Saturday, September 21, 2019

Tag: Mali

10 Things Other Than Sports, Singing and...

https://youtu.be/7WiKeuKN4js Black people were the first to develop mathematics in Africa 37,000 years ago, as it was the first method of counting. Africans in the...

Islamist Extremists Recklessly Destroyed Cultural Sites in...

https://youtu.be/IBo_DpJiCWY In response to recent and repeated damage to historical landmarks by religious extremist groups, the ICC is now treating the destruction of cultural heritage...

Akon Says Foreign Aid Projects Fail Because...

Hip hop singer Akon has criticized foreign aid organizations who operate relief projects in Africa. Akon, who is of Senegalese descent, said outside projects...

Outgoing President Jonathan Urges International Community to...

Outgoing President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday asked Nigerians and the international community to support the administration of the incoming President, Muhammadu Buhari, to enable...

20 Things You May Not Know About...

The World’s First Planned City Was in Egypt An Egyptian city called Kahun was the world’s first planned city. Plans for the city divided it...

Mali Receives $1.5M from Scaling-Up Renewable Energy...

Mali has received $1.5 million from the Scaling-Up Renewable Energy Program in Low Income Countries (SREP) of the Climate Investment Funds (CIF), the African...

First Ebola Vaccine Study Underway in Africa

WASHINGTON –  The first study of a possible Ebola vaccine is underway in Africa: University of Maryland researchers say three health care workers in...

14 African Nations Being Forced By France...

Fourteen nations listed below are in agreement to deposit 65 percent of all foreign currency reserves in a shared reserve fund to France. The...

8 Facts That Show Timbuktu Is One...

Timbuktu Timbuktu is a city in the West African nation of Mali situated 20 kilometers (12 miles) north of the River Niger on the southern...

Wreckage of Air Algerie Jet Found in...

An Air Algerie jetliner carrying 116 people crashed Thursday in a rainstorm over restive Mali, the third major international aviation disaster in a week. The...

French Troops Expand Across Africa in Response...

French troops are still in Mali a year and a half after they were sent there for a targeted operation against extremists. And instead of...

5 Devastating Religious Conflicts in Africa That...

Since Arab expansion in the eighth century and European expansion in the 15th century, Africans have almost completely converted from their indigenous, traditional religions,...

French President: Africa Must Manage Its Own...

Africa must take charge of its own security, President Francois Hollande told African leaders in Paris on Friday, as French troops were sent to...

Mali Votes In Parliamentary Elections Amid High...

Mali is voting in parliamentary elections in a vote designed to seal the nation's return to democracy in the wake of a military coup...

6 Ways a Union of West African...

The Economic Community Of West African States (ECOWAS) is a regional group of fifteen countries, founded in 1975. Its mission is to promote economic...

Mali’s New Prime Minister Set to Form...

Mali's first post-war prime minister Friday began the task of forming a government expected to deliver on promises by the president to reunite a...

Ibrahim Keita Confirmed as New President of...

Mali's constitutional court has confirmed Ibrahim Boubacar Keita as the country's new president, following a landslide victory at the polls. The 68-year-old won 77.62 percent...

Keita wins Mali Presidential Election After Opponent...

Mali's presidential election has been won by Ibrahim Boubacar Keita after his rival conceded defeat in the second round runoff. According to Allafrica.com, Malian presidential candidate...

Malians Gear up for Presidential Runoff

Voters in Mali are heading to the polls for the second round of the country's presidential election, which is largely seen as an important step...

Mali Holds First Election Since French Military...

Malians are voting in the first round of the presidential election following 18 months of turmoil in the West African state. According to Euronews.com: "Voters in...

Female Genital Mutilation: Still Widely Practiced in...

A new U.N. report says although genital cutting is on the decline, female genital mutilation remains "almost universal" in some countries in the Middle...