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Around 670 of the 3,560 people displaced last month following armed attacks in the southern Kouango area had returned home by 1 October.
"We are already working in Oromia to de-escalate the situation there by offering mediation between groups," she said, referring to the region where protests have simmered for nearly a year. "I would always argue for allowing people of a different ...

"I think Mali has shown that if you want to do activities beyond sitting behind perimeter walls, talking to other UN colleagues, then it is very important to speak the local language," Kristoffer Nilaus Tarp, an independent analyst who worked for ...
Renewed clashes between signatory armed groups in the Kidal region in July 2016 are violations of the peace agreement and a major concern for humanitarian access.

... of more troops of up to 300 to the African country. U.N. peacekeepers are deployed across northern Mali to help stabilize the vast region, occupied by separatist Tuareg rebels and al Qaeda-linked Islamist militants in 2012, before France intervened ...
Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, third left, walk with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, after her arrival at the airport in Bamako, Mali, Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016. German Chancellor Merkel is on a three day tour in Africa, ... "Development ...
"Development cooperation must be strengthened next year in all parts of Mali's northern region," including on water and sanitation projects, Merkel said.
France plans to invest 42 million Euros ($47 million) in anti -terror efforts in Africa's Sahel region, a French interior ministry official said on Friday.
U.N. peacekeepers are deployed across northern Mali to try to stabilize the vast region, occupied by separatist Tuareg rebels and al-Qaida-linked Islamist militants in 2012 before France intervened in 2013.
At approximately 3:00 pm, the military position in the refugee hosting area of Tazalit in the region of Tahoua, bordering Mali was attacked by armed assailants, whose identities are not yet known. The attack resulted in the deaths of 22 Nigerien ...
The agreement signed today between FAO and FFEM, which co-funds one third of the 5 million euros project, is specifically targeting the four main wetland areas in the Sahel region which are distributed between Chad, Egypt, Mali, Senegal and Sudan.
1) Prolonged heavy rainfall during the season throughout the Niger river basin has triggered flooding and inundation along the Niger River in Mali, Niger, and Nigeria. Seasonal inundation is also expected to be greater than it has been for many ... 3 ...
Bamako, Mali - A Malian soldier was killed and two others wounded in an ambush near Timbuktu, an army spokesman said Tuesday, as the United Nations peacekeeping mission said a second peacekeeper had died after an attack in another part of the country ...
MINUSMA's soldiers, the UN mission in Mali, carry the coffins of nine UN soldiers draped with UN flags during a service at the headquarters of MINUSMA on October 7, 2014 in Bamako.

Ansar Dine claims series of attacks in northern Mali. By Caleb Weiss | October 5th, 2016 ... Ansar Dine, a largely Tuareg front group for al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), has claimed credit for a series of attacks on UN forces yesterday near the ...
Attacks against the UN force and Malian security forces were "increasingly frequent, bold and well coordinated," Ban said.
4 October 2016 - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon has condemned yesterday's series of attacks against the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA). According to preliminary information, four different attacks ...
Even with subsidies that drastically reduced costs, 70 percent of cases that warranted care in the sample of Malian children were not brought into a doctor - a sign that there is still much work to be done on making healthcare accessible in the region.
Bamako (AFP) - A UN peacekeeper was killed and eight others injured on Monday in an attack on their camp in northeastern Mali near the Algerian border, the United Nations said. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon condemned the four coordinated assaults ...
U.N. Mali mission spokesman Olivier Salgado said Tuesday that a second peacekeeper died overnight from Monday's attacks on a camp in Aguelhok in Mali's Kidal region. Two vehicles hit land mines in the attacks, killing two peacekeepers and injuring ...
Bamako, Mali (AP) - The United Nations says that one peacekeeper was killed and several others wounded after attacks on a camp in Aguelhok, in Mali's northern Kidal region. Olivier Salgado, spokesman for the U.N. peacekeeping mission in Mali, said ...
The region now has the largest number of extreme poor in the world, 389 million, which accounts for half of the total number of extreme poor in the world, and more than all the other regions combined. The decline in extreme poverty was largely fueled ...
The mausoleums represent symbols of his cultural patrimony for Manny Ansar, Co-Director of the Timbuktu Renaissance (Malian-American project to support Timbuktu's and Mali's recovery from conflict through a focus on culture), and founding Director of ...
The World Bank studied several countries where inequality declined in recent years including Brazil, Cambodia, Mali, Peru and Tanzania.
Mali, West Africa. If you haven't heard of it, you're not alone. This is a place most have forgotten; one of the poorest countries on the entire planet.
Vice-President M Hamid Ansari today said the issues of terrorism and U N reforms figured prominently during his discussions with the leadership of Nigeria and Mali as both these countries had been victims of "very serious kind of terrorist activities ...
Regional geological studies were undertaken in 2008 to assess the lithium mineralisation of the Bougouni-Sikasso region of southern Mali and identified areas of high potential. The studies were completed by consultants CSA Global and were commissioned ...
Three newly opened community centers in Iraq's Kurdistan Region offer support to Yezidie women that have survived abduction and sexual assault by ISIS.
"The location in Agadez will improve U.S. Africa Command's capability to facilitate intelligence sharing that better support Niger and other partner nations, such as Nigeria, Chad, Mali and neighbors in the region and will improve our capability to ...
This particular project focuses mainly on Mali's 'breadbasket' region, the Inner Niger Delta. Here farmers are making intensive use of new small-scale irrigation systems.
The U.S. ambassador to Mali accuses the Malian government of maintaining relations with a militia groups widely blamed for rising tensions, that risk undermining a fragile peace process in the country's desert north.
About 3,000 heavily armed French troops have been hunting al Qaeda-linked fighters in the region, called the Sahel, since August 2014.
27 September 2016 - The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today cautioned that unless it receives $3 million in urgent funding, it will have to suspend its school meals programme in Mali, affecting nearly 180,000 children in about 1,000 schools ...
The International Criminal Court has sentenced a Malian jihadi responsible for destroying shrines in Timbuktu to nine years in prison, bringing a historic trial at The Hague to a close.
Vice President Mohammed Hamid Ansari has said that India is now pursuing a much focused approach to all the different regions of Africa, and his visit to Nigeria and Mali in West Africa was part of that approach. Addressing the media onboard Air India ...
French intervention - 4000 troops sent to Mali under Operation Serval - only really started once Ansar Dine took hold of three major strategic points in the northern region: Kidal, Gao and Timbuktu.[1]. However, they had little to do with the earlier ...
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon has called for the timely and full implementation of a peace agreement in Mali in order to bring peace and stability to the West African country, UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric told reporters here Sunday.
He also went to Gao where he met with the Danish Special Forces and police working in the region. The mission in Mali is officially called "the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali" and intents to achieve stability ...
During the meeting, the secretary-general discussed the situation in the northern region of Kidal and the humanitarian situation in Northern Mali, the spokesman said, adding that Ban also noted the important role that countries of the region can play ...
Researchers re-analysed stool samples from 10608 children with and without diarrhoea obtained from regions in seven countries in Asia (Bangladesh, India and Pakistan) and Africa (The Gambia, Kenya, Mali, and Mozambique). The original GEMS study, ...
The medium-term forecast for the next two weeks (Sept 23-29 and Sept 30-Oct 6) calls for a drier agro-pastoral zone, likely signaling a normal end of the rainy season, and for moderate to heavy rains over the rest of the region where agricultural ...
"The rebels, the people who picked up the arms and raped women in northern Mali defeated the Malian army - killed Malian soldiers - are the ones being rewarded when they, the youth, played a positive role in stabilizing northern Mali and didn't get the ...
The President of Mali, Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, said that hostilities had effectively ceased between the government and the signatory movements of the Darfur Peace Agreement and reconciliation in Mali, but the peace process remains fragile because of ...
This was recently the case in Gao, where on July 12 a youth protest against the implementation of "interim authority" was violently suppressed by the Malian army, leaving four dead and around 30 young people injured. Moreover, clashes between ... There ...
Clashes between Malian armed groups in defiance of the peace deal killed at least a dozen people on September 16 in the restive Kidal region of northern Mali, sources on both sides of the violence have said. "All these factors create a harmful ...
[JURIST] UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon [official website] on Thursday called on [press release] the international community to intensify its efforts to protect cultural treasures against enemy combatants in regions devastated by conflict ...
Two Italians and a Canadian who were abducted last Monday may have fallen into the hands of al-Qaeda, Libyan and Algerian security sources have told Middle East Eye.


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