Tag archive for ‘Mali’
By admin On Wednesday, May 15th, 2013

Malian children face education crisis

  Conflict disrupts schools By Kingsley Ighobor While the world remains focused on ending Mali’s conflict following rebel incursions into the northern part of the country early last year, there are about More...

By admin On Friday, April 5th, 2013

Mali: Successful Intervention must address the Root Issues

While French and now African troops battle Islamist insurgents in Mali’s north, the government in the southern capital of Bamako plans to hold nationwide elections in July 2013. Will this latest stumble towards More...

By admin On Thursday, February 21st, 2013

Hope for Mali’s Gao residents as road opens

  Gao villagers a chance for survival. Since military intervention began over a month ago in northern Mali, the city of Gao has been cut off from major markets, leading to shortages of basic goods, skyrocketing More...

By admin On Thursday, February 21st, 2013

Hands off Algeria

  The War in Mali is seen by some as an excuse by the West to re-establish neocolonialism Editorial by Louisa Hanoune. Less than a week after the start of the French military intervention in Mali, the Tiguentourine More...

By admin On Thursday, February 14th, 2013

Mali -What Next?

The French military offensive in Mali halted militant Islamists’ drive southwards and dislodged them from parts of the northern region, but the fight is far from over, and the country’s future unsure. IRIN More...

By admin On Saturday, February 2nd, 2013

Inter-communal violence in Mali

Ethnic Tuaregs and Arabs in towns across central and northern Mali, including Gao and Timbuktu, have been fleeing into the desert or to neighbouring countries as their houses and shops are looted or they are hunted More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

No Dance for Zambia

Chipolopolo celebrate the Nations Cup win in the last tournament 2012, with coach Hey. Zambia’s Chipolopolo, became only the second team in the history of the tournament to be eliminated in the group stages.  More...