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News Topic - Mali

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Salomon Kalou eyes Cote d'Ivoire comeback Salomon Kalou wants to help Cote d'Ivoire qualify for the 2018 World Cup and has once again announced his intention to come out of international retirement for the upcoming qualifiers against Gabon, Mali and Morocco.The 31-year-old Hertha Berlin atta
ESPN | Jul 18, 2017 08:15 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Bodies of eight slain soldiers found in northern Mali BAMAKO (Reuters) - The bodies of eight Malian soldiers killed in an ambush by suspected Islamist fighters last week have been discovered in the West African nation's desert north, a local lawmaker and army officer said on Monday.
Reuters | Jul 17, 2017 4:07 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Thousands march against referendum, extra powers for Mali president BAMAKO (Reuters) - Thousands of Malians took to the streets on Saturday to protest against a planned referendum on constitutional changes that would give extra powers to President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, create new regions and recognize the Tuareg's ethni
Reuters | Jul 15, 2017 4:19 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UN envoy warns of instability in Sahel and Lake Chad basin UNITED NATIONS (AP) The U.N. envoy for West Africa and the Sahel says instability in Mali is spilling over into Burkina Faso and Niger while insecurity in the Lake Chad basin, where Boko Haram remains active, is proving equally challenging. Mohamed Ibn Ch
The Seattle Times | Jul 13, 2017 9:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Seattle, Washington
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Tuareg Separatists Seize North Mali Town in Battle Tuareg separatists have seized a town in Mali's desert north from a pro-government ethnic Tuareg militia after days of fighting, the separatists and a local legislator close to the government side said Wednesday. Fighting between rival Tuareg factions has
Voice of America | Jul 12, 2017 8:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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To Save Elephants, Mali Employs Dutch Dogs In an effort to save one of Africa's last desert elephant herds, Mali has employed Mitch, Bobby and Amy - Dutch spaniels with a nose for sniffing out illegal ivory. The chocolate-colored spaniels are the newest members of an anti-poaching brigade set up t
Voice of America | Jul 12, 2017 01:30 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UN mission in Mali condemns ceasefire breaches by peace accord signatories The United Nations peacekeeping mission in Mali today condemned continuing ceasefire violations by two signatories of the 2015 Peace and Reconciliation Agreement.
UN News Centre | Jul 6, 2017 10:12 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Researchers: Climate Change May Turn Africa's Arid Sahel Green One of Africa's driest regions the Sahel could turn greener if the planet warms more than 2 degrees Celsius and triggers more frequent heavy rainfall, scientists said on Wednesday. The Sahel stretches coast to coast from Mauritania and Mali in the west to
Voice of America | Jul 5, 2017 11:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Extreme gardening to help tackle malaria Mali villages removed flowers from shrubs and saw a big drop in mosquito numbers.
BBC News | Jul 4, 2017 11:53 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Removal of invasive shrub could be an easy way to help reduce malaria transmission Removing the flowers of an invasive shrub from mosquito-prone areas might be a simple way to help reduce malaria transmission, according to a new study published in the open access Malaria Journal. Removing the flowers from villages in Mali decreased the
EurekAlert! | Jul 4, 2017 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend