May 272014
 
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Mali visits the AU

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Mali visits the African Union – The AU and Mali underline the importance of the Algiers preparatory meeting ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, May 27, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The African Union (AU) Commissioner for Peace and Security, Ambassador Smail Chergui, today received, at the AU Headquarters, Mr. Abdoulaye Diop, […]

May 272014
 
Ambassador Conze becomes head of the EU civilian mission in Mali

Ambassador Conze becomes head of the EU civilian mission in Mali (EUCAP Sahel Mali) BERLIN, Germany, May 27, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — German Ambassador Albrecht Conze is to become the first head of the EU civilian mission in Mali (EUCAP Sahel Mali). His appointment underlines the Federal Government’s continued engagement in cooperation with Mali […]

May 262014
 

GENEVA, Switzerland, May 26, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Fifty people detained in connection with recent clashes in Kidal have been visited by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). The detainees, 32 of whom are being held by the High Council for the Unity of Azawad and the 18 others by the National […]

May 222014
 

GENEVA, Switzerland, May 22, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is concerned about the humanitarian consequences of recent fighting in northern Mali. Twenty people injured in clashes in Kidal and a further three injured in demonstrations in the city of Gao are being provided with care by an […]

May 202014
 
UK FCO Minister condemns fighting and kidnappings by rebels in Mali

LONDON, United-Kingdom, May 20, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — FCO Minister Mark Simmonds condemns fighting in Mali, calls for peace talks to begin immediately and urges the release of all hostages.   FCO Minister for Africa, Mark Simmonds, said;   “I strongly condemn the attacks that took place in Kidal on Saturday that led to […]

Violence in Northern Mali

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May 192014
 
Violence in Northern Mali

WASHINGTON, May 19, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Press Statement Jen Psaki Department Spokesperson Washington, DC May 18, 2014     In recent days, the outbreak of violence in Kidal, Mali, has killed at least one government security official, injured civilians and UN peacekeepers, and resulted in the seizure of government buildings and the taking […]

May 192014
 
Mali : AU condemns the incidents that took place in Kidal

  Photo by lewebafricain ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, May 19, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU), Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, strongly condemns the violent incidents that took place in Kidal on 16 and 17 May 2014, during the visit of the Prime Minister of the Republic of […]

May 162014
 
Mali, Togo Share Good Practices on Diaspora Management

GENEVA, Switzerland, May 16, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Representatives of the Togolese Government have completed a three-day study visit to Mali to share information on good practices related to the management of diasporas. The visit, organized by IOM, was designed to share Mali’s experience in the management of its diaspora and to support Togolese […]

May 142014
 
Mali : Commissioner Piebalgs visit

Commissioner Piebalgs visits Mali on anniversary of donor conference to launch new projects BRUSSELS, Kingdom of Belgium, May 14, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — One year after the Donors’ Conference for Mali that was held in Brussels on 15 May 2013 and raised 3.3 billion euro to support the reconstruction of the country, EU Development […]

May 062014
 
Mali: Tackling scabies outbreaks in prisons

GENEVA, Switzerland, May 5, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Over 2,600 detainees have been treated for scabies in an eradication campaign run by the Malian prison authorities, with the support of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), in the prisons of Sikasso, Kati and Bamako. “During our most recent prison visits, we realized […]