In Mali Visit President Joachim Gauck Calls for Development and Security
[Deutsche Welle] President Joachim Gauck has called for economic, social and security efforts from the Malian government to help stabilize the region. Berlin is sending 650 Bundeswehr soldiers to support the country's war against terror.
UN Agencies Press Donors to Continue Vital Support for Malian Refugees in Mauritania
[UN News] Three United Nations humanitarian agencies today urged donors to mobilize the necessary resources to maintain the vital assistance to 50,000 Malian refugees in Mberra camp in south-eastern Mauritania.
UN Agencies Press Donors to Keep Up Vital Support for Malian Refugees in Mauritania
[WFP] Since 2012, the three agencies have been working closely with the Government of Mauritania and non-governmental organizations to assist Malian refugees who fled the conflict in northern Mali and continue to rely on external support.
Mali - Peace, Reconciliation Process Underway, Minusma Insists On Civil Society's Role
[Algerie Presse Service] Bamako -The implementation of the peace and reconciliation agreement in Mali, stemmed from Algiers' process, is continuing at the time when the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) is insisting on the major role of the civil society's players in the implementation of the agreement, signed in June 2015.
New Data Confirms Immunisation As Best Buy in Public Health
[GAVI] Geneva -Johns Hopkins University study shows 16-fold return on investment in immunisation from 2011 to 2020
The New Jihadist Strategy in the Sahel
[IRIN] Nairobi -Security has been intense over the last few weeks in the Senegalese capital, Dakar, with police and soldiers on the streets, vehicle searches, and round-ups of alleged Islamist militants.
Three-Star DR Congo Wins Second CHAN Title
[CAF] A brace from Mechak Elia and the other by Jonathan Bolingi was all DR Congo needed to beat Mali 3-0 in the final on Sunday and cruise to their second African Nations Championship (CHAN) title.
UN Peacekeeping Base Under Attack in Mali
[Al Jazeera] Unknown gunmen have attacked a United Nations police base in the Malian city of Timbuktu, the UN said, while security sources said a Malian army checkpoint in the city had also come under fire.
DRC Clobber Mali to Take 2016 Chan Crown
[Monitor] Kigali -Elia Mechack struck a brace and Jonathan Bolingi added another goal as DRC thrashed Mali 3-0 at Ahamoro Stadium, Kigali on Sunday to clinch their second African Nations Championship (Chan) title.
Mali Aim to Stop DRC
[Monitor] Mali's Yves Bissouma started both the quarter-final and semi-final encounters against Tunisia and Ivory Coast on the bench.
DR Congo Are CHAN 2016 Champions!
[New Times] DR Congo are the Orange African Nations Championship (CHAN) 2016 winners, thanks to an emphatic 3-0 victory over Mali in an entertaining final on Sunday in a fully packed Amahoro National stadium in Kigali.
It's Do or Die As Mali Face DR Congo in Chan Final
[New Times] The Democratic Republic of Congo and Mali will lock horns in a do or die encounter in the 2016 Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) title match on Sunday evening at Amahoro National Stadium in Kigali.
Mali Stands in Way of DR Congo's Second CHAN Title
[New Times] The Democratic Republic of Congo takes on Mali in the final of the 2016 African Nations Championship (CHAN) on Sunday at at Amahoro National Stadium, seeking to become the first team to win the tournament twice since its inception in 2009.
DR Congo Are CHAN 2016 Champions
[New Times] A brace by Mechak Elia and another goal from Jonathan Bolingi was enough to crown the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) champions of the 2016 Orange African Nations Championship that has been taking place in Rwanda.
Troops Repel Attack On UN Camp in Timbuktu
[Deutsche Welle] Malian troops have repelled an attack on a military post in Timbuktu that has left five people dead. German President Joachim Gauck is due in the country next week.
Orange Chan 2016 - Awards and Best Xi
[CAF] Best Player: Mechack Elia (DR Congo)
We Will Shock DRC, Says Mali Head Coach
[New Times] Mali head coach Djibril Drame has said his side is capable of shocking favourites DR Congo to lift the 2016 Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) title on Sunday at Amahoro National Stadium in Kigali.
DRC Are CHAN2016 Champions
[New Times] Half time here at Amahoro Stadium in Kigali where the CHAN2016 final is taking place. DRC 1-0 Mali
What the Coaches Say Ahead of the Final
[CAF] Ahead of Sunday's final, CAFonline.com caught up with the coaches of the two sides, DR Congo and Mali and their expectations. The match will take place on Sunday, 7 February 2016 at the Amahoro Stadium, Kigali.
Timbuktu - 900-Year-Old Ceremony Re-Consecrates Mausoleums Destroyed By Armed Groups
[UN News] A consecration ceremony of the Timbuktu mausoleums, last held in the 11th century, was celebrated today at the initiative of the local community, the final phase of the United Nations-backed cultural rebirth of the age-old Sahara city after the destruction wrought by radical Islamists in 2012.