Mouse Stops Air France Flight Taking Off for Three Days
[RFI] Passengers on an Air France from Mali's capital Bamako to Paris arrived three days late ... thanks to a mouse in the cabin.
Mali Foreign Minister to Arrive in Khartoum On Monday
[SNA] Khartoum -The Foreign Minister of Mali, Abdoulaye Diop, is due to arrive in Khartoum Monday in an official visit to convey a message from the President of Mali to the President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir.
Djeba - My Child Marriage Nightmare
[Plan International] In her family's house in a rural village in the municipality of Baroueli, located in the Segou region of Mali, 20-year-old Djeba gives a broad smile as she sits her son on her lap. But behind the smile are memories of pain and trauma.
Extremist Admits Destroying Historic Sites in Timbuktu
[UN News] An alleged Malian Islamist accused of destroying historical and religious monuments in the fabled city of Timbuktu pleaded guilty in the first-ever international war crimes trial focusing on destruction of cultural heritage, the International Criminal Court (ICC) announced on the opening day of the landmark case, which was welcomed by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
Rayon Sports Sign Malian Striker Moussa Camara
[New Times] Rayon Sports FC have signed Malian international Moussa Camara on a two-year contract-the 22-year-old forward arrived in Kigali on Sunday night.
One Dead in Protest Over Arrest of Talk Show Host
[VOA] Bamako -One person was shot dead in Mali's capital on Wednesday and others were wounded as police opened fire to disperse a protest over the arrest of a talk show host who is a critic of the government, three Malian rights groups said in a statement.
Mali Seeks Namibia's Backing in Conflict
[New Era] Windhoek -President Hage Geingob has been asked to canvass support within the international community for Mali's security efforts in a bid to bring an end to terrorism, which is tearing the West African country to shreds, including deaths of civilians.
Rebuilding Lives Affected By Years of Insecurity
[IFRC] At 70 years of age, Aliou Djima walks painfully. Due to a disability, his strength is not what it once was. Four years ago, he left his village of Gadeye when conflict erupted in northern Mali to seek refuge with his wife and eight children in the south.
Ban Condemns Attack That Kills UN Peacekeeper in Kidal
[UN News] United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned an attack in Mali on a convoy of the UN mission in the country that resulted in the death of a peacekeeper.
Mali's Banks Woo Clients With Hire-Purchase Solar Power Kits
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Bamako -Credit for solar systems aimed at jump-starting clean energy use by households that could not otherwise afford them
Mali Crisis - Agreement Monitoring Committee Allowed Armed Groups to Renew Commitment to Peace Process
[Algerie Presse Service] Beijing (China) -The Agreement Monitoring Committee, in charge of the implementation of the Peace and Reconciliation Agreement in Mali, which held a meeting three days ago, allowed the armed groups to renew their commitment to the peace process, said Saturday in Beijing Malian Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Integration and International Cooperation Abdoulay Diop.
Govt Extends State of Emergency
[Al Jazeera] Mali politicians have agreed to extend the country's state of emergency by an additional eight months in response to renewed violence in the restive northeast.
On the Road With Niger's Peacekeepers in Mali
[Al Jazeera] Mali - A flat road surrounded by sand and rocks - and possibly improvised explosive devices (IEDs) - stretches ahead for 320km.
Wang Yi Meets With Minister for Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and African Integration Abdoulaye Diop of Mali
[Focac] On July 28, 2016, Foreign Minister Wang Yi met in Beijing with Minister for Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and African Integration Abdoulaye Diop of Mali, who was in China to attend the Sherpa Meeting on Implementing Outcomes of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation Johannesburg Summit.
Govt Extends State of Emergency for Eight Months
[Deutsche Welle] Mali lawmakers have voted to extend a state of emergency until March 2017 due to ongoing violence. The measure allows police to search homes without a warrant, and bans protests.
FIBA-Africa U18 - Mali, DR Congo Qualify to the Quarter Finals
[New Times] Mali and Democratic Republic of Congo have qualified for the last eight at the ongoing FIBA Africa U18 Champioship taking plae in Kigali.