Yusuf Tips Eagles to Overrun Mali in Rouen
[Daily Trust] The Super Eagles are good to go for victory against their Malian counterparts in today's international friendly match at the Stade Robert Diochon in Rouen, France, according to interim Head Coach, Salisu Yusuf.
Eagles Confront Mali in Rouen
[Vanguard] The Super Eagles are good to go for victory against their Malian counterparts in today's international friendly match at the Stade Robert Diochon in Rouen, France, according to interim Head Coach, Salisu Yusuf.
Super Eagles Jet Out for Mali, Luxembourg Friendly
[Premium Times] Nigeria's delegation for the friendly matches between the Super Eagles and the national teams of Mali and Luxembourg, left the country for France on Tuesday.
Holders Nigeria, Senegal, Mali in Away Wins
[CAF] Nigeria's Flying Eagles began the journey towards a successful defence of their U-20 AFCON title with a lone goal victory over Burundi away in Bujumbura on Saturday.
Mali - Confidence Reposed in Algeria Requires More Efforts to Speed Up Peace Agreement Implementation
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -The confidence reposed in Algeria, by all the Malian parties which signed the Peace and Reconciliation Agreement requires more efforts to speed up its implementation, said Tuesday in Algiers, Minister of State, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Ramtane Lamamra.
Ban Condemns Attack On UN Convoy That Killed Five Peacekeepers
[UN News] United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned yesterday's deadly attack that killed five peacekeepers and injured three others of the UN mission in Mali, his spokesman said in a statement.
Malian Ambassador to Angola Visits in Lunda Sul
[ANGOP] Saurimo -The Malian ambassador to Angola, Diamou Keita, is paying since Tuesday a two-day working visit to the eastern Lunda Sul province, to check the local potential and maintain contacts with the authorities for the strengthening of cooperation.
Malian Entrepreneurs Eye to Invest in Agriculture in Malanje
[ANGOP] Malanje -The sectors of Agriculture and Mines are seen as priorities in investment intentions of Malian entrepreneurs in the Angolan province of Malange, said the ambassador of Mali to Angola, Diamou Keita.
Lamamra Hails Political, Institutional Reforms in Mali As Part of Peace Agreement
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Minister of State, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Ramtane Lamamra hailed Sunday, in Algiers, the political and institutional reforms made by Mali for the promotion of the implementation of the Peace and Reconciliation Agreement in this country.
Implementation of Peace Agreement in Mali - 'Genuine' Progress Recorded, Says Lamamra
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -"Genuine" progress has been recorded in the implementation of the Peace and Reconciliation Agreement in Mali, Minister of State, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Ramtane Lamamra stressed Sunday in Algiers.
Peace Agreement - Lamamra Urges Mali Partners to Help Removing Obstacles
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Minister of State, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Ramtane Lamamra urged all the Mali partners to provide this country with all the help so it can remove the obstacles that can hamper the application of the Peace and Reconciliation Agreement in this country.
Confronting Mali's New Jihadist Threat
[HRW] He sat quietly drinking tea on a December morning in a village in central Mali. But Amadou, a local chief from the Segou region whose name I have changed for his protection, was worried.
Ban Appoints Malian National As Special Representative for UN Guinea-Bissau Office
[UN News] United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the appointment of Modibo TourĂ© of Mali as his new Special Representative for Guinea-Bissau and Head of the UN Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Guinea-Bissau (UNIOGBIS).
Workshop Teaches Tuareg Artisans New Skills in Exile
[UNHCR] Ouagadougou -Taking a sheaf of palm fronds in her hand, Tuareg artisan Bintou starts to weave a decorative mat to be fixed on a newly designed desk lamp that may one day light up homes in Europe and elsewhere.
Mansa Mousa - Richest Man of All Time
[Times of Zambia] How many of us would think of a black man being the richest man who ever lived in the world? Such a thought never even crossed my mind until I embarked on the research to prepare materials for this column. Before then, the only black heroes I had in my mind were black sportsmen, and in the process, I discovered Mansa Mousa.
Only Liberia, Mali and Sierra Leone Yet to Ban FGM in West Africa
[FrontPageAfrica] When Nobel peace prize laureate Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf was elected Africa's first female head of state in 2005, expectations were high. Throughout both her terms as President, she has talked about her firm commitment to women's rights, coming out strongly in favour of the health and safety of women and girls.
Toro Wants Mali Friendly Shifted for Yobo Testimonial
[Daily Trust] Former secretary general of the defunct Nigeria Football Association Sani Toro has called on the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to consider another date for the friendly against Mali on May 27 in order to accommodate Joseph Yobo's testimonial which falls on the same day.
Mikel, Moses Top Eagles List for Friendlies
[Premium Times] The England-based duo of John Obi Mikel and Victor Moses are top on the list of 26 players invited by interim Super Eagles' Head Coach, Salisu Yusuf, for the forthcoming international friendlies against Mali and Luxembourg in Europe.
Unicef Condemns Withdrawal of Children From Schools in Kidal
[UN News] In the wake of the violent protests on 18 and 19 April in Kidal, northern Mali, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) is warning that the events disrupted children's education in the region and endangered their safety.
Salisu Yusuf Targets Victories Over Mali, Luxembourg
[Daily Trust] Newly appointed Super Eagles care-taker coach, Salisu Yusuf has said his appointment is great honour and he will use the two international friendly matches to justify the confidence reposed in him and his assistants by the NFF.