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24 Jun 2018
At least 32 civilians were killed and ten are missing following an attack in central Mali, believed to have been carried out by ethnic hunters, local officials said Sunday.
5 Jun 2018
The European Union urged Mali's government Monday to respect "freedom of expression" and "show restraint" after dozens of people were hurt in banned opposition protests two months ahead of presidential elections.
31 May 2018
True to the words of French President Emmanuel Macron that African Spiderman, Mamoudou Gassama, would be employed as a firefighter in France, Gassama has started his training. Taking to his Twitter handle yesterday, Gassama shared photos of his visit to the Champerret barracks of the Pompiers De Paris. The photos showed the 22-year-old being shown…
29 May 2018
Mamoudou Gassama, the 22-year-old Malian "Spiderman" feted for saving a child hanging from a balcony, took his first step toward French citizenship Tuesday and joined the fire brigade as accolades continued to pour in over his daring rescue.
29 May 2018
The family of the young boy saved by "Spiderman" Mamoudou Gassama in a daring rescue that won him global acclaim and a promise of French citizenship has thanked the Malian youth for his quick thinking.
4 May 2018
Former General Manager, Plateau Publishing Corporation, Mr. Jonathan Ishaku, yesterday said Nigeria had crossed the “threshold into the unenviable company of fragile states of Somalia, Mali and South Sudan portraying the nation as a failed state.” The one-time Editor of the defunct Champion Newspapers, while speaking at the maiden colloquium of the state council of…
2 May 2018
Jihadists killed 17 civilians in an attack of "unparallelled horror" in northern Mali, near the border with Niger, local militia groups said on Wednesday.
12 Apr 2018
German aid worker kidnapped by armed men in western Niger on Wednesday was taken north, sources told AFP, one of whom said he was believed to be in neighbouring Mali. Joerg Lange, employed by the aid group Help, was abducted in the Ayorou area of Tillaberi, an unstable border region abutting northern Mali. A security…
24 Mar 2018
Mali's Prime Minister Soumeylou Boubeye Maiga announced measures to address an education crisis in the restive north on Saturday on his first visit to the area. Maiga is charged with improving Mali's security situation but also raising living standards in the north and centre, where jihadists have gained a foothold in communities for whom state…
20 Mar 2018
Mali is country rich in culture and naturally occurring artefacts. If you ever find yourself in this beautiful country, here are some beautiful sites that you must see. Tomb Of Askia This pyramid shaped tomb was built in the late 15th century by Askia Mohammed I. The tomb is located in a town called Gao…
23 Feb 2018
A powerful jihadist alliance has claimed an attack on a French military vehicle in Mali that left two soldiers dead, Mauritanian media reported on Friday.
24 Jan 2018
The UN Security Council on Wednesday gave parties to a peace deal in Mali until the end of March to show progress or face sanctions for obstructing the 2015 agreement.

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