Mali News


Thursday, 07-30-15, 8:59Buhake Wary of Mali in Men's Under-16 Afrobasket[New Times] Rwanda's U-16 boys' national team head coach Albert Buhake has warned that Mali will be the team to beat at the FIBA Africa U-16 boys' basketball championship set to get underway today through to August 8 in Bamako, Mali. read more...
Wednesday, 07-29-15, 9:20Germany Takes Over Command of EU Training Mission in Mali[Deutsche Welle] Germany's defense minister Ursula von der Leyen is in in Mali. On Tuesday she was present at a ceremony to mark the handover of command of the European Training Mission in Mali (EUTM). read more...
Tuesday, 07-28-15, 15:49#ges2015kenya - Us Gov't to Establish Women Entrepreneurial Centres in Kenya, Zambia and Mali[CIO] The US Government is set to launch three women's entrepreneurial centers in Kenya, Zambia and Mali so as to support women entrepreneurs. read more...
Tuesday, 07-28-15, 6:17Von Der Leyen Visits German Troops in Mali[Deutsche Welle] German soldiers sent as EU specialists to train Malian troops are about to be visited by Germany's defense minister. Ursula von der Leyen has departed from Berlin for a two-day visit starting in Bamako. read more...
Monday, 07-27-15, 12:46U.S. to Set Up Entrepreneurship Centre in Zambia[Times of Zambia] President Barack Obama at the weekend announced that the United States (US) would set up three entrepreneurship centres in Zambia, Kenya and Mali to support women entrepreneurs. read more...
Monday, 07-27-15, 12:45Hollande Meets With Relatives of RFI Journalists Killed in Mali[RFI] Relatives of the two Radio France Internationale journalists killed in Mali in 2013 met with French President Francois Hollande this weekend to discuss difficulties in the investigation of the murders. read more...
Sunday, 07-26-15, 13:46U.S. to Give Sh101 Billion Fund for Women Centres in Kenya, Zambia, Mali - Obama[The Star] The US will put up three women entrepreneurship centres in Kenya, Mali and Zambia, US President Barack Obama has said. read more...
Friday, 07-24-15, 13:43Gift of the Givers Tries to Make Contact With SA Man's Captors[News24Wire] Humanitarian organisation Gift of the Givers said on Thursday that it was hoping that the captors of South African national Stephen Malcolm McGown and Swedish citizen Johan Gustafson would soon make contact. read more...
Tuesday, 07-21-15, 12:26More People Flee to Mauritania to Escape Insecurity in Northern Mali[UNHCR] Mbera Camp -Almost 400 people fleeing a renewed outbreak of fighting in northern Mali have sought refuge in Mauritania over the last few months. read more...
Tuesday, 07-21-15, 10:41Amid Surging Violence in Surrounding Northern Mali, Timbuktu Heritage Sites Rebuilt - UN[UN News] The United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) praised the people of Timbuktu for reconstructing cultural heritage sites destroyed by armed groups, saying "those who wanted to erase the legacy of the past have failed," even as the UN refugee agency reported a surge of fighting in northern Mali that has forced hundreds of people across the border into Mauritania. read more...


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