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The two sides addressed social, economic and cultural development and security in the West African Sahel region, particularly in Mali, according to the OIC website. The discussion focused on the peace and reconciliation Agreement in Mali and efforts to ...
... joint counter-terrorism effort called Operation 'Panga' between from 27 March to 10 April, Burkinabe, Malian, and French authorities have announced.
... Mali and beyond the borders following the political and security crisis that hits the North of the country since 2012, food insecurity continues to rage in the Gao and Menaka regions, particularly affecting vulnerable families, returnees and ...
A Colombian nun who was kidnapped more than two months ago in Mali is being held by the Macina Liberation Front Islamist militant group, Colombian national police said on Tuesday, citing intelligence reports.
Trends in the two main theaters of jihadist activity in West Africa have moved in al-Qaeda's favor in recent months. In the Mali/Sahel region, the formation of a new alliance has consolidated al-Qaeda's position as the preeminent jihadist force in the ...
"The region is showing signs of recovery, and regional growth is projected to reach 2.6% in 2017. However, the recovery remains weak, with growth expected to rise only slightly above population growth, a pace that hampers efforts to boost employment ...
Mali militants Frustrate peace Keepers ... A vehicle belonging to the peacekeeping mission has struck an improvised explosive device or mine about 30 kilometres south of Tessalit in the Kidal region. The vehicle, part of an escort of a logistics convoy ...
Other African countries are Ivory Coast, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mali, Rwanda and Senegal. These countries house nearly 27 per cent of the region's population and account for 13 per cent of the regions total gross domestic product (GDP) Hard infrastructure ...
By Souleymane Ag Anara Mali succeeded in restoring interim authorities to its northern cities of Timbuktu and Menaka on Thursday, ending a standoff with armed Tuareg factions that had prevented the transfer of power.
The government on Wednesday said the extension was needed as the "security situation in Mali and in the sub-region is still characterised by the continued threat of terrorism and serious attacks on people and their belongings." The decree hands extra ...
In Mali, there is not a single crisis; there is an overlap of crises that adds up to a chronic crisis. If we do not say that there is an acute humanitarian crisis in northern Mali today, it is only because of the low population density in the area. The ...
The return of state authority is meant to fill a power vacuum that has turned northern Mali into a launch pad for jihadi attacks across a vast region on the Sahara Desert. Most government posts have been unfilled since ethnic Tuareg separatists and ...
In the early '00s, Tinariwen emerged from the Saharan mountain region of northern Mali as a surprise indie sensation with a taut, intense sound blending traditional Tuareg polyrhythms with guitar-driven western rock.
Within the first three months, 28 cases of access constraints have been recorded in northern and central Mali. 89% of the cases took place in the north regions of Gao, Kidal, Menaka, Taoudeni and Timbuktu. Attacks on humanitarian personnel, property ...
Five Malian soldiers have been killed by suspected militants in the northern city of Timbuktu, BBC Afrique reports. According to an official statement, ... French soldiers are part of a multi-national force combating militancy in the region. Northern ...
Bamako: suspected militants killed five Malian soldiers in the restive northern Timbuktu region, the government said, while the French army said it had "neutralized" around 10 fleeing attackers.
Lastly, JNIM claimed a coordinated assault on a Malian military base in the Gourma-Rharous area of the Timbuktu region. JNIM reported its soldiers overran Malian special forces and took control of the base before French troops arrived. The French ...
More than 10,000 people were displaced in the Segou and Mopti regions further to an inter-community conflict recorded in February 2017 in the administrative districts of Macina and Niono (Segou region). These new displacements increase the number of ...
7 in Mali's southern Karangasso region, where she had been working in a health center. Four people have been charged in her disappearance.
"The first destination for the field clinic will be EUTM Mali camp in the Koulikoro region, near Mali's capital Bamako. After a brief training program, the clinic will be transported to Sikasso and Kayes, for a two-month period in each city," the ...
Bamako, Mali - A Malian army spokesman says armed men have attacked an army camp in the country's north, killing at least four soldiers and wounding another.
More than 10,000 people were displaced in the Segou and Mopti regions further to an intercommunity conflict recorded in February 2017 in the administrative districts of Macina and Niono (Segou region). These new displacements increase the number of ...
To escape from bands of Islamic proselytisers from across the Sahara, the Dogan retreated to the shelter of the Bandiagara Plateau, spanning 125 miles somewhere between the south and north of Mali. .... Unfortunately the festival has not held since ...
Bamako (FIBA women's AfroBasket 2017) - Mali's Aissata Boubacar Maiga feels she's in a dream world when thinking about her home nation getting to host FIBA Women's AfroBasket 2017.
Niger sits at the crossroads of a huge area where state Actors have limited control. The region is home to a toxic blend of insurgencies, ethnic militias, drug ...
But despite the use of Russian in Kazakhstan and its neighbors, the region's native languages belong to the Turkic rather than Slavic family.
Recognizing that Africa is particularly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, the World Meteorological Organization has launched the Training Programme ...
The large search operation launched on 27 March in Soum province and on the Malian side of the border, involving Burkina Faso and Malian soldiers, supported by French soldiers from Operation Barkhane, is also significant. But is this approach ... in ...
Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita made the announcement on state-owned television. The previous prime minister, Modibo Keita, served as prime minister since 2015.
A peace conference in Mali a week ago called for talks with leaders of two violent Islamist groups. militants linked to Malian jihadist Iyad Ag Ghali have claimed dozens of attacks on Malian, United Nations and French troops operating in Mali's desert ...
For not only was the attempt to create their own territory in the northern region of Mali thwarted, it was also hijacked by forces with a different agenda.
As a former French colony, the Republic of Mali offers students a unique opportunity to study in a French-speaking educational environment outside of France, with the added benefit of doing so in a historically and culturally rich region. In his ...
... some of them with links to al Qaeda, seized northern Mali in 2012 before being driven out of major cities and towns by a French-led military intervention a year later.
A Malian military official confirmed the deaths, saying that "it was terrorists from al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb who were responsible for the attack, because the CJA was becoming a powerful force in the region". For more than a month, the CJA ...
Still no news of Colombian Sister Cecilia Argoti Narvaez who was kidnapped in early February in the southern Mali city of Karangasso.
The statement said that French troops based in Gao were conducting operations near the border with Burkina Faso to "restrict the freedom of action of terrorist armed groups and to affirm the presence of the Malian and Burkinabe security forces ...
A Malian military official confirmed the deaths, saying that "it was terrorists from al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb who were responsible for the attack, because the CJA was becoming a powerful force in the region". For more than a month, the CJA ...
Some analysts see the merger as a response to AQIM weakening amid the Islamic State's (Isis') growing influence in the region, while others believe it serves mostly to formalise the links and relationships that have existed between these groups for ...
The objective of the training was to strengthen the skills of pedagogues to train Malian security forces on how to guarantee the rights of citizens to freedom of expression and access to information and ensure the safety of journalists in the country ...
The religious sisters teach literacy to some 700 Muslim women. They are working on a barn project for times of food shortages, as many mothers in the region die from malnutrition. Earlier this month, the Catholic bishops of Mali asked the general ...
France backs efforts by West African states to boost security in the Sahel region, including a plan for a 5,000-strong multi-national force to combat Islamist fighters, its foreign minister said.
Despite progress since the 2015 signing of the Agreement on peace and reconciliation in Mali, significant challenges - such as the accelerated activities of ...
Last month the UN Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Mali urged [JURIST report] the international community to help protect civilians in the northern and central regions of the country amid growing violence and crime sprees. The ...
France backs efforts by West African states to boost security in the Sahel region, including a plan for a 5,000-strong multinational force to combat Islamist fighters, its foreign minister said yesterday (6 April).
Three Malian soldiers were killed in an attack on a military post last week in an area of northern Mali frequented by drug traffickers and jihadist groups.
We're hoping this will be a model we can use with other countries, particularly in that region where governmental reform and defense institution-building are priorities.
Former colonial power France intervened in 2013 to drive out al Qaeda-linked militants who seized northern Mali the year before.
Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said the soldier, the 19th to be killed since Paris' intervention, had died during a joint operation with Burkinabe and Malian forces on Wednesday afternoon near Hombari on Mali's southwestern border. ... French ...
Bamako, Mali - A judge in Mali has charged four people in the kidnapping of a Colombian nun in February. prosecutor General Boubacar Sidiki Samake said Wednesday that four Malians were arrested Tuesday as part of investigations into the abduction of ...
Bamako, Mali - A judge in Mali has charged four people in the kidnapping of a Colombian nun in February. prosecutor General Boubacar Sidiki Samake said Wednesday that four Malians were arrested Tuesday as part of investigations into the abduction of ...


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