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News Mali: 'The Literary Reentry of Mali' inspires Malians to read 10 years on

News channel or source: http://www.africanews.com/2018/02/20/the-literary-reentry-of-mali-inspires-malians-to-read-10-years-on/
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

The event dedicated to the world of books and reading in Mali, La Rentrée littéraire du Mali or the Literary Reentry of Mali rolled off on Saturday, February 17, 2018. To celebrate the tenth anniversary, previously organized only in Bamako, the event was ...

News Mali: Gang Rapes in Mali Prompt Anger, Calls for Reform

News channel or source: https://www.voanews.com/a/gang-rapes-mali-anger-calls-for-reform/4259582.html
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

Two gang rapes, including one of them filmed and shared widely on social media, have shocked the nation of Mali. The first case involved four assailants aged 16 to 25 who took turns raping a 14-year-old girl while she pleaded for help. When video of the ...

News Mali: CAF Champions League: MFM FC coach seeks players’ courage against Mali’s AS Bamako

News channel or source: https://www.vanguardngr.com/2018/02/caf-champions-league-mfm-fc-coach-seeks-players-courage-malis-bamako/
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

The Technical Adviser of MFM FC, Lagos, Fidelis Ilechukwu, has urged his players to remain focused when they meet AS Bamako of Mali in the second leg of CAF Champions League. The coach made the appeal while speaking on Tuesday in Lagos. MFM, debutant in ...

News Mali: Mali: UNHCR Operational Update, January 2018

News channel or source: https://reliefweb.int/report/mali/mali-unhcr-operational-update-january-2018
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Mali continues to face a volatile security situation amid growing threats of terrorism, criminality and intercommunity tensions in the northern and central regions. Local populations face important protection risks amid limited access to public services ...

News Mali: 4 civilians die in central Mali after vehicle hits land mine

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/02/10/4-civilians-die-in-central-mali-after-vehicle-hits-land-mine.html
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

BAMAKO, Mali – Mali's army says at least four people have been killed and several others wounded after their vehicle hit an explosive device in the central Mopti region. The army said the civilians were returning from a village market Friday afternoon ...

News Mali: Mine explosion kills five civilians, wounds 18 in Mali

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/mine-explosion-kills-five-civilians-wounds-18-in-mali/ar-BBIYGfp
Publication date: Saturday 10 February 2018

BAMAKO (Reuters) - Five civilians were killed and another 18 wounded in central Mali when their passenger vehicle struck a landmine, the local governor said on Saturday, two weeks after 26 travelers died in a similar incident in the area. The explosion ...

News Mali: Nigeria 1 Mali 0: Peace Efih hands Dennerby first Super Falcons win

News channel or source: https://sports.yahoo.com/nigeria-1-mali-0-peace-005140677.html
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Thomas Dennerby recorded his first win as Nigeria women coach as his ladies edged past Mali 1-0 in Thursday's WAFU Women's Nations Cup at the Sports Park Stadium. Peace Efih's injury-time goal was all the Super Falcons required clipping the wings of the ...

News Mali: 20 jihadists killed or captured in French raids in northern Mali

News channel or source: https://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2018/02/20-jihadists-killed-or-captured-in-french-raid-in-northern-mali.php
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Aftermath of a car belonging to a Group for Support of Islam and Muslims (JNIM) commander targeted by a French airstrike as part of the raids. (Source) The French military announced that its forces killed or captured at least 20 jihadists in near ...

News Mali: Jihadists close Mali schools as revolt against state flares

News channel or source: http://www.standard.net/World/2018/02/16/Jihadists-close-Mali-schools-as-revolt-against-state-flares
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

When Islamist militants came to his village school and threatened to kill the teachers if they didn’t leave, Moussa Diallo wasn’t surprised. “They’d already been to nearby villages,” Diallo, a 33-year-old teacher, said in the central Malian town ...

News Mali: Inside France's Secret War Against Jihadists Of Mali

News channel or source: https://www.worldcrunch.com/syria-crisis-1/inside-france39s-secret-war-against-jihadists-of-mali
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

BANDIAGARA — The Twin Otter plane flies full speed over the battlefield, though low enough to almost scrape the tops of acacia trees. At one point its wingtips seem dangerously close to smashing into the jagged cliffs. But there's a reason for these ...