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Monday, 04-20-15, 10:54Deadly 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. read more...
Friday, 04-17-15, 15:39The 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. read more...
Friday, 04-17-15, 13:37MSF 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 Médecins Sans Frontières (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. read more...
Thursday, 04-16-15, 11:35UN 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. read more...
Thursday, 04-16-15, 8:03Civilians 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. read more...
Wednesday, 04-15-15, 17:15Niger Calls On Malian Movements That Haven't Signed Yet Agreement to Do So[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Niger Minister of Foreign Affairs, Cooperation, African Integration and Citizens of Niger Living Abroad Aichatou Kané Boulama called on, Tuesday evening in Algiers, the Malian movements that have not signed yet the peace and reconciliation agreement in Mali to do so. read more...
Wednesday, 04-15-15, 11:09Spate of Violent Attacks in Mali Draw UN Rights Office Concern[UN News] The United Nations human rights office today said it is "deeply disturbed" at the series of violent attacks that have occurred in the Gao and Kidal regions of northern Mali, making an already precarious security situation more volatile. read more...
Wednesday, 04-15-15, 9:51As Deal Looms, Rebels Still Control Parts of North[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Menaka -As Tuareg rebels said they were not ready to sign a planned peace deal with the government on Wednesday, after several years of violence, towns like this in desperately poor north Mali hold clues to what greater autonomy in this region would be like. read more...
Tuesday, 04-14-15, 12:35At the Threshold of a New More Competitive Broadcasting Sector[Balancing Act] London -With the exception of Senegal (and more recently Côte d'Ivoire), not much change has happened in the francophone broadcast sector for so long. But the long delayed transition to digital broadcasting is accelerating the move to more competitive markets. Sylvain Béletre looks at the example of Mali and picks over what the results of an audience survey in Bamako tell us about the new competition fault lines. read more...
Tuesday, 04-14-15, 10:15The Egg and the Stone - the More Things Change in Mali, the More They Remain the Same[Daily Maverick] Last year, Mali's new government was rocked by the 'jet scandal' - a multi-million dollar defence procurement contract that hid all kinds of dodgy deals and illicit spending. Shocked donors suspended aid and the president's popularity nosedived. But the donors are back and Mali has moved on, even though little seems to have changed. By Alex Duval Smith for GOOD GOVERNANCE AFRICA. read more...

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