The following report highlights major news developments in politics and security in Mali on 15-16 March. In this report, a political party asked junta leader Assimi Goita to allow a civilian government to set up a consensual election calendar. Meanwhile, an ex-opposition platform expressed support for the transitional authorities. On the economic front, more than 50 trucks of clinker arrived from Guinea to fill Malian cement plants. On the security front, the Army announced the killing of several terrorists and retrieving of equipment during Operation Keletigui-Maliko, Malian authorities are asked to choose between European military mission and Wagner. The Army used airstrikes to help disband terrorists in Menaka, General Alhaji Ag Gamou urged Mali-Niger border residents to resist terrorists’ call and to support the Army. The report includes background information to add context where needed.