Farmers Count On National Fund to Expand Climate Insurance
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Bamako -A lack of rain in the middle of last season caused Seydou Diarassouba's sorghum crop to fail.
Inter-Malian Dialogue - Minusma Chief Optimistic About Success of Algiers Process
[Algerie Presse Service] Bamako -The head of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali Mongi Hamdi said to be "optimistic" about the success of Algiers Process with the signing of the peace agreement on 15 May by all the involved parties.
Rwanda Welcomes Peace Agreement in Mali, Greets Algeria's Leading Role in Mediation
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -President Paul Kagame of Rwanda welcomed the agreement on peace and reconciliation in Mali, signed last March, and paid tribute to Algeria for its leading role in the relevant international mediation, according to a joint statement released Wednesday at the end of Rwandan leader's state visit to Algeria.
Malian Crisis Settlement - Mexico Hails Algeria's Mediation Efforts
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Mexico on Wednesday welcomed the efforts of international mediation, led by Algeria, which resulted in the signing on 1 March of a peace and reconciliation agreement in Mali, a joint statement said at the end of Mexican Secretary of Foreign Relations Jos├ę Antonio Meade Kuribre├▒a's working visit to Algeria.
Signing of Peace Agreement to Open New Page in Mali's History
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -The signing of the peace and reconciliation agreement in Mali, scheduled for 15 May in Bamako, will open a "new page" in the history of this country, which is seeking stability, security and development.
Birth Certificates Issued By Mali Open Doors for Mauritanian Refugee Children
[UNHCR] Kayes, Mali -(UNHCR)A quarter century after his grandfather fled from Mauritania to escape bitter inter-communal violence, 13-year-old Oumar stood with other young Mauritanian refugees to receive birth certificates in Mali - a step that opens the door to basic rights enjoyed by Malians.
Home Losses Blur Mali Football Weekend
[CAF] Mali football witnessed a blighted weekend after home losses by their two representatives, Onze Createurs and Djoliba during 1/8th round first leg matches.
Weapon Smuggling Attempt Foiled At Algerian-Malian Border
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -People's National Army forces thwarted Friday an attempt to smuggle a quantity of weapons and ammunition through the Algerian-Malian border, the ministry of National Defence has said in a statement.
Deadly Attack On UN Convoy in Mali
[Al Jazeera] Two drivers have been shot dead in an attack on a peacekeeping supply convoy in northern Mali, the UN mission has said.
Esperance Slip, Mazembe Survive Bamako Test
[CAF] Tunisian giants, Esperance suffered a lone goal loss against El Merreikh of Sudan whilst TP Mazembe of DR Congo forced out a 2-2 draw against Stade Malien in Bamako during the first leg matches of the 1/8th round on Saturday.
Forthcoming Signing of Peace Agreement in Mali, New Page in Country's History
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -The signing of the peace and reconciliation agreement in Mali, scheduled for 15 May in Bamako, constitutes a "new page" in the history of this country, said Sunday in Algiers Minister of Foreign Affairs Ramtane Lamamra.
Malian Crisis - Mediation Invites All Parties to Sign Peace Agreement in Bamako On 15 May
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -The inter-Malian dialogue mediation team, led by Algeria, has invited Saturday all the parties to sign the peace and reconciliation agreement in Mali during the ceremony, which will take place in Bamako on 15 May, said the mediation team in a statement issued in Algiers by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs."
Attack On UN Camp in Mali - Algeria Condemns "Cowardly Suicide Attack"
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -The suicide attack against a UN military base in northern Mali on Wednesday that killed three civilians and injured several others, was strongly condemned Friday by Algeria, through the Foreign Affairs Ministry.
Tunisia Condemns Suicide Attack On UN Peace-Keeping Base in Mali
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -Tunisia condemned, Friday, the suicide attack on a United Nations peace-keeping base in the North of Mali, a Foreign Ministry statement reads.
'We Need Secularism in Africa and It Has to Be Defended'
[Addis Standard] Michelle Ndiaye Ntab is the program director for African Peace and Security Programs (APSP), a joint program of the Addis Ababa University and the Institute for Peace and Security (IPSS), with the support from GIZ. Before joining IPSS, she was the Managing Director of the Mandela Institute for Development Studies (MINDS). Between 1999 and 2011, she consecutively headed several African and international organizations among others, Executive Director of Greenpeace Africa, and CEO of the African Institute
The Advisory Task Force Visits the 26th Engineers Battalion.
[PR Newswire] Bamako, Mali -In February 2013, the Advisory Task Force (ATF) started its support mission to the Malian Armed Forces (FAMa) with the objective of rebuilding a fully operational defense structure.
MSF Assists Five Children Injured in Suicide Attack Near Ansongo
[MSF] On Wednesday, a suicide bomber attacked a camp of the United Nations mission in Mali (MINUSMA) in the outskirts of Ansongo town, killing three civilians - two children and one adult - and wounding 16 people, most of them UN peacekeepers. A M├ędecins Sans Fronti├Ęres (MSF) team was immediately deployed to the area and referred five wounded children to the Ansongo referral hospital, where the organisation has been working since 2012.
Civilians Killed in Suicide Attack On UN Peacekeepers
[Deutsche Welle] A suicide bomber has attacked a UN barracks in northern Mali killing three civilians and wounding 16 people, including several peacekeepers. The head of the UN's Mali mission condemned the "cowardly and odious" attack.
Three People Killed in Renewed Mali Violence
[Cameroon Tribune] The UN Peacekeeping Mission was targeted in the Ansongo suicide bomb attack.
UN Mission Condemns 'Cowardly and Heinous' Attack On Compound
[UN News] The United Nations in Mali condemned today's deadly attack on its Gao area compound that injured nine peacekeepers, killed at least three civilians and injured seven others, calling it a "cowardly and heinous" act.