Federation of Mali

The Mali Federation (Arabic: اتحاد مالي) was a federation in West Africa linking the French colonies of Senegal and the Sudanese Republic (or French Sudan) for two months in 1960. It was founded on 4 April 1959 as a territory with self-rule within the French Community and became independent after negotiations with France on 20 June 1960. Two months later, on 19 August 1960, the Sudanese Republic leaders in the Mali Federation mobilized the army, and Senegal leaders in the federation retaliated by mobilizing the gendarmerie (national police); this resulted in a tense stand-off, and led to the withdrawal from …




From Our Correspondent Paris, Thursday. HE FEDERATION OF MALI, the new unioji between four former French

DISA: Digital Innovation South Africa · 1 July 1960 English

The sixteenth Hoernle Memorial Lecture delivered by Professor C.W. de Kiewiet in which he discusses Africa and it's political situation as seen from the rest of the world. The economic …

Volta, Senegal, and Soudan have formed the Federation of Mali. They have declared them- selves willing

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