3 hrs ago
Malian gov't, Tuareg rebels sign truce agreement
The Malian government and Tuareg rebels on Tuesday afternoon signed a truce agreement in Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso.
11 hrs ago
Official Wire News
Mali and Tuareg rebels to sign accord
The nation of Mali, which lost half its territory last year to a rebel invasion, has agreed to sign an accord with Tuareg separatists who still control the country's northernmost province.
15 hrs ago
Mali says reaches deal with Tuareg rebels
Mali has reached a deal with Tuareg separatist rebels paving the way for Malian government troops to return to the rebel-held northern town of Kidal ahead of planned elections in July, Mali's chief negotiator said on Tuesday.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
West Africa: Ecowas Mission Assesses Mali Situation Before Vote
A team of officials from the Economic Community of West African States is in Mali to assess the security and political situation in the approach to the country's July 28 presidential election.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Mediators fly to Mali to salvag...
OUAGADOUGOU: Mediators working to hammer out a ceasefire agreement between Mali's government and Tuareg rebels before July elections flew to Bamako yesterday to attempt to convince the country's interim president to sign the deal.
Mali's Elections and the Issues of Kidal
Soldiers from the Tuareg rebel group MNLA sit in a pickup truck in the northeastern town of Kidal February 4, 2013.
International Business Times
Peace Talks in Burkina Faso Proceed, Fighting in Mali Continues
MUJAO was established as recently as mid-2011 as a Black African offshoot of , where the population for the most part practise a more open-minded and tolerant Islam, the French soldiers were greeted as heroes by Gao's inhabitants.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Pan-African News Wire
Mali Government, Tuaregs Reach Ceasefire Deal 'In Principle'
Mali government, Tuaregs reach ceasefire deal 'in principle' By Mathieu Bonkoungou OUAGADOUGOU - A Malian government delegation and Tuareg separatist rebels have reached an agreement "in principle" that would allow planned elections in July to go ahead in the disputed northern Kidal region, a senior mediator in the talks said late on Monday.
The Daily Star
Mali's Tuareg rebels ready to sign peace deal: source
African Union representative to Mali Pierre Buyoya arrives on June 10, 2013 at the presidential palace in Ouagadougou for the meeting with president Blaise Compaore of Burkina Faso and Touareg rebels and Malian government representative.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Mali government, Tuaregs reach ceasefire deal
A Malian government delegation and Tuareg separatist rebels have reached an agreement "in principle" that would allow planned elections in July to go ahead in the disputed northern Kidal region, a senior mediator in the talks said late on Monday.
Mali mediators hopeful of vote accord
At least 10 people have been wounded in two separate attacks in Kenya, police say, including a blast at a church in Mombasa and a grenade hurled in a crowd in Nairobi.
Volunteer works to fill library with books for poor children
A 22-year-old volunteer hopes to fill an empty library with books for poor and orphaned children in an impoverished West African nation.
Sat Jun 08, 2013
Mali govt holds talks with Tuareg rebels
MALIAN authorities and armed ethnic Tuareg rebels have begun talks aimed at resolving the conflict in the north to enable planned elections to go ahead next month.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Voluntary HIV testing and risky sexual behaviours among health care...
Voluntary counselling and testing together with a safe sexual behaviour is an important preventive strategy in the control of HIV.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
Croxley woman to complete charity book drive for African library
A Croxley Green woman is closing in on her goal of raising A 2,000 to fill an impoverished and empty library in Burkina Faso with books.
The Northern Miner
Roxgold advances Yaramoko
Pierre Vaillancourt of Macquarie Equities Research has initiated coverage of Roxgold with an outperform rating and a 12-month target price of $1.50 per share - 200% higher than its current trading price of 50.
Fri May 31, 2013
Written scores keep Avon student from Scripps National Spelling Bee semifinals
It was a busy week in Washington, D.C. for A von Middle School seventh-grader Kaitlin Hall as she participated in the 86th Scripps National Spelling Bee.
Local in national spelling bee
Samantha Schofield stands on stage as she spells the word 'amphibious' in the National Spelling Bee on Wednesday.
Thu May 30, 2013
The Washington Post
In this ramshackle West African capital, life is simple
At a farewell party for a French couple one night in Ouagadougou, the impeccably named capital of Burkina Faso, I asked some friends about the situation in the north.
The Daily Star
Mali protesters accuse France over Kidal occupation
President of Mali Dioncounda Traore and French Foreign minister Laurent Fabius speak to the press prior a meeting on May 28, 2013 in Bamako.