Thursday, April 9, 2020

Tag: Mali

UN Prepares to Send Military into Mali...

Conditions in the West African nation of Mali have gotten so chaotic and dangerous that the UN Security Council is preparing to send a...

Drug Money, Corruption and Jihadists have Pushed...

What has happened to Mali? Ancient tombs desecrated in Timbuktu, political paralysis in the capital and the 70-year old transitional president beaten almost to...

The Centuries-Old Practice of Looting African Art...

DJENNE-DJENNO, one of the best-known archaeological sites in sub-Saharan Africa, spreads over several acres of rutted fields near the present city of Djenne in...

Sudan, Mali to Top African Union Agenda

Addis Ababa - As the Permanent Representatives Committee (PRC) meeting got underway in Ethiopia on Monday, ahead of the 19th African Union Summit, commissioners...

Why Islamists in Mali are Destroying Sacred...

It was a singular, defining act of barbarism, beamed out live for the world to see. In March 2001, Taliban fighters and grandees clustered...

Mali Urges UN Action After Timbuktu Vandalism

Mali has appealed to the United Nations to take action after extremists ravaged shrines in the fabled city of Timbuktu which the UN's cultural...

Islamists Destroy Ancient Timbuktu Shrines In Mali,...

Islamist fighters in Mali have damaged the shrines of Muslim saints in the city of Timbuktu, witnesses say. The fighters, from the Ansar Dine group,...

African Child Policy Forum: African Adoption Should...

The number of children from Africa being adopted by foreign nationals from other continents has risen dramatically, a report has said. In the past eight...

Rebel Groups In Mali Agree On New...

In the West African republic of Mali, a new Islamic state has been formed in the northern region. This is the result of an...

Mali Protesters Storm Palace and Beat Interim...

The interim president of Mali was set upon by angry protesters who stormed the presidential palace on Monday, grabbed him by the collar and beat...

Islamists Attack Ancient African City of Timbuktu...

In the northern Malian city, Timbuktu, Ansar Dine Islamist fighters burned the shrine of a local saint on Friday. The mausoleum is classified as...

African Leaders Meeting To Resolve Conflicts Resulting...

West African leaders have gathered at a summit to discuss the turmoil in crisis-hit Mali after soldiers who overthrew an elected government in March...