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2014-11-21 Ebola 'Shouldn't Have Caught Us Unawares'
[Deutsche Welle]Ebola has badly shattered parts of West Africa, exposing lethal weaknesses in health services and disease surveillance. It also raises broader questions about African governance and human resources.

2014-11-20 Ebola Cases 'No Longer Rising in Liberia, Guinea'
[UN News]The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) reported today that the number of Ebola cases is "no longer increasing nationally in Guinea and Liberia, but is still increasing in Sierra Leone", and that preparedness teams have been sent this week to Benin, Burkina Faso, Gambia and Senegal.

2014-11-21 Ban to Take Up Fight Against Ebola With Heads of All UN Organizations
[UN News]On the eve of a meeting of United Nations agency chiefs to discuss ways to jointly tackle the Ebola outbreak, the World Bank reported today Liberia's labour sector has suffered a huge blow since the start of the crisis, as a "massive effort" was underway in Mali to halt the spread of the re-emerged virus.

2014-11-20 MSF Expands Activities to Fight Ebola Outbreak
[MSF]Swift and coordinated action is of paramount importance in the days immediately after new cases are reported, the medical organisation says

2014-11-20 Ebola Now Hits Nation Hardest
[Deutsche Welle]The global Ebola infection tally has surpassed 15,000. Sierra Leone confirmed 533 new cases in the week to November 16, accounting for much of the increase.

2014-11-19 Last Chance in Algiers
[ICG]As northern Mali experiences renewed violence, peace negotiations in Algiers offer a unique opportunity to resolve the crisis. But after almost two months of negotiations, peace remains a distant hope.

2014-11-19 Paving a United Path from a Deadly Disease
[allAfrica]With close to 5,000 deaths and nearly 10,000 reported cases since last December, the current outbreak of Ebola has exposed both the weaknesses of our health care systems and our inability as Africans to work together in times of crisis.

2014-11-20 Mali - MSF Expands Activities to Fight Ebola Outbreak
[MSF]Swift and coordinated action is of paramount importance in the days immediately after new cases are reported, the medical organisation says

2014-11-20 2015 Qualifiers (6th day- Gr. B)- Mali beats Algeria 2-0, Qualifies for Final Round
[Algerie Presse Service]Can -BAMAKO (Mali)- The Malian football team qualified for the final round of the African Cup of Nations (CAN 2015) by beating its Algerian counterpart (2-0) in a game which was part of the sixth and last day (Group B) of the qualifiers to the competition, played Wednesday in Bamako (Mali).

2014-11-20 Flames Afcon Dreams Shuttered As Mali Beat Algeria
[Malawi24]The Flames's dream of making it to the CAF's 2015 African Cup of Nations scheduled for Equatorial Guinea, came to an end after being held to a goalless draw by Ethiopia at Addis Ababa Stadium.

2014-11-20 Keita Inspires Mali to Book Ticket
[CAF]Captain Seydou Keita inspired Mali to qualify aiding them to a 2-0 win over Algeria on Wednesday in Bamako.

2014-11-19 Efforts By UN Health Agency Under Way to Step Up Ebola Response in Mali
[UN News]The United Nations is intensifying its efforts to keep the Ebola outbreak from spreading in Mali by working to identify all chains of transmission and stepping up social mobilization campaigns to include a range of actors, from religious leaders to truck and bus drivers.

2014-11-19 Ebola Detection Failure Raises Questions
[IRIN]Bamako -The failure of a top Malian hospital to detect probable cases of Ebola has raised questions about whether the country's health system is sufficiently prepared to tackle the disease.

2014-11-19 Can-2015 - Desert Foxes Target Clean Sweep in Mali
[Algerie Presse Service]Algiers -The Algerian team set their sights on a clean sweep in CAN 2015 qualifiers as they take on Mali Wednesday (5p.m. Algerian time) in a match of the 6th and final day of playoffs for the African Cup of Nations 2015

2014-11-20 Keita - I'm Optimistic About Qualification
[CAF]Mali suffered a shocking 2-0 loss to Malawi last Saturday in Blantyre, but remains in contention for a place at the final tournament. Playing against Group B leaders, Algeria in the ultimate match on Wednesday in Bamako, captain Seydou Keita tells he is optimistic about qualification to next year's event in Equatorial Guinea.

2014-11-19 World Bank Supports Mali Recovery and Governance Reform
[World Bank]The World Bank Group's Board of Executive Directors today approved a US$36 million development policy credit and a US$27 million development policy grant for the republic of Mali to help strengthen government accountability and transparency as well as improve public sector spending.

2014-11-19 Nation Places 600 Under Ebola Surveillance
[CISA]Bamako -Mali said Monday it had placed nearly 600 people who may have been exposed to Ebola under surveillance as the country battles to contain the spread of the deadly virus.

2014-11-18 Mali Hostage Daughter's 'Shock' At Jihadist Video
[ANGOP]The daughter of a French hostage kidnapped by jihadists in Mali has spoken of her shock after he appeared in a video clip pleading for his release.

2014-11-18 Can 2015 - Desert Foxes in Bamako for Last Qualifiers Match
[Algerie Presse Service]Bamako -The Algerian football team arrived Monday night in Bamako, to take on Mali's team on Wednesday for the sixth and final round of African Cup of Nations qualifiers CAN-2015.

2014-11-16 France to Screen Arrivals for Ebola
[RFI]France has extended its Ebola airport screening procedures to cover passengers flying into Paris from Mali after the west African country confirmed its second case of the deadly virus.

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