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By IndepthAfrica
In Mali
Feb 6th, 2013
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BAMAKO — Cries of disappointment erupted in Bamako on Wednesday as Nigeria thrashed Mali, dashing hopes of a football win to lighten the mood of a nation entangled in a bitter war against religious extremists. “Ah, poor Mali!” moaned supporters glued to small television screens in a Bamak...
By IndepthAfrica
In Mali
Jan 27th, 2013
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Lindsey Hilsum on International Affairs He was a thin, bewildered kid in a filthy yellow-beige tunic and loose trousers. Someone had given him a heavy khaki military jacket with a fake sheepskin collar which came down below his knees. As the policeman brought him out to meet journalists, I saw a flic...
By IndepthAfrica
In Mali
Sep 6th, 2012
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By: VOA By Anne Look Mali’s interim leader Dioncounda Traore requested thatthe West African regional bloc ECOWAS provide “military assistance” to recover occupied territory in the north and fight terrorism. The reported request was made in a letter delivered to Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara...