Schema-Root.org logo

 

  cross-referenced news and research resources about

 cities, towns and villages of Mali

Schema-Root.org logo
images:  google   yahoo YouTube
spacer

updated Wed. April 25, 2018

-
A mass grave uncovered in central Mali is the latest grim confirmation that the security situation in the region has reached crisis point, Amnesty International said today. Local witnesses in the village of Dogo identified on 22 March six bodies as people who had been arrested by the military three days ...
MALI - Amnesty International on Tuesday called on authorities in Mali to investigate extrajudicial killings following the discovery last week of a mass grave ... found in a mass grave on 25 March had been arrested by the military three days earlier in the village of Dogo and taken away to an unknown location.

A French soldier stands inside a military helicopter during a visit by French President Emmanuel Macron to the troops of Operation Barkhane, France's largest overseas military operation, in Gao, northern Mali, Friday, May 19, 2017. The six military helicopters that Canada plans to send to Mali could ...
The city was revered as a center of Islamic learning during its golden age in the 15th and 16th centuries. Several jihadi insurgent groups swept across Mali's remote north in early 2012. Over three days, rebels overran northern Mali's three largest cities. French-backed Malian troops seized Timbuktu ...

Schools in Gambia, Guinea, Somalia, Chad, Mauritania, Niger, Gabon, Senegal and now Mali have been transferred to his government's Maarif Foundation, he said. In Senegal, the Maarif Foundation opened three new schools. Gulen had a large footprint abroad: A report from Turkish intelligence says that ...
The Conservative defence critic is questioning the Trudeau government's decision to send peacekeeping troops to the troubled West African nation of Mali. A French soldier stands inside a military helicopter during a visit by French President Emmanuel Macron to the troops of Operation Barkhane, France's ...
Hawa Coulibaly, leader of the Women's Association of Sanambele in Mali, crotchets an item for sale while children look on during a 2010 visit by MSU ... Eggs might be the answer for children facing severe malnutrition in a small African village, where Montana State University professors and students have ...
Four US special forces members and at least four Nigerien soldiers were killed in the raid in the western Niger village of Tongo Tongo by dozens of militants armed with machine guns and rocket-propelled grenades. Islamic State's West Africa affiliate claimed responsibility. The ambush marked the first US ...
And it's the way that pilot program addressed the problem in Mali that makes it intriguing in a global context: by expanding free health care to everyone, ... Recently the fastest-growing city in Africa and one of the fastest-growing cities in the world, Bamako is a picture of the rapid urbanization of the African ...
Five migrants who had reached Mali told Human Rights Watch in separate phone interviews that police in the north-central Algerian city of Ghardaia rounded ... The police escorted them on buses to Bordj Badji Mokhtar, the last town before the Mali border, handing them to gendarmes, who trucked to the ...
In northeastern Mali, in the towns of Ansongo and Douentza, MSF provides a range of medical services. Since 2012, we have ... At the community health centre in the town, renovated by MSF, the teams provide primary health care to pregnant women and children under aged under five. In Douentza, in the ...
(Ecofin Agency) - Mali has launched a rural electrification project worth CFA10 billion (over $18.9 million) for Macina Cercle residents. The project, launched by Malick Alhousseini (photo), the water and energy minister, will connect a total of 24 villages in the area. It has two main objectives: build two solar ...
Suspected jihadists carried out a late-night attack on a hotel in central Mali several days after the town was visited by the country's prime minister, officials said ... colony stems from a 2012 Tuareg separatist uprising against the state, which was exploited by jihadists in order to take over key cities in the north.

The pledges came at a summit in Brussels of 32 leaders and 60 delegations to show political, development and security support for Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger. The 5,000-strong G5 Sahel force needs around 400 million euros ($500 million) for its mission along its mostly desert borders, ...
France's armed forces spokesman says that French soldiers killed "around 10" jihadis last week in Mali during an operation near the Niger border. In comments to the AP Friday, Colonel Eric Steiger said the operation that took place on Saturday against "armed terrorists" in the northeast of the country came ...
The North Africa Journal is a leading English-language publication focused on North Africa. The Journal covers primarily the Maghreb region and expands its general coverage to the Sahel, Egypt, and beyond, when events in those regions affect the broader North Africa geography. The Journal does not ...
Mohamed Youssouf Bathily, who everybody calls Ras Bath, addresses a rally in Mali's second city, Sikasso. With jokes and anecdotes, he paints a picture of how he says Mali's ruling class holds on to power and perks. Mali's elites don't like it one bit — but the people can't get enough of his speeches.
Two French soldiers died in Mali when their armored vehicle was hit by an improvised explosive device. The office of French President Emmanuel Macron said a soldier and an officer were killed Wednesday morning in the attack. They were part of an operation to fight "terrorism" in the West African country.
The French military announced that its forces killed or captured at least 20 jihadists in near simultaneous raids in northern Mali yesterday as part of the ongoing Operation Barkhane. The raids occurred near the border of Mali and Algeria, close to the Algerian town of Tinzaouatene. The raids reportedly ...
Even so, there's still a widespread belief in it, and Ayoub was taken in by the colourful and mysterious businessman from a remote village in Mali. When he arrived .... He already had several wives, but that didn't stop him marrying more - and housing them in some of the 23 apartments he rented in the city.
In the six years since a separatist rebellion broke out in northern Mali in January 2012, armed groups in West Africa's Sahel region have grown considerably in both number and the complexity of their ever-evolving relationships with one another. Some of Mali's armed groups signed a peace accord in 2015 ...
French air power on Wednesday killed at least 10 jihadists in northeast Mali near the border with Algeria, local and foreign military sources said. ... On Tuesday in neighbouring Burkina Faso meanwhile, a policeman was killed and two were injured in an attack at a village near the eastern town of Fada ...
Mali's government signed a peace agreement with coalitions of non-jihadist armed groups in the north in June 2015. But Islamist insurgents remain active, and large tracts of the former French colony are lawless. The mayor had been named in an enquiry into a drug-smuggling operation in 2009 involving a ...
Malissa “Mali” Hunter is one of three Atlanta women surprised with billboards honoring their clean-energy work. ... Kate McGregor Mosley— got big surprises last Wednesday, and if you look up as you're driving around town, you might see them. ... I didn't know why they were running us around the city.
From the air, Timbuktu, the fabled city of gold - once a key Arab-African trading post on the trans-Saharan caravan route, a lush oasis, a centre of Islamic culture and ... "It's not safe to travel on the road," one woman in the village of Toya, some 20km from Timbuktu on the banks of the Niger River, told me.
AT THE weekly market in Toya, at the edge of the Niger river, just outside the ancient city of Timbuktu, little seems to have changed. Under shelters built ... One elderly Tuareg says that just a few days earlier a dozen armed men had wandered into the village, flaunting their weapons. He will not say who they ...
Miami rapper Bruno Mali has been making noise for a while now, and just dropped off a new song to keep things rolling. His latest ... After acknowledging his troubled past, he still shares hope for the future: "I'm bout to turn up on the whole city/You put it down, and make them haters love ya." Bruno had a ...
Former Thomas More Catholic School pupil, Aren, died on October 29 last year after he was fatally stabbed in the town centre, on North End. Police officers administered first aid prior to the arrival of the London Ambulance Service, but the Kenley teenager was pronounced dead at the scene. A post-mortem ...
Ouagadougou - A local councilman says at least 13 people have died after their truck hit an improvised explosive device after entering Mali from northern Burkina Faso. Moumouni Tamboura, who works in Djibo village in Burkina Faso, said on Thursday the dead were traders who leave Burkina Faso every ...
BAMAKO, Mali - The UN Security Council on Wednesday gave parties to a peace deal in Mali until the end of March to show progress or face ... The statement listed decentralization of authority, disarmament and demobilization, setting up better cooperation mechanisms in the northern towns of Kidal and ...
Mali: nine-hour siege - On November 20, 2015, a siege at the luxury Radisson Blu hotel in Mali's capital Bamako left 20 people dead, including 14 foreigners. ... Tunisia: beach shooting spree - On June 26, 2015, a student went on a shooting spree in the resort town of Sousse, in the northeast of Tunisia.
Hers was the first of a series of monthly concerts to be put on by Timbuktu Renaissance, an organisation whose mission is to bring the town's people back together through culture. ... The crisis is far from over in northern Mali, though the citizens of Timbuktu hope they have suffered the worst of it already.
ALGIERS, Jan. 14 (Xinhua) -- Malian Prime Minister Soumeylou Boubeye Maiga on Sunday concluded a two-day visit to Algeria, stressing this North African nation's support is a key factor in the implementation of the peace agreement in Mali. "President Bouteflika and other brotherly government officials ...
Three Malian soldiers were also injured on Thursday after being ambushed in the northern town of Hombori in an attack using "improvised explosive devices", Mali's army said in a statement. Also on Thursday, a policeman was abducted and a police station looted and set on fire in the northwest town of ...
The Taipei Fine Arts Museum announced today that the 11th Taipei Biennale this fall will be co-curated by Mali Wu, an artist, curator and lecturer based in ... where she organised a collaborative community intervention about the ecology of an urban creek in New Taipei City, a sprawling suburb outside the ...
Mali's army, French soldiers and a UN mission (MINUSMA) still have little control despite chasing the jihadists out of key cities, and the spread of unrest has ... Two other candidates, Malian army general Moussa Sinko Coulibaly and Kalifa Sanogo, the mayor of Mali's second-largest city, Sikasso, have also ...
From Britain to China to Mali, new maps showing travel times to the nearest urban centre reveal huge differences between countries. Using Open Street ... Nearly 91% of people in high-income countries live within one hour of a city, compared to almost 51% of people in low-income countries. India's high ...
As many as 64 African migrants, including a mother whose surviving 3-year-old child desperately clung to her as she drowned, are feared dead after a traffickers' overcrowded rubber dinghy from Libya started sinking in the Mediterranean Sea, officials said Monday. The Italian coast guard rescued 86 ...
Allan Mali (30) of F6B Lwendulo village was convicted and sentenced on his own plea of guilty when he appeared before Hwange magistrate Rosemary Dube on Thursday, facing four counts of unlawful entry and theft. It is the State's case that on a date unknown to the prosecutor, but in December 2017, ...
United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund allotted a total of $13 million (P647 million) to the Philippines and Mali to strengthen relief efforts in response to internal conflicts. ... The government has also allocated P15 billion for the rehabilitation of Marawi City from the 2018 national budget.
The championship, which took place at the stadium municipality of Pedro Gomez and Santhiaba volleyball court brought together different countries such as the Gambia, Mali, Guinea Conakry and Senegal. The championship, which was played in a fitness form started with group stage matches, with GAF ...
By noon, the agitators had compelled several shops and establishments in vital parts of Pune to be shut even as curfew continued to be imposed in the village of Bhima-Koregaon and surrounding villages – the epicenter of the violence -- 30 km from the city. There were reports of widespread stone-pelting ...
This was the youth culture of 1960s and 1970s Bamako, the capital city of Mali. And it was captured by Malian photographer Malick Sidibe, bringing international recognition and big deal awards. And it's being celebrated in the first major posthumous exhibit of his images, “Malick Sidibe: Mali Twist,” which is ...
Flared-leg pants, oversized glasses and hats. Unflinchingly proud expressions. Groovy dance moves. This was the youth culture of 1960s and 1970s Bamako, the capital city of Mali. And it was captured by Malian photographer Malick Sidibe, bringing international recognition and big deal awards. And it's ...
A UN peacekeeper from Guinea badly wounded in an attack in northeastern Mali last week has died, the UN mission in the conflict-riven west African country said on Monday. Peacekeepers faced four separate, near simultaneous attacks on Friday night in the city of Kidal, which is currently under the control ...
BAMAKO – Four Malians and a Togolese working for a Chinese telecom firm were kidnapped and murdered while laying fiber-optic cables in central Mali, multiple sources told AFP on Sunday. The group was working a few dozen kilometers from the town of Niafunke on Friday when they were dragged ...


 

news and opinion


 


 


 


 


schema-root.org

  africa
    mali
      municipalities
        bamako
        sevare
        timbuktu

Mali:
      gao
      government
      insurgents
      municipalities
      regions

cross-references for
municipalities:

Malian cities