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Pyrimethamine-sulfadoxine efficacy and selection for mutations in Plasmodium falciparum dihydrofolate reductase and dihydropteroate synthase in Mali. (1/347)

To assess pyrimethamine-sulfadoxine (PS) efficacy in Mali, and the role of mutations in Plasmodium falciparum dihydrofolate reductase (DHFR) and dihydropteroate synthase (DHPS) in in vivo PS resistance, 190 patients with uncomplicated P. falciparum malaria were treated with PS and monitored for 56 days. Mutation-specific polymerase chain reactions and digestion with restriction endonucleases were used to detect DHFR and DHPS mutations on filter paper blood samples from pretreatment and post-treatment infections. Only one case each of RI and RII level resistance and no cases of RIII resistance or therapeutic failure were observed. Post-PS treatment infections had significantly higher rates of DHFR mutations at codons 108 and 59. No significant selection for DHPS mutations was seen. Pyrimethamine-sulfadoxine is highly efficacious in Mali, and while the low level of resistance precludes assessing the utility of molecular assays for in vivo PS resistance, rapid selection of DHFR mutations supports their role in PS failure.  (+info)

A spatial statistical approach to malaria mapping. (2/347)

BACKGROUND: Good maps of malaria risk have long been recognized as an important tool for malaria control. The production of such maps relies on modelling to predict the risk for most of the map, with actual observations of malaria prevalence usually only known at a limited number of specific locations. Estimation is complicated by the fact that there is often local variation of risk that cannot be accounted for by the known covariates and because data points of measured malaria prevalence are not evenly or randomly spread across the area to be mapped. METHOD: We describe, by way of an example, a simple two-stage procedure for producing maps of predicted risk: we use logistic regression modelling to determine approximate risk on a larger scale and we employ geo-statistical ('kriging') approaches to improve prediction at a local level. Malaria prevalence in children under 10 was modelled using climatic, population and topographic variables as potential predictors. After the regression analysis, spatial dependence of the model residuals was investigated. Kriging on the residuals was used to model local variation in malaria risk over and above that which is predicted by the regression model. RESULTS: The method is illustrated by a map showing the improvement of risk prediction brought about by the second stage. The advantages and shortcomings of this approach are discussed in the context of the need for further development of methodology and software.  (+info)

The epidemiology of human hookworm infections in the southern region of Mali. (3/347)

Two surveys of hookworm (Necator americanus) infections, conducted three years apart (December 1994 and January 1998) in a village in the Sikasso region of Mali, revealed that overall prevalence of infection was 68.7% and 53%, respectively. In both years there was a highly significant difference between the sexes in the prevalence and abundance of infection, with male subjects carrying heavier infections than females. Both prevalence and abundance of infection increased with age, although in 1998 there was a strong interaction between sex and age, arising from the declining egg counts among 16-20-year-old females and the continuing increase among males, reinforced by the subsequent reduction among the older males (> or = 61 years) and concomitant increase among females. After controlling for the effects of age, sex and their interaction, a highly significant positive relationship was detected between faecal egg counts of individuals who were examined in both 1994 and 1998 (n = 134), indicating predisposition to infection. This relationship remained significant in each of 4 age classes spanning 7-79 years. The members of some family compounds were shown to carry heavier infections than expected whilst others were less infected, suggesting compound-related clustering of hookworm infections. The use of footwear increased with age but there was no significant relationship between the extent of use of footwear and the abundance of hookworm infection. Eyesight deteriorated with age and impaired vision was particularly prominent among the older sectors of the community, a legacy from the time when onchocerciasis was widely prevalent in the region. Although men with partially damaged eyes carried lower infections than expected for their age, no overall significant relationship was found between quality of vision and hookworm infections. These results are discussed in relation to hookworm epidemiology in general and in Mali in particular.  (+info)

What does a single determination of malaria parasite density mean? A longitudinal survey in Mali. (4/347)

Temporal variations of blood parasite density were evaluated in a longitudinal study of young, asymptomatic men in a village with endemic malaria in Mali (West Africa). Our main intention was to challenge the value of a single measure of parasite density for the diagnosis of malaria, and to define the level of endemicity in any given area. Parasitaemia and body temperature were recorded three times a day in the wet season (in 39 subjects on 12 days) and in the dry season (in 41 subjects on 13 days). Two thousand nine hundred and fifty seven blood smears (98.5% of the expected number) were examined for malaria parasites. We often found 100-fold or greater variations in parasite density within a 6-hour period during individual follow-up. All infected subjects had frequent negative smears. Although fever was most likely to occur in subjects with a maximum parasite density exceeding 10000 parasites/mm3 (P = 0.009), there was no clear relationship between the timing of these two events. Examples of individual profiles for parasite density and fever are presented. These variations (probably due to a 'sequestration-release' mechanism, which remains to be elucidated) lead us to expect a substantial impact on measurements of endemicity when only a single sample is taken. In this study, the percentage of infected individuals varied between 28.9% and 57.9% during the dry season and between 27.5% and 70.7% during the wet season. The highest rates were observed at midday, and there were significant differences between days. Thus, high parasite density sometimes associated with fever can no longer be considered as the gold standard in the diagnosis of malaria. Other approaches, such as decision-making processes involving clinical, biological and ecological variables must be developed, especially in highly endemic areas where Plasmodium infection is the rule rather than the exception and the possible causes of fever are numerous.  (+info)

Rapid selection of Plasmodium falciparum dihydrofolate reductase mutants by pyrimethamine prophylaxis. (5/347)

A prospective study was conducted to measure the selective effect of pyrimethamine prophylaxis on point mutations in Plasmodium falciparum dihydrofolate reductase (DHFR). A total of 109 Malian children were given pyrimethamine weekly for 5 weeks. P. falciparum infections were analyzed by polymerase chain reaction for DHFR mutations, which were dramatically more frequent among prophylaxis-breakthrough infections than at baseline: the prevalence of Asn-108 rose from 13% to 100%, Ile-51 from 4% to 50%, and Arg-59 from 11% to 90%. Eight persistent infections lacking detectable DHFR mutations at baseline developed multiple mutations within 1 week of the patients' starting pyrimethamine prophylaxis. Microsatellite analysis found no evidence of clonal identity among baseline and breakthrough infections. Analysis of these data demonstrates that under prophylaxis conditions, pyrimethamine is strongly selective for DHFR mutations, which arise extremely rapidly under drug pressure, even when undetectable in the initial infection. These findings have implications for prophylaxis regimens with other antifolate drugs.  (+info)

Hemoglobin C associated with protection from severe malaria in the Dogon of Mali, a West African population with a low prevalence of hemoglobin S. (6/347)

The malaria hypothesis proposes a survival advantage for individuals with hemoglobin variants in areas of endemic Plasmodium falciparum malaria. Hemoglobin C (HbC) is a possible example in West Africa, where this hemoglobin has a centric distribution with high frequencies among certain populations including the Dogon ethnic group. To test whether HbC is associated with protection from malaria, we performed a case-control study in the Dogon of Bandiagara, Mali. HbC was present in 68 of 391 (17.4%) of uncomplicated malaria control cases, whereas it was detected in only 3 of 67 cases (4.5%) of severe malaria (odds ratio [OR], 0.22; P =. 01). Further, HbC was present in only 1 of 34 cases (2.9%) with cerebral manifestations, the most common presentation of severe malaria in this population (OR, 0.14; P =.03). Episodes of uncomplicated malaria and parasitemias (4800-205 050/microL) were identified in cases of homozygous HbC (HbCC), which indicates that P falciparum parasites are able to efficiently replicate within HbCC erythrocytes in vivo. These findings suggest that HbC does not protect against infection or uncomplicated malaria but can protect against severe malaria in the Dogon population of Bandiagara, Mali. The data also suggest that the protective effect associated with HbC may be greater than that of HbS in this population.  (+info)

Gene flow among populations of the malaria vector, Anopheles gambiae, in Mali, West Africa. (7/347)

The population structure of the Anopheles gambiae complex is unusual, with several sibling species often occupying a single area and, in one of these species, An. gambiae sensu stricto, as many as three "chromosomal forms" occurring together. The chromosomal forms are thought to be intermediate between populations and species, distinguishable by patterns of chromosome gene arrangements. The extent of reproductive isolation among these forms has been debated. To better characterize this structure we measured effective population size, N(e), and migration rates, m, or their product by both direct and indirect means. Gene flow among villages within each chromosomal form was found to be large (N(e)m > 40), was intermediate between chromosomal forms (N(e)m approximately 3-30), and was low between species (N(e)m approximately 0.17-1.3). A recently developed means for distinguishing among certain of the forms using PCR indicated rates of gene flow consistent with those observed using the other genetic markers.  (+info)

Child malaria treatment practices among mothers in the district of Yanfolila, Sikasso region, Mali. (8/347)

We studied child malaria treatment practices among mothers living in the District of Yanfolila in southern Mali. For sampling, we first chose five of 13 health areas with probability proportional to size. Then villages, compounds and mothers with at least one child aged 1-5 years were randomly chosen. We assessed the spleen size of one 1-5 year-old child of each mother, collected a thick blood film and recorded the body temperature of every child whose mother thought he/she was sick. 399 mothers in 28 villages were interviewed with a structured questionnaire divided into two parts. If the child had had soumaya (a term previously associated with uncomplicated malaria) during the past rainy season, we asked about signs and symptoms, health-seeking behaviour (who the mother consulted first) and treatment. If not, information about knowledge of the disease and treatment to be given was collected. 86% of the mothers interviewed stated that their child had been sick and almost half of them had had soumaya. All mothers named at least one sign by which they recognized the disease. Vomiting, fever and dark urine/yellow eyes/jaundice were the three most common signs mentioned. 75.8% managed their child's disease at home and used both traditional and modern treatment. The most common anti-malarial drug was chloroquine, often given at inappropriate dosage. The sensitivity and specificity of the mothers' diagnosis was poor, although this might be explained by the large percentage of children who had already been treated at the time of the interview. The results of our survey call for prompt educational action for the correct treatment of uncomplicated malaria/soumaya, particularly for mothers and possibly for shopkeepers. The high spleen rate (58.1%) among randomly selected children confirms that malaria is a common disease in this area. Improved case-management at home could only be beneficial.  (+info)

Mali, one of the worlds poorest nations, is greatly affected by poverty, malnutrition, epidemics and inadequate hygiene and sanitation. Malis health and development indicators rank among the worst in the world, with little improvement over the last 20 years. Progress is impeded by Malis poverty and by a lack of physicians. The 2012 conflict in northern Mali exacerbated difficulties in delivering health services to refugees living in the north. Although Mali has its own health care, with a governmental constitution that advocates countrywide health, Mali is heavily dependent upon international development organizations and foreign missionary groups for much of its health care. In 2001 general government expenditures on health constituted 6.8 percent of total general government expenditures and 2.9 percent of gross domestic product (GDP). Medical facilities in Mali are very limited, especially outside of Bamako, and medicines are in short supply. There are three major public hospitals in the ...
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Algeria and Chad together cover about 9% of the total Niger River basin, but there are almost no renewable water resources in these areas.. The area of the Niger River basin in Guinea is only 4% of the total area of the basin, but the sources of the Niger River are located in this country. The quantity of water entering Mali from Guinea (40 km3/yr) is greater than the quantity of water entering Nigeria from Niger (36 km3/yr), about 1800 hen further downstream. This is due among other reasons to the enormous reduction in runoff in the inner delta in Mali through seepage and evaporation combined with almost no runoff from the whole of the left bank in Mali and Niger.. The most important areas of the Niger basin are located in Mali, Niger and Nigeria (25 % in each of these three countries). Mali and Niger are almost entirely dependent on the Niger River for their water resources. In the case of Niger nearly 90% of its total water resources originates outside its borders (the Niger River and other ...
11/24/14 Dear Colleagues: l. WHO reports that Director General Chan visited Bamako, Mali, today to meet with the Mali President and Health Minister re: the Mali EBOV outbreak. U.N. is establishing an office in Mali to coordinate response to the Mali situation. U.N. reports 500 contacts to be traced in Mali. 2. Wall Street Journal…
Mali is one of the few democracies in Africa. But it is still a country in desperate need of help- 45 percent of the children are severely malnourished, and one in four dies before the age of five. Only 19 percent of the women in Mali can read.. Medicine for Mali was formed in 2000 after its founders recognized the desperate need of these people. Since then we have conducted some 20 missions to Mali and have supported full time in country personnel. We have consistently served more than 8,000 people in an isolated area of the country that has no electric power or clean water. We have implemented several programs that have stabilized the health and wellbeing of this population and strongly promoted a goal of self-sufficiency.. Medicine for Malis programs include:. ...
Mali, the largest country in West-Africa, has two totally different faces. The north of the country extends into the Sahara and is almost entirely arid desert, while the south is tropical with summer rainfall and lots of rivers.. The main river is without a doubt the Niger. Along the banks of the principal river of Western Africa, there are a lot of authentic fishing-villages that are certainly worth a visit. Other great attractions in Mali are the Dogon Valley with its magnificent cliff villages, the legendary city of Timbuktu and not to forget: the breathtaking mosque in Djenné, which is entirely built out of clay.. And of course we cant forget to mention Bamako, the capital and largest city of Mali. It offers a wide range of tourist attractions such as the Grand Mosque, the National Museum of Mali buildings and the Bamako Botanical Gardens.. ...
The economy of Mali is based to a large extent upon agriculture, with a mostly rural population engaged in subsistence agriculture. Mali is among the ten poorest nations of the world, is one of the 37 Heavily Indebted Poor Countries, and is a major recipient of foreign aid from many sources, including multilateral organizations (most significantly the World Bank, African Development Bank, and Arab Funds), and bilateral programs funded by the European Union, France, United States, Canada, Netherlands, and Germany. Before 1991, the former Soviet Union, China and the Warsaw Pact countries had been a major source of economic and military aid. The per capita gross domestic product (GDP) of Mali was $820 in 1999. Malis great potential wealth lies in mining and the production of agricultural commodities, livestock, and fish. The most productive agricultural area lies along the banks of the Niger River, the Inner Niger Delta and the southwestern region around Sikasso. This is a chart of trend of gross ...
Rebels in the north of Mali must cease hostilities and respect a ceasefire according to the UNs most senior official in the country.. A coup détat in early 2012 continues to breed instability and violence in the West African country.. But there are hopes that a new peace deal will be signed next week.. Daniel Dickinson reports.. The UN says there has been a marked increase in insecurity in Mali as a result of more frequent clashes between armed groups.. But now rebels in the north are being encouraged to agree to a UN-brokered peace deal which is set to be signed on 15 May in the capital Bamako.. Mongi Hamdi is the head of the UN stabilization mission in Mali, known as MINUSMA.. He says violence must stop ahead of the peace deal.. We are all concerned about the tension and insecurity in most parts of the north of Mali. We are all in agreement that all parties to this conflict must immediately cease hostilities, must respect the ceasefire agreement.. MINUSMA was established in April ...
Two innovation platforms (IPs) and two technology parks were launched recently in southern Mali. The IPs aim to facilitate knowledge sharing while the technology parks will provide infrastructure for farmers and agriculture students.. The IPs and technology parks were established in Koutiala and Bougouni districts of Sikasso region.. Koutiala District launch. Kissima Nimaga, member of a seed producers cooperative and a leader of the newly-created IP said, Through this platform, many producers will benefit from the new varieties of cereals, legumes and fruit trees developed by the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid-Tropics (ICRISAT), World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF), the World Vegetable Center (AVRDC) and their partners in the national seed system. Our expectation is to meet with new partners of the seed sector.. At the opening session of the IP meeting, Bougouna Sogoba, director of the Association Malienne dEveil au Développement Durable (AMEDD), said that IPs bring ...
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This study shows that two sympatric ethnic groups in Mali, the Fulani and the Dogon, exhibit differential frequencies in the expression of FcγRIIa R131H genotypes and allotypes. It furthermore, confirms and extends the previous findings regarding differences in anti-malarial responses between sympatric ethnic groups living in West Africa [12, 13]. The Fulani were less parasitized, had fewer parasite clones and had higher anti-malarial IgG subclass levels than the sympatric ethnic group, the Dogon. Fulani also showed a higher spleen rate as compared to Dogon. Interestingly, the Fulani showed significantly lower haemoglobin levels as compared to the Dogon, which was recently confirmed in both a longitudinal study and two cross sectional studies in the same study area (Dolo et al, personal communication).. The FcγRIIa R131H genotype results of this study contradict those from previous reports, where the R/R genotype has been associated with protection (reviewed by Braga [8]). Here it was revealed ...
Despite its enormous land mass, Mali is economically poor but politically more prosperous. Economic activity is limited to the regions around the Niger Delta-90% of the population live in the South of the country. The rest of the country is comprised by a large chunk of the Sahara desert. The country is largely undeveloped, with 80% of the population engaged in fishing or agriculture and over 50% of living below the poverty line. Mali has however been a significant benefactor of foreign aid. The successful implementation of IMF structural adjustment programmes has increased its GDP growth to an average annual rate of 5% in the period 1996-2008. Infrastructural improvements, including a programme of road building, finally connecting Mali to all its neighbouring countries, have in recent years begun to attract the attention of international investors. Cotton is Malis biggest agricultural export and the industry was hit hard when prices collapsed in 2003. This blow to the economy was however compensated
Bamako) - The Malian government should act to curtail rising violent crime and abuses by armed groups and state security forces that threaten the security of the population in northern and central Mali, Human Rights Watch said today. Two years after a French-led military intervention in the embattled country, there remains widespread lawlessness and insecurity.. In the north, a brief renewal of fighting in mid-2014 provoked the withdrawal of Malian soldiers and civil servants, including judicial officers. This left large swaths of territory devoid of state authority in which Tuareg separatists, Islamist armed groups, pro-government militias, and bandits have committed abuses with impunity. Since January 2015, a new Islamist armed group has committed a spate of attacks against civilians in central Mali.. Rampant criminality and attacks by armed groups and abuses by the security forces are putting ordinary people in central and northern Mali at risk, said Corinne Dufka, West Africa director at ...
At the end of his first week in office, Macron flew into Gao, a city in Malis north, where political unrest and ethnic strife have raged for more than five years.. He was met by Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita with whom he held talks on the fight against terrorism.. He also met some of the 1,600 French soldiers stationed there, on the largest French military base outside of France.. Macron called on the Malian government to implement the 2015 peace deal, which has repeatedly faltered in the face of inaction and ongoing rivalries between the patchwork of armed groups operating in the north who signed the accord.. My wish is for us to accelerate the deals implementation, Macron said at a press conference, describing the so-called Algiers Accord as the top priority to ensure Malis security.. Al Jazeeras Nicolas Haque, reporting from the capital Bamako, said the short visit is a sign from Macron of his commitment to the region. This visit to Mali is really to show to the French ...
France is in its fifth day of an offensive to oust rebels that have held much of Malis northern region since March, an area larger than Afghanistan. The strikes have reportedly killed 11 civilians, including three children fleeing the bombardment of a camp near the central town of Konna. The United Nations estimates as many as 30,000 may have been displaced since fighting began last week. The United States has backed the offensive by helping transport French troops and making plans to send drones or other surveillance aircraft. It is aiding a fight against Malian forces that it once helped train, only to see them defect and join the Islamist rebellion. We discuss the latest in Mali with Al Jazeera correspondent May Ying Welsh, who has reported from Malis north, and with freelance journalist Hannah Armstrong, a fellow of the Institute of Current World Affairs, who joins us from the Malian capital of Bamako ...
The project to support the socio-economic reintegration of the populations of Northern Mali (PARSEP-NM) is a contribution of the Bank to promote a gradual return to stability. This operation, which will last four (4) years, will consolidate the results obtained from emergency operations initiated since 2012. Indeed, since 2012, Mali has experienced a succession of crises (security, political and institutional) that have destabilized the country in all areas, led to a profound dysfunction of public administration and accentuated regional disparities. In the context of post-crisis reconstruction, the Government has made the development of the northen regions affected by the crisis, an important dimension of its strategy to bring peace and stability to Mali. This support is part of the implementation of the Algiers Peace Agreement (signed in 2015) and is justified by the need to tackle triggers of fragility through the reduction of inequalities. The proposed intervention through this support aims ...
Construction de la Chapelle de Mali par A. Bertrand (Construction of the Chapel in Mali by A. Bertrand) Photograph of a chapel under construction in Mali, an outstation of Ricatla. Four men are standing on the wooden frame of the building.; Photographie dune chapelle en construction à Mali, annexe de Ricatla. Quatre hommes sont debout sur la charpente du bâtiment ...
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Summary:. This 2010 Progress Report on the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) focuses on the poverty condition in Mali. The incidence of poverty in Mali fell from 55.6 percent in 2001 to 43.6 percent in 2010. Over the past decade, poverty has fallen in rural areas, in Bamako, and in other urban areas. However, it increased in Bamako and in other urban areas between 2006 and 2010. The government has reaffirmed its commitment to accelerate economic growth, to make Mali an agricultural power by 2015, and to combat poverty effectively.. ...
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BAMAKO, Mali (AP) - French military personnel are now helping Malis military to fight radical Islamist rebels who control northern Mali and have advanced into the countrys center, a Malian official said Friday.
BAMAKO: The occupation of northern Mali by militants has hammered the economy in Bamako, the southern capital, where foreigners are pulling out and unemployment and prices are climbing higher. The Malian economy is going through a tough time. Struggling because of a poor harvest in 2011-2012, it has also suffered considerably because of the March 2012 coup and its fallout, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) noted after a mission to the North African country last month.
The cliff of Bandiagara. Since the month of January, the harmattan blows more regularly and drown the cliff in a halo of white dust.
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) - Suspected Islamic extremists have carried out a series of attacks in central Mali killing at least 22 people, a spokesman for Mali
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VANCOUVER, BC -- Victor Jones, Chairman, reports that the Company has established a Phosphate Advisory Committee to assist with the commercial development of its Phosphate project in eastern Mali. The Company now has concessions covering some 737 sq km prospective for phosphate. Work carried out by the Company on its Tin Hina concession, reported in 2009, and the recent acquisition of the Tarkint Est concession, covering additional occurrences of phosphate, support a decision to continue exploration for commercial sources of natural phosphate for the Mali market. Known as le Phosphate Naturel de Tilemsi (PNT), from the region of Mali where the Tin Hina and Tarkint Est concessions are located, this material, when mined, pulverized and applied to Malian soil, has been shown to significantly increase the yield of various agricultural crops. Phosphate plays a key role in vigorous plant growth and is an integral component of most fertilizers. The study of the optimal preparation and application of ...
BAMAKO, Mali, Dec. 1, 2007 - PSI, the U.S. Agency for International Development and the Health Policy Initiative Project received top honors from the Malian government for their efforts against HIV/AIDS, including a reduction in adult national HIV prevalence from 1.7 percent in 2001 to 1.2 percent in 2006. Minister of Health Maiga Zeinab Mint Youba presented PSI/Mali Country Representative Steve Lutterbeck with an award for their successful collaborations with the Malian government, civil society and other partners. President Amadou Toumani Touré was also present at the ceremony and personally thanked the organizations for their achievements. Mail Country Program
This study examines the relationship between confict and demographic trends in Mali - notably fertility, mortality, and migration. Malis demographics are similar to those in neighbouring Niger, Burkina Faso, and Guinea, and refect broader trends across Sub-Saharan Africa: rapid population growth, high fertility rates, poor government services and a surging urban, unemployed youth population. Those aggregate factors may put a country at greater risk of confict, but, contrary to expectations, they do not actually offer a causal explanation for the confict in Mali.
Downloadable! In this paper, we construct the first country specific CGE model for Mali with a micro-simulation component to analyze the poverty and inequality changes of removing cotton subsidies in developed countries. We used the macro-accounting approach proposed by Chen and Ravallion (2004). This issue has attracted significant attention as is has contributed to stall the broader trade agenda. Research on the issue has been mainly done with partial equilibrium analysis with a few exceptions. We use the first CGE-micro-simulation model to investigate. A 17 sectors CGE model with almost 5000 households is used to demonstrate that removal of subsidies on cotton will contribute to significant decrease in poverty in Mali. Our results show that combining the cotton subsidies removal to other agricultural subsidies does not attenuate the positive effects observed. We also show that the subsidies removal would marginally contribute to decrease inequality in Mali.
Read more about Mali enter knock-out round with 3-1 win over New Zealand on Business Standard. African champions Mali breezed into the knock-out rounds of the FIFA U-17 World Cup with a dominating 3-1 win over New Zealand in their final group game here today. Mali, the last editions runners-up, took the lead in the 18th minute through
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Malis government and an alliance of Tuareg-led northern rebels agreed to cease hostilities on Thursday to ease tensions during U.N.-sponsored peace negotiations aimed at ending decades of uprisings. The talks hosted by Algiers, the fifth round of recent negotiations, must now turn to the tricky questions over identity, a form of limited self-rule and more rights for the northern desert region the rebels call Azawad. Western governments are keen for a lasting peace in Mali, fearing Islamist militants will again profit from the unrest in the north to gain a foothold, two years after French troops intervened to drive them out. U.N. Mali mission chief Mongi Hamdi has said he expects this to be the last step to a final peace agreement. But talks have been hampered by fighting on the ground and differences over how to devolve powers, and even the name of the north. Thursdays deal, which calls for an immediate halt to hostilities and provocations, was signed by the rebel coalition, including Tuareg ...
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ABIDJAN/BAMAKO (Reuters) - French forces killed 33 Islamist militants in Mali on Saturday using attack helicopters, ground troops and a drone, near the border with Mauritania where a group linked to al Qaeda operates, French authorities said. The raid about 150 km (90 miles) northwest of Mopti in Mali
BAMAKO, Mali - French forces arrived Friday to help Malian soldiers fight against radical Islamists, drawing the former colonial power into a military operation to oust the al-Qaida-linked militants nine months after they seized control of northern Mali. The arrival of the French dramatically ups the stakes in a conflict taking place in a swath of lawless desert where terrorism and kidnapping have flourished.
January 29, 2013. The Defence Secretary said he knew the risks that the UK could become involved in a lengthy conflict but insisted the government had placed strict limits on deploying forces to help the Malian government repel fighters linked to al Qaeda.. There are no plans for British troops to take on a combat role on the front-line but up to 40 will be deployed inside Mali itself as part of a European Union force to train Malian troops. A further 200 British personnel are poised to train troops from other African countries for the mission.. Some 70 personnel are already in the region operating a Sentinel spyplane, while 20 RAF crew are staffing a transport plane carrying equipment from France to Mali, the government said. Read more ...
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The population of Mali in 2003 was estimated by the United Nations at 13,007,000, which placed it as number 64 in population among the 193 nations of the world. In that year approximately 3% of the population was over 65 years of age, with another 47% of the population under 15 years of age. There were 98 males for every 100 females in the country in 2003. According to the UN, the annual population growth rate for 2000-2005 is 3.00%, with the projected population for the year 2015 at 18,986,000. The population density in 2002 was 9 per sq km (24 per sq mi), but the western quarter of the country has three-quarters of the population, and along the Niger River, population density exceeds 500 per sq km (1,300 per sq mi). By contrast fewer than 1.5 people per square km (4 per sq mi) live in the northern three-fifths of Mali. It was estimated by the Population Reference Bureau that 30% of the population lived in urban areas in 2001. About 10% of the inhabitants are nomadic, and the remainder rural. ...
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) - One person was killed and three injured on Sunday as unidentified assailants shelled the city of Gao in northern Mali, the country's U.N....
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) - Despite a punishing aerial bombardment by French warplanes, al-Qaida-linked insurgents grabbed more territory in Mali on Monday, seizing a strategic military camp that brought them far closer to the governments seat of power.
Building Local Business Capacity, Strengthening Farming Co-ops and Associations Summary Mali remains one of the worlds least developed countries. The rural Mopti region, which is sit...
MOPTI, Mali - Deep inside caves, in remote desert bases, in the escarpments and cliff faces of northern Mali, Islamic fighters are burrowing into the earth, erecting a formidable set of defenses to protect what has essentially become al-Qaidas new country.
The Malian study visit to Brazil took place from 6 to 16 of December, 2011. Mali is one of the Centres priority countries and the study visit was the first activity within this cooperation between the WFP Centre and the Government of Mali, with close coordination and involvement of the CO.. ...
The Malian study visit to Brazil took place from 6 to 16 of December, 2011. Mali is one of the Centres priority countries and the study visit was the first activity within this cooperation between the WFP Centre and the Government of Mali, with close coordination and involvement of the CO.. ...
At the same time, Le Drian downplayed the severity of the situation, saying that France could count on the commanders of the Malian Army to get troops under control with respect to revenge killings, saying there was no question of us condoning the same kind of actions which we condemn when committed by the terrorists.. Malis military has been repeatedly faulted for summary executions since September, when they captured a group of Muslim preachers heading to a conference and executed the lot of them.. Since then rights groups have reported growing evidence that troops in several frontier towns have been capturing refugees from the north, particularly those whose ethnicity are seen as pro-rebel, and executing them for not having ID cards.. Malis junta has taken several different approaches to the killings, claiming last week that no military is perfect, then denying the incidents, then announcing today that they intend to court-martial anyone proven to be involved.. ...
At the end of our road lies Bamako, the capital of Mali. A vote was due there in two months time but the military have seen fit to take matters into their own hands, driven to rebellion themselves as the fight with the rebels of the north has grown more difficult.. On Wednesday, a small group of fairly low-ranking officers took control of the airwaves as a first step to taking control of the country. Now the whereabouts of the countrys president, Amadou Toumani Toure, aka ATT, are unknown. As are the precise plans of the officers now in charge.. And so we have left one west african country in the grips of democratic fever for its neighbour in the throws of a coup detat that few had seen coming.. The road from Dakar to Bamako is long. And hot. As weve inched closer to the Malian border, sparse and bear vegetation has grown thicker and greener. What lies ahead is unclear but the road stands as a reminder of the fragility of democracy in these parts and how easily it can be left behind altogether ...
Tara Hopkins of Mali Health in the U.S. will develop methods to improve vaccination coverage in rural communities in southern Mali by engaging community health workers together with traditional birth attendants who are present during home births. In southern Mali, particularly in rural communities, most children are born at home, so they are not registered with a health clinic or present for critical childhood vaccinations. Local health services have limited funds and resources to manage the health records of all the babies born in their communities, or to follow-up with families regarding the necessary vaccinations. This translates to low vaccine coverage of around 9% in some regions, and increased incidences of deadly infectious diseases. They will pilot the project in three rural health districts and create a quality improvement team in each, consisting of a coach, local health workers, birth attendants, and mothers. The teams will be given tools to engage in a group effort to identify the ...
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  • WSJ's Drew Hinshaw reports from Bamako, Mali. (wsj.com)
  • The French and Malian forces so far have met little resistance from the Islamists, who seized northern Mali in the wake of a military coup in the distant capital of Bamako, in southern Mali. (yahoo.com)
  • BAMAKO/KIDAL, Mali (Reuters) - Mali's defense ministry said on Saturday the armed forces had killed about 20 northern separatist rebels and taken a dozen more prisoner during two days of clashes in the Timbuktu region. (reuters.com)
  • At the end of our road lies Bamako, the capital of Mali. (france24.com)
  • Bamako (AFP) - Fearful of a surge of Ebola cases, Mali placed nearly 600 people under surveillance, as the country battles to contain the spread of the deadly tropical virus. (yahoo.com)
  • Mali has been scrambling to prevent a minor outbreak from turning into a major crisis after the deaths of a Guinean imam and the Malian nurse who treated him in the capital Bamako. (yahoo.com)
  • Teams of investigators have been tracking health workers and scouring Bamako and the imam's village of Kouremale, which straddles the Mali-Guinea border, for people who could have been exposed. (yahoo.com)
  • BAMAKO, Mali, 27 October 2014 - "Our task and that of the health workers is very challenging. (unicef.org)
  • Bamako) - The Malian government should act to curtail rising violent crime and abuses by armed groups and state security forces that threaten the security of the population in northern and central Mali , Human Rights Watch said today. (hrw.org)
  • BAMAKO, Mali - Radical Islamists in control of northern Mali are becoming 'increasingly repressive,' amputating limbs, whipping people in the streets and stoning to death a couple accused of adultery, a human rights group said Tuesday. (newsmax.com)
  • Not long ago, walking around Bamako after dark and pickpockets in Gao were the biggest threat to foreigners in Mali. (iexplore.com)
  • Obtaining health insurance is imperative before traveling to Mali as the country's medical facilities are limited, especially outside of Bamako and many hospitals and doctors demand cash payments up front. (iexplore.com)
  • Mali is on high alert after authorities in Bamako confirmed the fifth case of Ebola in the country. (voanews.com)
  • Dr. Samba Sow, who heads the Ebola response in Mali, found two of the Pasteur Clinic's staff members, a 25-year old nurse and a doctor, were already isolated after showing symptoms of Ebola, Bamako, Mali, Nov. 17, 2014. (voanews.com)
  • Even once fighting is over, a durable peace in Mali will also require unifying the country's south, home to the capital Bamako, with the vast desert north, where Tuareg separatists launched a rebellion last year that was hijacked by Islamist fighters. (reuters.com)
  • Also last week, a convoy of 11 vehicles carrying our international staff, including our lead author (our third author was marooned in Ghana ), crossed from Bamako to Senegal, at least temporarily relocating the central office out of Mali. (haaretz.com)
  • French fighter jets bombed Islamist rebels in Mali for a third day yesterday as Paris poured more troops into the Malian capital, Bamako, awaiting the arrival of a West African force to dislodge Islamist insurgents from the country's north. (taipeitimes.com)
  • Le Drian said France was deploying a further contingent of 80 soldiers to Mali yesterday, bringing the total to 550 soldiers, split between Bamako and the town of Mopti, about 500km north. (taipeitimes.com)
  • BAMAKO, Mali (AP) -- Islamist rebels said Sunday they will continue to destroy historic sites in Mali's northern city of Timbuktu before they implement strict Shariah law, as Mali's government compared the destruction to 'war crimes' and said they would seek international justice. (freerepublic.com)
  • And of course we can't forget to mention Bamako , the capital and largest city of Mali. (brusselsairlines.com)
  • Mali: French Football Team Feted In Bamako Following Victory Over Mali Side. (britishpathe.com)
  • Mali: Bamako, Mali's Capital, Maintains Its Identity Despite Recent Foreign Aid. (britishpathe.com)
  • Mali: African Bishops Meet At Bamako. (britishpathe.com)
  • Mali: Tabaski Festival Celebrated In Bamako. (britishpathe.com)
  • Mali: New Perfume Factory Inaugurated In Bamako. (britishpathe.com)
  • African Union Chairman and Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, left, and Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, attend a press conference after a meeting in Bamako on Thursday, concerning the ongoing unrest in Mali. (taipeitimes.com)
  • He travelled by private jet and then helicopter to Kidal, 1,500km northeast of Bamako, accompanied by Bert Koenders, the head of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA). (taipeitimes.com)
  • Timbuktu in Mali, West Africa was a center of Islamic learning and trade. (answers.com)
  • Malis emporer mansa musa was islamic so he spred his religion through west africa. (answers.com)
  • Mali and Niger, countries in West Africa, ranked sixth and eighth in the number of reported cases of dracunculiasis (i.e. (cdc.gov)
  • Editorial Note: Mali and Niger are part of the core area of West Africa where dracunculiasis is endemic. (cdc.gov)
  • Mali would have been conquered completely and the terrorists would be in a strong position today, not simply to submit the people of Mali to a regime they do not want, but equally to apply pressure to the countries of West Africa as a whole. (bbc.co.uk)
  • People traveling from Mali in West Africa will no longer have to undergo enhanced screening and monitoring for possible signs of Ebola virus disease when they enter the US, and neither will their entry be restricted to five designated airports. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Rampant criminality and attacks by armed groups and abuses by the security forces are putting ordinary people in central and northern Mali at risk," said Corinne Dufka , West Africa director at Human Rights Watch. (hrw.org)
  • In the interview published on Sunday in the French weekly Le Journal du Dimanche, Ouattara, who also heads the body representing nations in West Africa, said that military intervention in Mali is "inevitable" within weeks, if the situation in northern Mali doesn't change. (news24.com)
  • Landlocked in the deserts and plains of West Africa, Mali is one of the poorest countries in the world. (slate.com)
  • For more than two decades, Mali has been viewed as stable and part of an emerging democratic bloc in West Africa. (haaretz.com)
  • Mali, the largest country in West-Africa , has two totally different faces. (brusselsairlines.com)
  • Mali: West Africa Customs Union Ministerial Meeting. (britishpathe.com)
  • Also in Mali are Ansar al Din and the Movement for Unity and Jihad in West Africa (MUJAO). (businessinsider.com)
  • At the same time, nations in West Africa authorized the immediate deployment of troops to Mali, fast-forwarding a military intervention that was not due to start until September. (sify.com)
  • In a statement released Saturday, the bloc representing nations in West Africa, ECOWAS, said they had authorized the immediate deployment of troops to Mali. (sify.com)
  • At the same time, equally significant developments are occurring in west Africa: the extension of radical Islamist control in northern Mali (an area the size of France) and intensifying violence in northern Nigeria as the central government reacts severely to the Boko Haram insurgency. (opendemocracy.net)
  • Timbuktu is now safe from the ravages of the Islamists of northern Mali , thanks to a French-led offensive that has been kicking some fundamentalist derrière for the past couple of weeks. (gadling.com)
  • It marked the latest success in the two-week-old French mission to oust radical Islamists from the northern half of Mali, which they seized more than nine months ago. (yahoo.com)
  • Western officials have raised concerns that Islamists could turn Mali into a base to organize attacks on the West and strengthen the influence of Al-Qaeda-linked militants in North Africa. (rferl.org)
  • France intervened in Mali last Friday to try to halt the Islamists' push southwards towards the capital. (bbc.co.uk)
  • Human Rights Watch said it had documented at least eight amputations since the radical Islamists seized power earlier this year in the north of Mali, a predominantly moderate Muslim country in western Africa. (newsmax.com)
  • The Islamists have also recruited hundreds of children as young as 12 in an effort to boost their ranks after fighting in northern Mali forced nearly half a million people to flee earlier this year. (newsmax.com)
  • Western countries fear Islamists could use Mali as a base for attacks on the West, forming a link with al-Qaeda militants in Yemen, Somalia and North Africa. (taipeitimes.com)
  • As the African leaders met, French special forces fighting alongside Malian troops were pushing farther north into the Malian desert in an offensive against al Qaida-linked Islamists who took control of northern Mali more than nine months ago. (theoaklandpress.com)
  • Mr Haidara's account would suggest that the group, who killed 19 people , was prioritising French citizens because of the country's two-year long military campaign against Islamists in northern Mali. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • The serious human-rights abuses reported by Ivan Simonovic, the United Nations assistant secretary-general for human rights, are already grounds for concern (see ' Mali Islamists 'buying child soldiers, imposing Sharia ', BBC news, 11 October 2012). (opendemocracy.net)
  • A study of Malian proverbs noted that in old Mali, there is a village called Malikoma, which means "New Mali", and that Mali could have formerly been the name of a city. (wikipedia.org)
  • Mali and France enjoy close relations of confidence, not only for historical and cultural reasons but also because of the large Malian diaspora in France. (gouv.fr)
  • CARE's program is one of the largest in Mali and is part of the Malian government's poverty alleviation strategy. (care.org)
  • French and Malian troops held a strategic bridge and the airport in the northern town of Gao on Sunday as their force also pressed toward Timbuktu, another stronghold of Islamic extremists in northern Mali, officials said. (yahoo.com)
  • SEVARE, Mali (AP) - Fleeing Islamist extremists torched a library containing historic manuscripts in Timbuktu, the mayor said Monday, as French and Malian forces closed in on Mali's fabled desert city. (yahoo.com)
  • The Malian army still needs help precisely on logistics and air support but not ground troops to help us solve the security problem in northern Mali," he said. (reuters.com)
  • Much of northern Mali is dominated by the Tuareg, a nomadic tribe that has clashed for decades with the Malian government. (usatoday.com)
  • Malian returnees from Libya in 2011 exacerbated tensions in northern Mali, and Tuareg ethnic militias rebelled in January 2012. (cia.gov)
  • In central and northern Mali, terrorist groups have exploited age-old ethnic rivalries between pastoralists and sedentary communities and inflicted serious losses on the Malian military. (cia.gov)
  • In preparation for a drawdown of French troops from Mali, a European Union team started training Malian soldiers for battle against jihadists who overran much of this West African country before they were pushed back by a French military intervention. (sify.com)
  • There are no plans for British troops to take on a "combat" role on the front-line but up to 40 will be deployed inside Mali itself as part of a European Union force to train Malian troops. (infowars.com)
  • But while it is possible the coup was unplanned, demonstrations had been going on since January, after 160 Malian soldiers were killed by Tuareg rebels in Aguelhok, in northern Mali. (haaretz.com)
  • Within two months, Tuaregs-armed with Gaddafi's weapons' cache-rose up and drove the corrupt and ineffectual Malian Army out of Northern Mali. (peoplesworld.org)
  • In Mali, the Tuareg have long called for the creation of an independent state -- and have risen up against the Malian government a number of times since the 1960s. (cnn.com)
  • The African Union says it will deploy a force in Mali, where French troops are helping the Malian army to push back Islamist extremists whose rebellion threatens to divide the West African nation. (theoaklandpress.com)
  • The decision to begin the military operation was taken after the fighters, who seized the northern half of Mali nine months ago, decided earlier this week to push even further south to the town of Konna, coming within 50 kilometers (30 miles) of Mopti, the first town held by the government and a major base for the Malian military. (sify.com)
  • It might be possible for western forces to intervene on a scale sufficient to take control of northern Mali, but the weak Malian army would be unable to consolidate the hold, thus requiring a long-term foreign military presence with all the risks that entails. (opendemocracy.net)
  • In January 2012, an armed conflict broke out in northern Mali, in which Tuareg rebels took control of a territory in the north, and in April declared the secession of a new state, Azawad. (wikipedia.org)
  • France launched air attacks on Islamist rebels in Mali to prevent their advance into the south of the country. (wsj.com)
  • France, aided by some 2,000 troops from Chad, began a military offensive in January to drive out Islamist fighters, who had hijacked a revolt by Mali's Tuareg rebels and seized two-thirds of Mali. (france24.com)
  • President Francois Hollande says French air strikes have inflicted "heavy losses" on Islamist rebels in the West African nation of Mali. (rferl.org)
  • Hollande said France had decided to act to prepare the way for the eventual deployment of an African force in Mali to reconquer territory seized by the rebels. (rferl.org)
  • Officials said a French pilot had died when his helicopter was shot down by the Al-Qaeda-linked Mali rebels. (rferl.org)
  • It's another signal of increasing U.S. interest in Mali, where Islamic rebels took over a wide swath of the northern part of the country last year. (usatoday.com)
  • In March and April last year, Islamist and secular Tuareg rebels overran the main population centres in northern Mali. (bbc.co.uk)
  • GAO, Mali (Reuters) - France will only hand over to African troops in Mali when security is restored, French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian told his forces during a surprise visit to the rugged north of the country where they are battling Islamist rebels. (reuters.com)
  • Fighting has escalated in the north of Mali as government troops backed by French intervention forces try to dislodge Islamist rebels. (abc.net.au)
  • The latest uprising began to take root late last year but gained momentum in January when the rebels began attacking towns in northern Mali. (cnn.com)
  • The March 22 coup by soldiers angry at ousted President Amadou Toumani Toure's handling of a two-month-old rebellion backfired, emboldening the Tuareg nomads to seize the northern half of Mali and declare an independent state there. (reuters.com)
  • Veteran Tuareg insurgents and men returning from Libya's war last year are fighting to create an independent state in north Mali. (reuters.com)
  • Tuareg women prepare to vote in the July elections in Mali. (usatoday.com)
  • Unfortunately, recent attacks in Northern Mali highlight the continued threat from Islamist militants and Tuareg separatists. (inquisitr.com)
  • MBERA CAMP, Mauritania - Tuareg mother Fatimata and her cattle herder family hid out in the desert of northern Mali after violence between armed groups erupted four years ago, waiting for the situation to improve. (unhcr.org)
  • This complexity was exposed on April 1, when the Tuareg took Timbuktu and the towns of Kidal and Gao, declaring them part of Azawad, intended to be an independent state covering 50 percent of Mali. (haaretz.com)
  • Tuareg tribesman who reportedly fought for Moammar Gadhafi in Libya have returned to Mali with weapons, stoking violence and forcing thousands to flee, Mali's president said. (cnn.com)
  • The fighters returning from Libya have blended into the National Movement for Liberation of the Azawad (MNLA) and renamed northern Mali as the Azawad, the name of the region home to a majority of the Mali Tuareg. (cnn.com)
  • He vowed to deploy all of France's military means in Mali, where it has hundreds of troops, to track down the wreckage of the missing plane. (yahoo.com)
  • The UN Security Council has unanimously approved the creation of a 12,600-strong peacekeeping force to take over from French and African troops in Mali from July 1. (france24.com)
  • The U.N. Security Council unanimously approved on Thursday the creation of a 12,600-strong peacekeeping force in Mali starting July 1, which will be supported by French troops if needed to combat Islamist extremist threats in the West African country. (france24.com)
  • TV AND WEB RESTRICTIONS~**NONE** France has deployed troops to Mali. (reuters.com)
  • France has some 800 troops on the ground in Mali and defence sources said their numbers were expected to increase to 2,500. (bbc.co.uk)
  • But late on Wednesday, Chad's foreign minister said his government would send about 2,000 troops to Mali. (bbc.co.uk)
  • Canada, which is due to leave on July 31, has six helicopters and 250 support troops based near the northern Mali city of Gao. (rferl.org)
  • French military spokesman Col. Thierry Burkhard said this week that about 100 French troops have been pulled out of Mali and were as of this week in Cyprus on their way back to France. (sify.com)
  • President Francois Hollande says more French troops are to be deployed in Mali to support the 750 in the country countering an Islamist insurgency. (reason.com)
  • There are currently around 3,000 French troops serving in Mali. (rt.com)
  • Our mission is to liberate Mali, strengthen the country, and to assure sovereignty," Le Drian said in Gao, the main town in northern Mali, shortly after he visited troops in the mountains. (reuters.com)
  • However, military analysts expressed doubt, that this was the start of a swift operation to retake the whole of northern Mali -- a harsh, sparsely populated terrain the size of France - as neither equipment nor ground troops were ready. (taipeitimes.com)
  • International leaders, concerned that al Qaeda will capitalize on the chaos and set up a haven there, are considering sending troops to Mali soon to reclaim a large portion of the north from extremists. (cnn.com)
  • Paris has pledged to keep its troops there until those fighters are defeated and Mali is returned to stability. (businessinsider.com)
  • With Mali at the top of the agenda, African leaders hope they can make quick progress in deploying a substantial number of African troops there. (theoaklandpress.com)
  • A number of African countries have pledged to send troops to Mali, and on Tuesday the African Union will hold a conference of donors with hopes that money will be raised for the Mali force. (theoaklandpress.com)
  • Nigeria on Saturday denied sending an combat troops to Mali but said that it has sent a technical team from its air force, while Senegal also denied reports that it had sent troops. (rfi.fr)
  • Mali confirms second case of Ebola virus. (slate.com)
  • Just as the U.S. became Ebola-free , Mali confirmed its second case of the virus on Tuesday. (slate.com)
  • The W.H.O. and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have known for at least 24 hours that a new cluster of possible Ebola cases existed in Mali, but did not announce it because they were waiting for laboratory confirmation of at least one case," according to the New York Times . (slate.com)
  • President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, on a visit to the imam's home village of Kouremale on the Mali-Guinea border, urged locals to take all precautions in "the war" against Ebola. (yahoo.com)
  • The European Union on Monday pledged 12 million euros ($15 million) in funding to Mali, Senegal and Ivory Coast amid growing fears Ebola could spread in the region. (yahoo.com)
  • US authorities on Monday began enhanced Ebola screenings of travellers from Mali, adding it to a list of three other west African countries -- Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea -- where the measures were already in place. (yahoo.com)
  • The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in a joint statement with the Department of Homeland Security, said Mali was added to the list "because there have been a number of confirmed cases of Ebola" there in recent days. (yahoo.com)
  • The action is warranted as a precaution due to the possibility that other cases of Ebola may emerge in Mali in the coming days," the statement said. (yahoo.com)
  • Well before the first case of Ebola virus was reported in Mali, Sayon Traore was busy getting the word out about how people can protect themselves from the disease. (unicef.org)
  • A women's group in a village near Kayes city, Mali, meet to discuss Ebola and how to protect their families from the disease. (unicef.org)
  • Since the confirmation of the first Ebola case in Mali on 23 October, Ms. Traore's work has become even more urgent. (unicef.org)
  • Two cycles of Ebola virus incubation period will have elapsed in Mali on January 6th since the last infected patient came into contact with someone not wearing protective equipment. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announce that on January 6, Mali will no longer be on the list of Ebola-affected countries whose US-bound travelers are subject to enhanced visa and port-of-entry screening. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • However, the federal agencies say travelers who entered the US from Mali before January 6 must continue active monitoring and report any potential symptoms of Ebola virus disease for up to 21 days from the date they left Mali. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • The restrictions are lifting because 42 days - double the 21-day incubation period of the Ebola virus - will have elapsed on January 6th since the last infected patient in Mali came into contact with anyone not wearing protective equipment. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • The last Ebola patient in Mali tested negative on December 5th, 2014, and there are no active cases there now. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Mali reported its first case of Ebola late Thursday, marking a major setback for West African efforts to contain the deadly virus that now has affected six countries in the region and left nearly 5,000 dead. (timesunion.com)
  • I'm confident we will erase Ebola in Mali," said the president. (voanews.com)
  • In an interview with Burkina Faso state radio before he flew back to Mali on Saturday, Traore said the top priority was to restore order to Mali's state institutions after the coup and to deal with "this problem of the north. (reuters.com)
  • In central Mali, an Islamist armed group sometimes referred to as the Macina Liberation Movement, has committed serious abuses in the course of military operations against Mali's security forces. (hrw.org)
  • Associated Press reporters Rukmini Callimachi in Sevare, Mali and Lori Hinnant in Paris contributed to this report. (yahoo.com)
  • France, which once ruled Mali as a colony, led a military intervention this year that drove fighters linked to Al Qaeda from northern Mali, but Paris is now seeking to reduce its presence and bolster the United Nations force. (nytimes.com)
  • PARIS, France - Louis fled his native Mali without a backward glance to escape persecution for his sexuality and his activities in the LGBT community. (unhcr.org)
  • France counts on a successful win for Sidibe or IBK, hoping it will allow Paris to scale down its military presence in Mali - which was a French colony until 1960. (rt.com)
  • The EU should basically own up to its initial blunder in terms of many EU nations - Paris and London, not least - contributing to the fiasco in Mali by toppling the regime of [Muammar Gaddafi] in neighboring Libya. (rt.com)
  • Paris is pushing for the Mali mission to be given a U.N. peacekeeping mandate once offensive military operations have finished. (reuters.com)
  • A tactical command is based in Mali and a strategic one, involving the president and the defence ministry, in Paris, he said. (rfi.fr)
  • French Sudan (then known as the Sudanese Republic) joined with Senegal in 1959, achieving independence in 1960 as the Mali Federation. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Sudanese Republic and Senegal became independent of France in 1960 as the Mali Federation. (cia.gov)
  • Mali gained independence from France in 1960. (cnn.com)
  • On June 20, 1960 Soudan became fully independent within the French Community when it joined Senegal to form the Mali Federation. (wikiversity.org)
  • On September 22, 1960 Soudan withdrew from the French Community and declared itself the Republic of Mali. (wikiversity.org)
  • Mali hosted the 27th Africa-France Summit in January 2017, attended by 32 Heads of State and Government. (gouv.fr)
  • The French President, Mr Emmanuel Macron, visited Mali on 19 May 2017 to meet with his counterpart and soldiers from the Barkhane forces. (gouv.fr)
  • He again visited Mali on 2 July 2017 for the Extraordinary Summit of the G5 Sahel Heads of State, accompanied by the Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, Mr Jean-Yves Le Drian, and the Minister for the Armed Forces, Ms Florence Parly. (gouv.fr)
  • Furthermore, extremist groups outside the peace process made steady inroads into rural areas of central Mali following the consolidation of three major terrorist organizations in March 2017. (cia.gov)
  • When Senegal withdrew after only a few months, what formerly made up the Sudanese Republic was renamed Mali. (cia.gov)
  • Health officials have long viewed Mali as one of the most vulnerable to Ebola's spread as the nation borders Guinea - one of the hardest-hit countries - and Senegal. (timesunion.com)
  • Like the reported case in Mali, neighboring Senegal also had an imported case from Guinea. (timesunion.com)
  • Mali: Presidents Of Mali And Senegal Meet To Celebrate 'twinning' Of Towns. (britishpathe.com)
  • Mali: Senegal Prime Minister Diouf Arrives For Talks With Mali President Traore. (britishpathe.com)
  • Senegal: President Modibo Keita Of Mali Arrives On State Visit. (britishpathe.com)
  • Some 75 percent of France's energy needs come from nuclear power, and a cheap source is its old colonial empire in the region (that besides Mali and Niger included Senegal, Mauritania, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, Chad, Algeria, and the Central African Republic). (peoplesworld.org)
  • Accusations against Chadian peacekeepers from the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA), who were accused of numerous human rights abuses in the Kidal Region, including killings, abductions, and arbitrary arrests in 2016, remained unresolved. (state.gov)
  • French forces entered Mali swiftly and strongly in January after Islamic militants began a formidable push south toward the country's capital. (sify.com)
  • The coup surprised most people in Mali, including perhaps the army itself, whose demonstrations on March 21 were meant only to protest the government's handling of a rebellion in the country's north. (haaretz.com)
  • Clinton's message resonates deeply with the current crisis in Mali, whose government recently submitted an official request to the International Criminal Court for an investigation into the rampant human-rights abuses in the country's rebel-controlled north. (project-syndicate.org)
  • Meanwhile, in neighboring Mali , France is already leading a military intervention to dislodge Islamist fighters who seized the country's north last year. (businessinsider.com)
  • It also said the African Union is committed to preserving the unity of Mali and would "spare no efforts" to safeguard the country's territorial integrity. (theoaklandpress.com)
  • It was the country's first parliamentary poll since 2013 when President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita's Rally for Mali party won a big majority. (digitaljournal.com)
  • The Islamist armed groups have become increasingly repressive as they have tightened their grip over northern Mali,' said Corinne Dufka, senior Africa researcher at Human Rights Watch. (newsmax.com)
  • JNIM carried out attacks on security forces, armed groups, UN peacekeepers, international forces, humanitarian actors, and civilian targets throughout northern and central Mali. (state.gov)
  • Since January 2015, a new Islamist armed group has committed a spate of attacks against civilians in central Mali. (hrw.org)
  • Fatimata hopes that she will be joined soon by her cattle-herder husband, who was hampered from leaving Mali by persistent insecurity, characterized by frequent armed clashes, militant attacks and banditry. (unhcr.org)
  • And with the war spreading into Algeria, where almost two-dozen westerners, including several Americans, were kidnapped in retaliation for the French attacks in Mali, the U.S may end up with boots on the ground. (peoplesworld.org)
  • How is Mali Islamic? (answers.com)
  • One of the leaders of Mali, Mansa Musa, was Islamic so he tried making Mali islamic. (answers.com)
  • How did Mali become Islamic? (answers.com)
  • Mali became more Islamic as Mansa Musa a Muslim king started encouraging Islam in his country. (answers.com)
  • So more and more Muslims started pouring into Mali and Mali became Islamic. (answers.com)
  • Was Mali Islamic? (answers.com)
  • Mmany of the Mali people accepted Islam and put Islamic way of life into practice. (answers.com)
  • How did Timbuktu in Mali become an Islamic cultural center? (answers.com)
  • Islamic learning and culture expanded in Mali. (answers.com)
  • The scholars taught the people of Mali about the Islamic religion and soon enough, Mansa Musa made Islam the national religion. (answers.com)
  • The presence of Islamic scholars helped to foster research into other academic disciplines, making Mali a center of learning. (answers.com)
  • Timbuktu and Djenne were the centers for trade and Islamic learning in ancient Mali. (answers.com)
  • Mali had many different accomplishments but the most important ones were: the building of libraries and Islamic school and the most important the building of the Timbuktu University. (answers.com)
  • The UN mission began after northern Mali fell to Islamic insurgents linked to Al-Qaeda. (rferl.org)
  • Although Traore did not name Ansar Dine, the main Islamic group controlling the north, his statement appears to indicate that the government of Mali is prepared to engage in a dialogue with the al-Qaeda-linked group. (news24.com)
  • That image came to mind this week when French Mirages and helicopter gunships went into action against a motley army of Islamic insurgents in Mali. (peoplesworld.org)
  • A team from UNESCO has visited Timbuktu in Mali to make its first on-the-ground assessment of the damage caused by last year's occupation by the Islamist group Ansar Dine (Defenders of Faith). (gadling.com)
  • Timbuktu in Mali is a UNESCO World Heritage Site thanks to its many shrines to Muslim saints and its collection of some 300,000 manuscripts dating as far back as the beginning of the 13th century. (gadling.com)
  • Many in southern Mali now feel deep resentment toward the northern Tuaregs and light-skilled Arabs, associated with the Islamist fighters, complicating prospects for peace. (reuters.com)
  • But the simmering discontent in northern Mali is not limited to the Tuaregs. (peoplesworld.org)
  • He is also accused of backing the Tuaregs in Mali and Niger during the 1990s. (cnn.com)
  • The nomadic Tuaregs, who are considered an indigenous tribe in the region, are spread across Mali, Libya, Algeria, Niger and Burkino Faso. (cnn.com)
  • In the security field, France contributes to the European training and advisory missions (EUTM Mali for the armed forces and EUCAP Sahel Mali for internal security forces). (gouv.fr)
  • Mali is holding parliamentary elections amid fears of possible violence by Islamist militants. (voanews.com)
  • Refugees tell harrowing stories of life under the Islamist militants who hold northern Mali in an iron grip. (cnn.com)
  • The militants, who are inspired by a radical interpretation of Islam, ruled the northern half of Mali for nearly 10 months before the French-led military operation forced them into the desert surrounding the main cities. (sify.com)
  • Mali asked for support from its former colonial power to help stop foreign and al-Qaida militants advancing from northern Mali. (upi.com)
  • In northern Mali, militants have set up a harsh rule that includes amputating the hands of alleged thieves, banning music, and stoning people accused of adultery. (businessinsider.com)
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  • Last month alone, more than 2,000 men, women and children from northern Mali have sought refuge in Mauritania from ongoing banditry and interethnic violence. (unhcr.org)
  • Given continuing, and possibly worsening, insecurity, large-scale returns to Mali from Mauritania seem unlikely. (unhcr.org)
  • UNHCR's representative in Mauritania, Mohamed Alwash, expressed concern that the fresh displacement in northern Mali would further strain resources for the operations. (unhcr.org)
  • Mali: Presidents Of Mali And Mauritania Meet To Settle Their Frontier Problems. (britishpathe.com)
  • Mauritania: Mali Security Chief Assures President Moktar Ould Daddah Polisario. (britishpathe.com)
  • Romania will supply transport helicopters to the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Mali (MINUSMA), after the end of the Canadian deployment in Gao in 2019,' Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on January 31. (rferl.org)
  • Contact between air traffic control and the aircraft was lost over restive northern Mali as it flew towards the border with Algeria, a source within the airline told AFP, speaking on condition of anonymity. (yahoo.com)
  • Mali And Guinea: The Presidents Of Ghana, Mali, Guinea And Algeria Meet For. (britishpathe.com)
  • Algeria: United States Aid To Mali. (britishpathe.com)
  • AQIM is North Africa's most powerful Islamist militant group, operating mainly in Algeria and northern Mali. (businessinsider.com)
  • At its peak in 1300, the Mali Empire covered an area about twice the size of modern-day France and stretched to the west coast of Africa. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the late 19th century, during the Scramble for Africa, France seized control of Mali, making it a part of French Sudan. (wikipedia.org)
  • At bilateral level, France provides Mali with military cooperation officers. (gouv.fr)
  • The terrorists must know that France will always be here, when it comes to not only its fundamental interests but also the rights of a population, that of Mali, which wants to live freely and in a democracy. (reuters.com)
  • Because France were the colonizers, they colonized Mali. (reuters.com)
  • Some 70 personnel are already in the region operating a Sentinel spyplane, while 20 RAF crew are staffing a transport plane carrying equipment from France to Mali, the government said. (infowars.com)
  • Will France prevail in Mali elections? (rt.com)
  • President Francois Hollande said on Wednesday that France would start to draw down its forces in Mali from April, a month later than previously forecast. (reuters.com)
  • France is keen to hand responsibility for operations in Mali to an 8,000-strong African-led force AFISMA, some three-quarters of which has already deployed to the landlocked country. (reuters.com)
  • The Islamist extremists toppled the tribe and seized control of two-thirds of northern Mali, an area the size of France. (cnn.com)
  • France: Mali Minister Meets President De Gaulle. (britishpathe.com)
  • First, France has major investments in Niger and Mali. (peoplesworld.org)
  • The terrorists behind Friday's assault on a hotel in Mali were actively hunting for an Air France crew who were staying there, security guards who witnessed the attack have claimed. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • Even France, the former colonial power in Mali, will not take the initiative here. (opendemocracy.net)
  • Jan. 11 - French President Francois Hollande announced that he has sent forces to Mali to help the government fight Islamist insurgents. (reuters.com)
  • The International Committee for the Red Cross said on Friday that nearly 10,000 people had fled into Niger after fighting between the army and armed groups in the area around Menaka and Anderamboucane, in the northeast of Mali. (reuters.com)
  • The United Nations said that 177 people deployed in Mali have been killed since 2013, making it the world's deadliest peacekeeping mission. (rferl.org)
  • For nearly a year, Mali was spared the virus now blamed for killing more than 5,000 people in the region, despite the fact that the country shares a porous border with Guinea where the epidemic started in December last year. (voanews.com)
  • And so, Tiecourafing did not send Yeah or his brothers and sisters into the fields to farm, as most people in the Koulikoro region of Mali do. (slate.com)
  • TONY EASTLEY: What are the health problems that people of Mali suffer from? (abc.net.au)
  • We are determined to do what we can to help the people of Mali in their time of need," Ban said. (theoaklandpress.com)
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  • In 2019, spiraling violence in central and northern Mali continued to disrupt public services, restricting people's movements, and preventing them from obtaining medical assistance. (doctorswithoutborders.org)
  • Our goal is the territorial integrity of Mali and the pursuit of our democratic project," Traore said of a state which had been viewed as one of the region's more stable democracies. (reuters.com)
  • Ms. Traore is a resident of Dalabala, a village in the municipality of Selingué, in the Kayes region of Mali, about 100 km from the border of Guinea. (unicef.org)
  • The council also said it fully supports Mali President Dioncounda Traore but urged him to put in place a roadmap to free and fair elections. (theoaklandpress.com)
  • A missing French journalist said he was kidnapped in Mali by a jihadist group with links to Al-Qaeda, according to a video circulating on social media Wednesday, the latest foreigner to be taken hostage in the West African country. (yahoo.com)
  • In the undated video, which lasts about 20 seconds, Dubois, 46, said he was abducted on April 8 in Gao, northern Mali, by the Group to Support Islam and Muslims (GSIM), the biggest jihadist alliance in the Sahel. (yahoo.com)
  • Acts of intimidation and allegations of vote buying marred the final round of legislative elections in Mali on Sunday aimed at reviving confidence in embattled institutions despite a bloody jihadist conflict and a virus pandemic. (digitaljournal.com)
  • Wikimedia Commons has media related to Rivers of Mali . (wikipedia.org)
  • The population of Mali is 19.1 million. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1990, Mali (population: 8.5 million) reported 884 cases of dracunculiasis to WHO (1). (cdc.gov)
  • Mali has been struggling to contain an Islamist insurgency which first broke out in the north of the country in 2012 before spreading to the centre and neighbouring Burkina Faso and Niger. (yahoo.com)
  • Although Mali and Niger joined the campaign to eradicate dracunculiasis when fewer than 3 years remained until the target date for eradication (December 1995), both countries were successful in rapidly establishing GWEPs. (cdc.gov)
  • To complete eradication of dracunculiasis, in 1994 health officials in Mali and Niger are planning to implement more stringent measures for case containment and begin selective use of temephos (Abate ) * to kill the copepod intermediate host of the parasite in unsafe drinking water sources of selected villages (2). (cdc.gov)
  • Most of its nuclear fuel comes from Niger, but Al Jezeera reports that French uranium, oil and gold companies are lining up to develop northern Mali. (peoplesworld.org)
  • The tent is one of several temporary learning spaces set up by UNICEF and the Government of Mali in Sévaré, on the outskirts of Mopti city in central Mali, to help children displaced by insecurity and intercommunal violence continue their education. (unicef.org)
  • Insecurity in central Mali has reached an unprecedented level, with an increase in clashes between the military and non-state armed groups, together with a rise in intercommunal violence. (doctorswithoutborders.org)
  • Residents in Kidal, a town in north Mali, said that they had heard sporadic heavy weapons fire overnight and through Saturday morning. (reuters.com)
  • The Tuareg's are nomads and had little interest in holding on to towns like Timbuktu, Gao and Kidal in northern Mali, and after smashing up the Mali Army, they went back into the desert. (peoplesworld.org)
  • We have started to collect the most important news related to Mali in November 2005. (maplandia.com)
  • Territorial integrity of Mali is nonnegotiable. (cnn.com)
  • I reiterate that it consists in preparing the deployment of an African intervention force, to allow Mali to get back its territorial integrity in accordance with the Security Council resolution. (rferl.org)
  • ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) -- African leaders met in the Ethiopian capital Sunday for talks dominated by the conflict in Mali as well as lingering territorial issues between the two Sudans. (theoaklandpress.com)
  • During that year, health officials in Mali initiated a pilot project to control dracunculiasis in 68 villages with endemic disease within Douentza District of Mopti Region. (cdc.gov)
  • The U.N. peacekeeping force in Mali will be the third largest, behind deployments in Democratic Republic of Congo and Darfur in Sudan, and cost up to $800 million annually, U.N. officials say. (france24.com)
  • Shortly thereafter, following Senegal's withdrawal from the federation, the Sudanese Republic declared itself the independent Republic of Mali. (wikipedia.org)
  • CARE began its work in Mali in 1975 to help the government respond to an emergency. (care.org)
  • The government, in collaboration with French military forces, conducted counterterrorism operations in northern and central Mali leading to the detention of extremists and armed group elements accused of committing crimes. (state.gov)
  • French government spokesman Gabriel Attal confirmed Dubois' disappearance in Mali. (yahoo.com)
  • But, it also appears that Mali has asked for, and will need, some help to establish government control in the north," Ham said. (cnn.com)
  • Mali is one of the Centre's priority countries and the study visit was the first activity within this cooperation between the WFP Centre and the Government of Mali, with close coordination and involvement of the CO. (wfp.org)
  • Rebel Capt. Amadou Sanogo led the overthrow of the civilian government in Mali in March. (upi.com)
  • In March, the U.S. government declared the group Ansar al-Dine, which operates in northern Mali, an international terrorist organization. (usatoday.com)
  • In collaboration with the government and other partners, UNICEF Mali has been supporting prevention efforts through outreach in high-risk areas through mobile teams, as well as circulation of messages through community radio. (unicef.org)
  • It encourages all political actors as well as civil society actors to demonstrate restraint and calls for the continuation of constructive dialogue between the government and the opposition within the framework of the electoral process under way in Mali. (gouv.fr)
  • The government has reaffirmed its commitment to accelerate economic growth, to make Mali an agricultural power by 2015, and to combat poverty effectively. (imf.org)
  • Mali: Demonstrations In Favour Of New Government. (britishpathe.com)
  • Sixteen French companies are present in Mali, including subsidiaries of BNP Paribas, Total and Laborex. (gouv.fr)
  • Mali receives 3.3% of French exports to the Africa and Indian Ocean region. (gouv.fr)
  • Mali is one of the 16 priority countries for French development policy. (gouv.fr)
  • In the health care field, the French contribution to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria includes €10 million for Mali. (gouv.fr)
  • Algiers (AFP) - An Air Algerie plane missing since early Thursday over Mali with 116 passengers and crew, including 50 French nationals, on board probably crashed, French President Francois Hollande said. (yahoo.com)
  • In addition to the Mali intervention, French forces were in action in the Horn of Africa nation of Somalia on January 12. (rferl.org)
  • In his address, Hollande said French forces had pushed back the rebel advance in Mali, inflicting "heavy losses. (rferl.org)
  • In Mali right now, the French have pushed the AQIM out of the major cities in North Mali, and we're working to create a U.N. operation to follow that so the French can focus on the high-value targets and eventually turn over that security to the host country," Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations, Michael Sheehan, said Tuesday at a hearing, according to a transcript of the hearing. (sify.com)
  • West African military chiefs will meet in Mali on Tuesday to discuss how an alliance with the French will work. (reason.com)
  • French Premier Debre and Mali Ministers Mamamou Dia. (britishpathe.com)
  • Mali: President Giscard D'estaing Pays First Visit By French Head Of State Since. (britishpathe.com)
  • A French air strike killed at least 19 civilians in central Mali in January, according to a UN report released Tuesday, which added that. (medworm.com)
  • The French, like the Americans, judge presidents on their ability to make tough decisions, and there are few tougher ones than to send young men into battle," writes New York Times reporter Steve Erlanger in a story on French President Francois Hollande's decision to intervene in Mali. (peoplesworld.org)
  • Le Drian and Guillaud denied that Saturday's botched attempt to free French secret service agent Denis Allex from Somalia's al Shebab was connected with the Mali offensive. (rfi.fr)
  • Just when Qualcomm thought it had the Best SoC of 2012 award in the bag, Samsung has unveiled the world's first Cortex-A15 and Mali-T604 SoC: The Exynos 5 Dual. (extremetech.com)
  • Mali, one of the world's poorest countries, is struggling with an Islamist revolt that has claimed thousands of lives and forced hundreds of thousands from their homes. (digitaljournal.com)
  • Guinean writer Djibril Niane suggests in Sundiata: An Epic of Old Mali (1965) that it is not impossible that Mali was the name given to one of the capitals of the emperors. (wikipedia.org)
  • Mali is the eighth-largest country in Africa, with an area of just over 1,240,000 square kilometres (480,000 sq mi). (wikipedia.org)
  • The Mali Empire was this country. (answers.com)
  • ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast, May 21 (UPI) -- Members of an African economic union called on the leader of the coup in Mali to refrain from making statements suggesting he still controls the country. (upi.com)
  • UN peacekeepers patrol in the African country of Mali in August. (rferl.org)
  • Romania will take over for Canada in the massive and dangerous peacekeeping mission in the African country of Mali this summer when Ottawa's deployment ends, the two countries announced. (rferl.org)
  • The security of Mali, and the security of our country, go together," he said. (reuters.com)
  • The president is totally determined that we must eradicate these terrorists who threaten the security of Mali, our own country and Europe. (taipeitimes.com)
  • TONY EASTLEY: Save the Children country director in Mali, Tom McCormack. (abc.net.au)
  • In Washington, a U.S. official confirmed that the country has offered to send drones to Mali. (sify.com)
  • It signed a deal with armed separatists in northern Mali in 2015 but the pact has largely stalled. (digitaljournal.com)
  • Armed groups in Mali are prohibited under international law from recruiting or using in hostilities children under 18. (hrw.org)
  • A ticking time bomb: What's behind the instability in Mali? (cnn.com)
  • After a long period of one-party rule, a coup in 1991 led to the writing of a new constitution and the establishment of Mali as a democratic, multi-party state. (wikipedia.org)
  • The upheaval that Rokiyatou and her father have faced is all too familiar to thousands of families in central Mali. (unicef.org)
  • Frequent security incidents in northern and central Mali also continue to trigger sporadic forced displacement in the region, both internally in Mali and into the other neighbouring countries. (unhcr.org)
  • Considering the unstable situation in northern and central Mali … and recent waves of arrivals to the camp, there is an urgent need to respond to refugees needs, especially through shelter, food and sanitation facilities," Alwash says. (unhcr.org)
  • The Central Mali native has a degree in mathematics and physics and started out as a teacher, then worked for the German aid agency GIZ, before climbing the party ranks. (com.pk)
  • According to Timbine's aides, as an ethnic Dogon, the parliament's president could become active in de-escalating the conflict in volatile Central Mali, where many Dogon armed groups operate. (com.pk)
  • IIED has documented social and environmental change in the village of Dlonguebougou in central Mali. (iied.org)
  • In central Mali, the president of a voting station was forcibly removed and representatives of the electoral commission "chased away by armed men", one of the representatives told AFP. (digitaljournal.com)
  • Present-day Mali was once part of three West African empires that controlled trans-Saharan trade: the Ghana Empire (for which Ghana is named), the Mali Empire (for which Mali is named), and the Songhai Empire. (wikipedia.org)
  • What are some important leaders of the Mali-Ghana Empire? (answers.com)
  • Mali took over Ghana. (answers.com)
  • Ghana: Afrifa Returns From Mali. (britishpathe.com)
  • Ghana: Mali Delegation At Kumasi Cultural Centre. (britishpathe.com)
  • Mali is the heir of to the succession of Ancient African Empiers, Ghana, Malinké, and Songhai. (wikiversity.org)
  • Visit our Notes From The Field blog for stories from CARE staff and refugees effected by the crisis in Mali. (care.org)
  • The shadowy GSIM group operates largely out of Mali, but fears are growing that its fighters are seeking to expand regionally. (yahoo.com)
  • From 1465-1530 the Songhai Empire, under Askia Mohammad I, expanded its power from the center of Gao and expanded as far as Kano (in present-day Nigeria) including much of the Mali Empire in the West. (wikiversity.org)
  • MNLA used to be aligned with Ansar Dine, one of the main Islamist groups fighting to take over Mali. (cnn.com)
  • Private citizens have not been targeted, but the MNLA has indicated via its websites that it intends to conduct military operations across northern Mali," the U.S. State Department said as part of a new travel warning issued last week. (cnn.com)
  • Realistically, we would all like to see the elimination of al Qaeda and others from northern Mali. (cnn.com)