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Aqmi appoints new leader to succeed Abdelmalek Droukdel

According to several specialized websites, al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) has appointed one of its leaders as its head to replace Abdelmalek Droukdel, who was killed in June last year, during a French military operation in northern Mali. The new leader is named Abou Oubéïda Youssef. He is an influential member of AQIM. Our Bamakoa correspondent watched the video announcing the appointment of…

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