IOM Responds to Floods in Mali

GENEVA, Switzerland, September 3, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Heavy rains in the Malian capital Bamako last week left a confirmed number of 34 deaths and about 1,539 families affected (approximately 13,851 people) in two of the six communes of the city. The Government of Mali through the General Directorate of Civil Protection (DGPC) has […]

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Mali lures civil servants to the north with cash

Mali lures civil servants to the north with cash BAMAKO, 21 August (IRIN) – Mali is offering cash incentives to prompt public servants to return to the northern Gao, Kidal and Timbuktu regions they fled during the Islamist rebel take-over and conflict that followed the March 2012 coup. Around 300 government workers are eligible for […]

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Mali – Statement by the ACP Secretary-General on the presidential election

BRUSSELS, Kingdom of Belgium, August 21, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Secretary-General of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States H.E Alahaji Muhammad Mumuni expressed delight at the smooth conduct of the two Presidential election rounds held in Mali on 28 July and 11 August 2013. The just ended electoral process in Mali […]

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The African Union welcomes the smooth holding of the Second round of the Presidential Election in Mali

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, August 14, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU), Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, warmly welcomes the successful holding of the second round of the presidential election in Mali, which took place on 11 August 2013. In this regard, she commends all the actors involved in […]

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Statement by the Press Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the Presidential Election in the Republic of Mali

TOKYO, Japan, August 6, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Japan welcomes the fact that the presidential election took place in the Republic of Mali on July 28 in a peaceful manner with the participation of more than a half of eligible voters.   This election represents an important step towards restoration of constitutional order and […]

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Analysis: Mali’s aid problem

Analysis: Mali’s aid problem BAMAKO, 5 August 2013 (IRIN) – There is little discernible economic infrastructure on the 635km drive from Mali’s capital, Bamako, to the central town of Mopti, except for speed bumps and checkpoints where local vendors congregate to target vehicles as they slow. Rusted signs and faded banners from international donors dot […]

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