CNN's Erin Burnett talks to a Toureg tribesman named Miyamati about the threat of al Qaeda in the region.
Erin, that's "Touareg or Tuareg" and "Mamayti", who is a friend of mine. I have lived in Timbuktu since 2004 about 3 months in the winter. bbcafrica came to my house and asked if they could film on the upstairs terrace. The result you may watch if you go to" Youtube Bassekou Kouyate and Ngoni Ba in Timbuktu". I sold my house on Jan.3,2012 and left Timbuktu Jan. 16 at 2 a.m. not knowing that fighting had already started in Gao. My house was around the corner from Amanar restaurant where a German had been killed and 3 or 4 other tourists been abducted just end of November. I was lucky to get out when I did!
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