Mali

By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 19th, 2013
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The Perils of Western “Democracy” From Ethiopia to Mali by THOMAS C. MOUNTAIN Divide and rule is a law of imperialism and western style “democracy” is how imperialism implements this law in neocolonial Africa. It’s called “elections” and with it’s winner take all diktats division, conflic...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
May 7th, 2013
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NIAMEY — A Nigerian warplane crashed in Niger on Monday, from where it was conducting military operations in neighbouring Mali, and the two pilots were killed, Nigeria’s army said in a statement. The fighter jet was part of Nigeria’s air fleet engaged with an African force battling hardli...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Apr 25th, 2013
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Source: France 24 Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn was elected as chairman of the African Union in January. Since then, he has to deal with the war in Mali. After months of fighting, the country still needs the international community’s military support and faces a food crisis. Moreover,...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 17th, 2013
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Chad was supposed to be the backbone of the African-led force in Mali. And, until now, that’s exactly what it has been, providing the only African soldiers trained and trusted for combat operations in the tricky desert war against experienced Islamist militants. Chad’s shock decision to withdraw its ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Mali
Apr 12th, 2013
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Mali and its international partners need to seize the moment for national dialogue to forestall renewed political and security crises. Mali: Security, Dialogue and Meaningful Reform, the latest report from the International Crisis Group, examines the situation in Mali after France’s military interven...
By IndepthAfrica
In Mali
Apr 12th, 2013
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(IRIN) – Hunger in Mali has reached crisis levels in the northern Kidal Region and has reached critical levels in Gao and Timbuktu regions, according to food security agencies and the government’s early warning body. One in five households in Gao and Timbuktu are facing severe food shortages, w...
By IndepthAfrica
In Mali
Apr 12th, 2013
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By Karafillis Giannoulis Diango Sissoko, the Malian interim Prime Minister has promised that elections in Mali will take place in July. Sissoko visited Gao in Northern Mali. This was the first visit by a senior government in the region since the French forces freed Gao from all the al Qaeda linked re...
By IndepthAfrica
In Mali
Apr 9th, 2013
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ABUJA — The European Union on Tuesday pledged 50 million euros ($65 million) in support for the African force tasked with helping fight Islamist rebels in Mali. The international community in January promised to provide $455 million dollars to support the force, known as the International Support Mis...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 9th, 2013
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Mali Operation: Revised Approaches Alexander Mezyaev, Strategic Culture Foundation, It’s the third month since French troops entered Mali. The action entailed the involvement of the African-led International Support Mission to Mali (AFISMA), an Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) organ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Mali
Mar 31st, 2013
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Islamist militants have launched an attack on Timbuktu in northern Mali, penetrating the city center. French forces have deployed to help the Malian military repel the Islamist fighters. Malian troops evacuated the regional governor and two foreign journalists from Hotel Colombe in Timbuktu’s c...