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AU Defence Chiefs Hold Talks In Mali To Tackle Terrorism – CHANNELS TELEVISION


AU Defence Chiefs Hold Talks In Mali To Tackle Terrorism
CHANNELS TELEVISION
African Union (AU) Chiefs of Defence Staff and Ministers of Defence are meeting in Mali in furtherance of multinational approach to fight against terrorism that is ravaging African regions. Nigeria's Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Gabriel
AU Defence Chiefs Meet In Mali To Tackle TerrorismLeadership Newspapers

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Posted on 4 September 2015 | 6:31 pm

Life still hard in northern Mali, despite peace deal – IRINnews.org


IRINnews.org

Life still hard in northern Mali, despite peace deal
IRINnews.org
In order to get by, an estimated 10 to 15 percent of people in Mali have borrowed money, sold off livestock, or become involved in illegal activities such as trafficking, according to the World Food Programme (WFP) and the Food and Agriculture

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Posted on 4 September 2015 | 1:52 pm

Grand ambitions for Mali U-17 duo – FIFA.com


FIFA.com

Grand ambitions for Mali U-17 duo
FIFA.com
The last time Mali football fans took an active interest in the FIFA U-17 World Cup was in 2001, when Les Aiglonnets participated at the finals in Trinidad and Tobago. They did well, playing flashy football and coming agonisingly close to a place in

Posted on 4 September 2015 | 10:29 am

AQIM highlights attack on UN troops in Mali – Long War Journal


AQIM highlights attack on UN troops in Mali
Long War Journal
Map of al Qaeda-linked attacks in Mali and neighboring countries since 2014. Map made by Caleb Weiss for The Long War Journal. Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), al Qaeda's official branch in North Africa, has released a video showcasing an attack …

Posted on 3 September 2015 | 10:40 pm

Islamists have returned to Mali – and the people are fleeing – The Independent


The Independent

Islamists have returned to Mali – and the people are fleeing
The Independent
French troops had driven out the jihadists and people threw off the shackles of the harsh sharia code which had been imposed, put on their most colourful clothes and belted out music to welcome the French President as the saviour of Mali. We, the

Posted on 3 September 2015 | 5:55 pm

7 suspected in Mali attacks arrested in Ivory Coast – U.S. News & World Report


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7 suspected in Mali attacks arrested in Ivory Coast
U.S. News & World Report
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Authorities say at least seven jihadis accused of attacking the Malian military in the country's south have been arrested in neighboring Ivory Coast. Modibo Naman Traore, a spokesman for the Malian special forces, said Thursday
Boat overturns on Malian lake amid heavy winds; at least 18 bodies foundMinneapolis Star Tribune

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Posted on 3 September 2015 | 1:44 pm

Mali left behind as African internet speeds surge forward – RFI


RFI

Mali left behind as African internet speeds surge forward
RFI
Throughout Bamako, Mali, internet office spaces sit idle. Customers can plug in their computers, make phone calls, and take advantage of the solar-powered electricity that's not subject to blackouts, a common occurrence in the capital. The one thing

Posted on 3 September 2015 | 12:06 pm

Nineteen die as overloaded canoe capsizes in Mali: officials – Yahoo News


Yahoo News

Nineteen die as overloaded canoe capsizes in Mali: officials
Yahoo News
The Niger, west Africa's main waterway, is more than 4,100 kilometres (2,500 miles) long and connects landlocked Mali's arid north to the more fertile south. Rudimentary canoes are the main means of transport for residents of Mali's central and
At Least 19 Killed as Canoe Capsizes in Mali: OfficialsNDTV
Nineteen killed as canoe capsizes in Mali: local authoritiesThe Guardian Nigeria (satire) (press release) (blog)
Mali river boat accident kills at least 18Reuters

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Posted on 3 September 2015 | 11:53 am

Mali, neighboring countries plan force to fight extremists – U.S. News & World Report


Mali, neighboring countries plan force to fight extremists
U.S. News & World Report
Diarran Kone said Wednesday that representatives from Mauritania, Niger, Burkina Faso, Mali and Chad are meeting in Bamako to strategize. He said they are meeting with experts from the African Union and the West African economic bloc, ECOWAS, …

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Posted on 2 September 2015 | 6:05 pm

Two Mali soldiers killed in Timbuktu attack – Yahoo News


Yahoo News

Two Mali soldiers killed in Timbuktu attack
Yahoo News
Bamako (AFP) – Two Malian soldiers were killed Tuesday in a pre-dawn attack against an army checkpoint outside Timbuktu in northern Mali, the defence ministry and a UN source told AFP. "We lost two men this Tuesday at about 3am (0300 GMT) at our …
Extremists attack Malian army checkpoint, killing 2 soldiersSunHerald.com
Mali Army Says Two Soldiers Killed at Checkpoint in TimbuktuBloomberg

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Posted on 1 September 2015 | 4:48 pm