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News Mali » Gao: On the front line of health care in Mali

News channel or source: https://www.icrc.org/en/document/mali-health-care-weapon-wounded-patients-assault-assistance-trauma
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Like other health care facilities in Mali, Gao regional hospital effectively collapsed when various armed groups took control of the north in 2012. With the ICRC's involvement and support, the hospital quickly managed to re-open its doors and provide life ...

News Mali » Gao: Kidnapped mayor of northern Mali town freed

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-za/news/other/kidnapped-mayor-of-northern-mali-town-freed/ar-BBIZO6o
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

Mali's government signed a peace agreement with coalitions of ... a Boeing 727 flown from Venezuela and burnt after unloading the cargo in the northern Gao region, according to the UN drugs agency. He was arrested for cocaine trafficking in April 2013 ...

News Mali » Gao: Belgium deploys NH90s to Mali

News channel or source: http://www.janes.com/article/77770/belgium-deploys-nh90s-to-mali
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

After reassembling the NH90s and test flights, a 50-strong Belgian contingent was scheduled to deploy to Gao, north-eastern Mali, on 9 February to prepare to operate the NH90s in the medical evacuation (medevac) role starting in March. One Belgian and one ...

News Mali » Gao: Mali: People with disabilities brave the odds

News channel or source: https://reliefweb.int/report/mali/mali-people-disabilities-brave-odds
Publication date: uesday 06 February 2018

At 8am the doors have just opened to the orthopaedic centre in Gao, northern Mali, and already the first patients are making their way in, some on crutches, others in wheelchairs. Ahmed Sah, assistant physiotherapist and the sole State employee at the ICRC ...

News Mali » Gao: Shifting relationships, growing threats: A who’s who of insurgent groups in the Sahel

News channel or source: http://www.irinnews.org/analysis/2018/02/15/Sahel-militant-groups-Mali-Niger-threat
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Some of Mali’s armed groups signed a peace accord in 2015 (the country ... dozens of people were killed in a suicide attack – claimed by al-Mourabitoun – in the central town of Gao. The attack took place inside a camp housing both government ...

News Mali » Gao: Suicide blast kills dozens at army base in Mali's Gao

News channel or source: http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2017/01/mali-suicide-attack-kills-dozens-gao-military-camp-170118113919950.html
Publication date: Wednesday 18 January 2017

Dozens dead in car-bomb attack at camp housing government soldiers and rival armed groups in northern city of Gao. Dozens of people have been killed in a car bombing at a military camp in the northern city of Gao in Mali. The area houses government ...

News Mali » Gao: Inside Mali's human-trafficking underworld in Gao

News channel or source: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-32359142
Publication date: onday 20 April 2015

The city of Gao in north-eastern Mali is the gateway to the Sahara for many African migrants seeking to get to Europe. But crossing the desert can be as dangerous as crossing the Mediterranean - and a group of young men in a backstreet compound sit ...

News Mali » Gao: Broken limbs, torn lives in northern Mali

News channel or source: http://www.cnn.com/2013/01/24/world/africa/mali-victims-speak-out/index.html
Publication date: Wednesday 23 January 2013

Broken limbs. Broken hearts. "For the Islamists, a human being is like an ant you squash, like an animal you slaughter," said Sedou Sangare, a resident of the northern town of Gao. Read more: What's behind the instability in Mali? Gao was once a vibrant ...

News Mali » Gao: France begins major strike on Mali Islamists near Gao

News channel or source: http://www.france24.com/en/20130408-france-mali-islamists-major-operation-gustav-gao/
Publication date: onday 08 April 2013

A force of 1,000 French soldiers backed by tanks, drones and air support launched a major operation on Sunday in a river valley near Gao, northeastern Mali's largest city and once a stronghold of the country's al Qaeda-linked Islamist militants. A French ...

News Mali » Gao: Inside Mali's human-trafficking underworld in Gao

News channel or source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-32359142
Publication date: onday 20 April 2015

These are external links and will open in a new window The city of Gao in north-eastern Mali is the gateway to the Sahara for many African migrants seeking to get to Europe. But crossing the desert can be as dangerous as crossing the Mediterranean - and a ...