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 […]

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 […]

AU on 1st round of the Presidential election in Mali

The African Union welcomes the successful conduct of the 1st round of the Presidential election in Mali ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, August 5, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU), Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, followed closely the first round of the presidential election […]