Mali

UN says Canada needs more helicopters to fully meet its peacekeeping commitments in Mali

Canada is taking over a key role in the peacekeeping mission in Mali, but United Nations officials worry it may not be able to fully implement its …

Military

Mali: ce qu'il faut savoir de l’évasion de 25 détenus de la prison de Ouelessebougou

West Africa

SEVERAL LOUD EXPLOSIONS ROCK NORTHERN MALI CITY OF TIMBUKTU NEAR...

April 22, 2018 / 3:39 PM / Updated 20 hours ago<p>SEVERAL LOUD EXPLOSIONS ROCK NORTHERN MALI CITY OF TIMBUKTU NEAR U.N. AND FRENCH BASE THAT WAS ATTACKED LAST WEEKEND - RESIDENT AND U.N. SOURCE

North Africa

UPDATE 2-Rockets shake Mali's Timbuktu, no casualties - French army

(Adds details from French army)<p>BAMAKO/PARIS, April 22 (Reuters) - Homemade rockets shook the northern Mali city of Timbuktu on Sunday near U.N. and French military bases where Islamist militants launched a deadly suicide raid last weekend, France’s army said.<p>No one was hurt this time around as the …

North Africa

Mali: Barkhane revient sur sa collaboration avec la MINUSMA et les groupes signataires

West Africa

World celebrates Earth Day, but in Mali environmentalism still seen as a Western problem by RFI - Listen to music

Environmentalism

MPs ask questions about Mali combat – senior Canadian officer says combat debate “nonsensical”

The Conservative government’s defence critic says it is inappropriate for a senior Canadian Forces officer to question the right of MPs to raise …

Canada

Al-Qaida claims deadly attack on French, UN forces in Mali

Al-Qaida extremists have claimed responsibility for an attack in northern Mali that killed a U.N. peacekeeper and wounded seven French soldiers.<p>SITE …

Extremism

PRESS PLAY: 7 Songs From Mali Music That Make The Perfect Additions To Your Ultimate R&B Playlist

2018 ESSENCE Fest performer Mali Music has so many songs that we can't get enough of, it's hard to choose!<p><b>ESSENCE Festival 2018 tickets are on sale</b> …

New Orleans

Strike halts gold output at two Randgold mines in Mali - union | Reuters

BAMAKO, April 19 (Reuters) - A workers’ strike in Mali has halted gold production at two mines run by Randgold Resources since Wednesday, a senior union official told Reuters on Thursday.<p>The strike at the Loulo and Gounkoto mines was related to the payment of bonuses and would continue until the …

North Africa

Violence Pushes Malians Into Burkina Faso

Violence Pushes Malians Into Burkina FasoThe United Nations says ethnic violence in central Mali has driven 3,000 people into northern Burkina Faso, …

Africa

China to send 395 peacekeepers to Mali

China will dispatch 395 peacekeepers in May to Mali for one year on a UN mission.<p>[File photo: IC]<p>Officially formed on Wednesday, the battalion will …

News (China)

Mali:Ethnic Violence Pushes Malians Into Burkina Faso Crisis Zone

(Photo: P.Breu/ DW)DakarEthnic violence in central Mali has driven 3,000 people into northern Burkina Faso since February, straining dwindling food …

Africa

Being Survey Ambassador Sai Mali Ananth

<b>Sai Mali Ananth is one of</b> <b>dozens</b> <b>of Columbia Student Well-Being Survey Ambassadors from across the University.</b><p>My field of study, Operations Research …

Columbia University

Canada Commits Peacekeepers to Mali, but Still Falls Short of Trudeau’s Promises

In mid-March, Canada announced it would be sending 250 troops and six helicopters on a 12-month deployment to support the United Nations peacekeeping …

Canada

Mali: ouverture à Bamako de la Conférence internationale de la Cour Justice de la CEDEAO

West Africa

Mali violence drives thousands to Burkina Faso

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is alarmed at a spike in intercommunal violence in central Mali which over the past weeks has driven some 3,000 people …

Africa

Mali : plus de 3.000 réfugiés au Burkina Faso à la suite de violences dans la région de Mopti

Africa

Video: Embedded with French troops in eastern Mali

Just this weekend, seven French troops in Mali were injured and one UN peacekeeper killed in a four-hour rocket, mortar and car bomb attack on their camp at Timbuktu airport. Five years after the French army intervened in Mali to stop an Islamist insurgency, our reporters Claire Paccalin and Fanny …

Africa

French army describes 'underhanded' extremist attack in Mali

A deadly extremist attack on a UN military camp in northern Mali was "particularly sophisticated and underhanded", the French army has said.<p>Officials …

Extremism

Justin Trudeau arrives in Paris, discusses Mali peacekeeping mission with Michaelle Jean

The head of the Francophonie, former Canadian governor general Michaelle Jean, thanked Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday for joining the …

Canadian News

UN Condemns Killing of Peacekeeper in Mali

The United Nations Security Council has condemned in "the strongest terms" a deadly extremist attack Saturday on a U.N. military camp in northern …

Africa

UN chief, Security Council condemn deadly attack on peacekeepers in Mali

The United Nations Secretary-General is calling on political leaders in Mali to ensure those responsible for a deadly assault on peacekeepers serving …

Africa

Fighters disguised as peacekeepers attack UN base in Mali

At least one peacekeeper killed and dozen others wounded in twin suicide attack in Timbuktu, UN mission says.<p>At least one UN peacekeeper has been killed and a dozen others wounded in a twin suicide attack on a base in the northern Malian town of Timbuktu, the UN mission said.<p>Fighters also fired …

Africa

Mali militants attack bases disguised as UN peacekeepers - BBC News

Getty Images<p>UN peacekeepers stand guard at a hotel entrance in Bamako, Mali, in 2015.<p>A rocket and car bomb attack on French and UN soldiers in Mali has left one person dead and many others injured.<p>Militants disguised as UN peacekeepers - in distinctive blue helmets and driving a vehicle marked with …

Extremism

Spaceli Vietnam Ft Mali Smith - Crew Love ( Prod. Matthew Ali )

Vietnam

Several French soldiers injured in latest Mali attack

A rocket and car bomb attack struck French and UN bases in Mali on Saturday in the latest manifestation of a rise in jihadist violence, despite attempts to stabilise the country by mainly French-led military forces.<p>Saturday’s attack targeted a French military camp and the UN MINUSMA peacekeeping …

Africa

Rais Clarke Mendes on Radio Regent, with DJ Kool Breeze

Mali

Moussa Mara, Candidate At The Next Presidential Elections In Mali

Moussa Mara, Candidate at the next presidential elections in Mali, is expected as speaker at the conference on the theme: “What role for Africa and …

Africa

Canada rejects UN request to hasten Mali deployment

OTTAWA (CANADA) (AFP) -<p>Canada is still "several months" away from deploying peacekeepers to Mali in support of a UN mission, an official said Thursday, rejecting a UN envoy's call to accelerate its plans.<p>"Details regarding the final structure and chain of command of the Canadian mission in Mali are …

Africa