Mali

Discover the Dogon languages of Mali

For those interested in the Dogon peoples of Mali this report by Roger Blench may be of interest.

Categories: AFRICA, LINGUISTICS, Mali

Discover shopping in Mali : Medina Coura Market Bamako

Medina Coura market is a bit like an iceberg. The bit you see from the street is just the tip – it goes for what seems like kilometres back from the road with windy passageways between the myriad stores.

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Mali – AFISMA Head of Mission visits Timbuktu

AFISMA Head of Mission visits Timbuktu and reiterates the need for dialogue and reconciliation in Mali ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, May 24, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU) and Head of the African-led International Support Mission in Mali (AFISMA), former President Pierre Buyoya, […]

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Press statement of the 376th PSC meeting on the situation in Mali

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, May 17, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU), at its 376thmeeting held on 16May 2013, was briefed by the Commissioner for Peace and Security on the latest developments in the situation in Mali. Council further took note of the statements made by […]

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Spindelegger: Working together for a new Mali

Spindelegger: “Working together for a new Mali” / Austria provides aid at International Donor Conference for Mali VIENNA, Austria, May 16, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The international community has set the way ahead for the time after armed conflict in Mali. The political and security crisis in Mali has been a matter of concern […]

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Parliamentary Secretary Lois Brown at a high-level Mali Donors’ Conference

Parliamentary Secretary Lois Brown at a high-level Mali Donors’ Conference BRUSSELS, Kingdom of Belgium, May 16, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — May 15, 2013 Brussels, Belgium   As a long-standing friend of Mali, Canada is committed to helping the people of Mali.   Last January, Canada responded to immediate needs with urgent, life-saving assistance.   […]

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Canada remains committed to the development of Mali

BRUSSELS, Kingdom of Belgium, May 15, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — As a leading donor, Canada will continue to provide food and basic health services to the people of Mali. Today, Lois Brown, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Cooperation, on behalf of the Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of International Cooperation, reaffirmed Canada’s support […]

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Mali : Transformation of AFISMA into UN Mission

Regional defence chiefs charged on successful transformation of AFISMA into UN Mission in Mali ABUJA, Nigeria, May 13, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Cote d’Ivoire’s Minister in charge of Defence in the office of the President, Mr. Paul Koffi Koffi has urged regional chiefs of defence staff to make recommendations for the seamless transformation of […]

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Mali : AU and ECOWAS support to Mali’s Transition

AFISMA Head of Mission meets with Mali’s Independent National Electoral Bodies and reiterates AU and ECOWAS support to Mali’s Transition ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, May 10, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission and Head of the African-led International Support Mission in Mali (AFISMA), former President […]

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AFISMA Head of Mission praises African Forces serving in Mali and elsewhere in the Continent

AFISMA Head of Mission praises African Forces serving in Mali and elsewhere in the Continent BAMAKO, Mali, April 15, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission and Head of the African-led International Support Mission in Mali (AFISMA), former President Pierre Buyoya, has commended the African […]

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Mali : AU welcomes establishment of Reconciliation and Dialogue Commission

The African Union welcomes the establishment of the Reconciliation and Dialogue Commission in Mali ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, April 15, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU), Dr. NkosazanaDlamini-Zuma, is closely following the evolution of the political and security situation in Mali. In this regard, she expresses satisfaction […]

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Sweden resumes aid to Mali

Sweden resumes aid to Mali STOCKHOLM, Sweden, April 12, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — On Thursday 11 April, the Government decided to gradually resume bilateral development cooperation with Mali within the framework of the bilateral development cooperation strategy. This is in light of the fact that there has been progress in the political process in […]

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