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More than 30 killed in intercommunal clashes in Mali – Anadolu Agency


Anadolu Agency

More than 30 killed in intercommunal clashes in Mali
Anadolu Agency
More than 30 people have been killed in an ongoing intercommunal conflict between the Fulani and Bambara communities in Mali's central Mopti region, a civil society leader said. Oumar Aldjana, representative for Mali's Union of Fulani, told Anadolu

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Posted on 6 May 2016 | 6:31 am

Mali, a Way Station for Syrians Headed to Europe – Voice of America


Voice of America

Mali, a Way Station for Syrians Headed to Europe
Voice of America
Between January and April of this year, the U.N. refugee agency in Mali says it counted 436 Syrian refugees passing through one small border town headed in the direction of Timbuktu. Bakary Doumbia of the International Organization for Migration (IOM

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Posted on 5 May 2016 | 6:07 pm

Mali: Workshop Teaches Tuareg Artisans New Skills in Exile – AllAfrica.com


Mali: Workshop Teaches Tuareg Artisans New Skills in Exile
AllAfrica.com
An accomplished leather worker back home in Mali, she is among some 20 refugees learning new skills at a residential workshop in neighbouring Burkina Faso that aims to help them develop their traditional products and market them abroad. "Now I have …

Posted on 5 May 2016 | 10:12 am

Mali court jails men who beat up former interim president – The Standard Digital News (press release) (blog)


The Standard Digital News (press release) (blog)

Mali court jails men who beat up former interim president
The Standard Digital News (press release) (blog)
Bamako: A Malian court has sentenced two men to five years in jail for beating up Mali's former interim president, Dioncounda Traore, during the occupation of his palace in May 2012 by protesters demanding he resign, the Justice Minister said on

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Posted on 5 May 2016 | 6:54 am

Eagles in Mali crosshairs – SuperSport


SuperSport

Eagles in Mali crosshairs
SuperSport
Nigeria's clash with Mali on May 27 will be a chance for Les Aiglons coach Alain Giresse to test his evolving squad against the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations winners. Giresse [below]has had his side chunk up points in the Gabon 2017 race and look well on

Posted on 5 May 2016 | 3:41 am

Group: 13 Peuhls Killed in Latest Attacks in Mali – ABC News


Group: 13 Peuhls Killed in Latest Attacks in Mali
ABC News
Pro-government militia killed four members of the Peuhl ethnic group in central Mali and then struck again at the funeral, killing nine more victims, a local community group said Wednesday. The attacks mark the latest violence targeting members of the

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Posted on 4 May 2016 | 1:51 pm

Group: 13 more Peuhls killed in latest attacks in Mali – WBOC TV 16


Group: 13 more Peuhls killed in latest attacks in Mali
WBOC TV 16
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) – Local community leaders in central Mali say pro-government fighters have killed more than a dozen members of an ethnic group accused of links to Islamic extremism. Sekou Bah, the secretary-general of a group called Dental Wuwarbe, …

Posted on 4 May 2016 | 1:49 pm

German and French foreign ministers pledge support for Mali – Deutsche Welle


Deutsche Welle

German and French foreign ministers pledge support for Mali
Deutsche Welle
Following a delay of more than three hours due to a burst airplane tire, foreign ministers Jean-Marc Ayrault and Frank-Walter Steinmeier arrived in Mali late on Sunday. "We have come on this symbolic visit to demonstrate France and Germany's

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Posted on 2 May 2016 | 8:27 am

Art of work: how Conservatoire graduates are bucking Mali’s unemployment trend – The Guardian


The Guardian

Art of work: how Conservatoire graduates are bucking Mali's unemployment trend
The Guardian
This is a tough time to be a graduate in Mali. The uprising and military coup of 2012, together with ongoing attacks, mean tourists and foreign investors are nervous. Unless you're an interpreter for the UN – which has more than 10,000 troops in the

Posted on 2 May 2016 | 6:00 am

How ‘Bad-Ass Librarians’ Rescued Mali’s Precious Texts from Jihadists – WNYC


WNYC

How 'Bad-Ass Librarians' Rescued Mali's Precious Texts from Jihadists
WNYC
Mali, in that era — the golden era of the 15th and 16th centuries — was the center of a great North African empire, and Timbuktu was the cultural, economic, and intellectual capital of that empire,” says author Joshua Hammer. Writing mostly in

Posted on 29 April 2016 | 1:25 pm