China approves CFA39b loan for Mali internet access
The Malian and Chinese governments have signed a CFA39b preferential loan accord under which a Chinese firm would build a broadband network to enhance internet connectivity in Mali.A source in to Gao in the northeast through the regions of Markala and Mopti in the central part of the country.
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When in need, the embassy is a friend indeed
U.S. Embassy officers don't wear capes or silly tights, but on more than one occasion, they've come to Steve Nelson's rescue.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Last chance for Enyimba
By JOHN EGBOKHAN Nigeria's lone campaigner in the CAF Champions League, Enyimba know that tomorrow's return leg first round match against AS Real Bamako in Mali in the icebreaker for the two-time winners of the most coveted club competition on the continent.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Wall Street Journal
Care for Camembert or Cassoulet? Say Bonjour to a French Soldier
French army officials claim to have the best quality combat ration packs. Top British chef Chris Galvin and his French general manager Fred Sirieix taste-test their respective army's ration packs and find a surprising "entente cordiale."
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Enyimba fire coach
Enyimba have axed goalkeeper trainer Sulaiman Shuaibu and given an ultimatum to the coaches to win in Mali or be sacked.
Algold Update on progress of 2014 Mauritania Exploration Program
Q1 2014 exploration program in Mauritania. Currently, exploration work is being carried on both the Kneivissat and Legouessi properties.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Zambia/Cote d'Ivoire: Cote d'Ivoire, Zambia Reach Final Lap
Cote d'Ivoire and Zambia are two games away from qualification for the 2014 African Women's Championship scheduled for Namibia in October.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
UN expert urges support for strengthening Malia s justice system
Wrapping up a recent visit to Mali, Suliman Baldo said that despite the authorities' laudable efforts in the fight against impunity for the crimes alleged against former military junta in the south, the justice system faced enormous difficulties in prosecuting alleged perpetrators of serious crimes committed by armed groups during the occupation of ... (more)
Thu Feb 27, 2014
The Washington Post
To an American in need, U.S. Embassy is a friend indeed
U.S. embassy officers don't wear capes or silly tights, but on more than one occasion, they've come to Steve Nelson's rescue.
Hopes for reconciliation - the view from Timbuktu
Residents of Timbuktu, Mali's cultural capital, are hopeful the city can draw on its long history of tolerance to heal social relations frayed by a 10-month Islamist occupation, which Arab and Tuareg communities are still being accused of having abetted.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Malaysian National News Agency
Cambodia Dispatches Troops To Mali For Peacekeeping Mission
Cambodia on Thursday dispatched 309 troops on a United Nations peacekeeping mission in West African nation of Mali, Xinhua news agency reported.
With strong international support, Mali must set its own path to recovery a " Security Council
Reporting to the wider Council, Ambassador Gerard Araud, of France, said that one of the most salient lessons the diplomats learned during their 1 to 3 visit to the slowly recovering West African nation was the fact that any lasting political solution regarding northern Mali must be decided by Malians themselves and fully supported by the ... (more)
Two humanitarian workers injured in landmine explosion in Mali
Two employees of humanitarian group Medecins du Monde's Belgian chapter were seriously injured on Wednesday when the vehicle they were travelling in hit a landmine in restive northern Mali, the organisation and a local official said.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
San Diego Zoo Weblogs
Weaning Xiao Liwu: Leafy Greens
After many days of short separations, giant pandas Bai Yun and Xiao Liwu were doing well.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Entertainment Diawara a stirring voice for peace
Internationally celebrated vocal sensation Fatoumata Diawara counts Paul McCartney, Herbie Hancock, Damon Albarn, Bobby Womack, Red Hot Chili Peppers' bassist Flea and Senegalese superstar Cheikh LA among her admirers and collaborators.
HM the King Accompanied By Mali's Pres. Inaugurates Malian Section of ...
The optical fiber cable links the city of Sikasso (border of Cte d'Ivoire and . The setting up of this cable is meant to meet the growing demand for high-speed Internet by the international bandwidth.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
5 bodies found buried near military barracks near Mali's capital, prosecutor says
James Island is a 780-acre private island prominently situated within Canada's famous Gulf Island archipelago.
Mali finds five more bodies in graves near ex-junta base
Malian soldiers train for an ambush at the EU training mission headquarters in Koulikoro February 6, 2014.
5 bodies exhumed in Mali could be murdered troops
Russian leader Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping have reportedly praised Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe for his "astute leadership in spearheading Africa's fight for self-determination".