. Journalist, National Geographic & Africa International. Independent filmmaker;
  • Luke BROWN. France 24 Reporter.

Produced by François Picard, Anelise Borges, Mark Thompson, Christopher Davis.

Watch the second part here.

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