Mon, 14 Oct 2019 07:57:42 GMT
UN Food Depot in Mali Vandalized
[VOA] A demonstration in central Mali Saturday turned from protests about the deployment of Malian troops to Burkina Faso to the looting of a nearby U.N. supply depot, VOA's French to Africa service and the United Nations said.

Tue, 08 Oct 2019 09:29:35 GMT
Cotton Is Trade and That's Why It Matters
[ITC] From Africa to China, cotton remains an important commodity across the world, but four states from West Africa - Benin, Burkina Faso, Chad and Mali (also known as the Cotton 4 countries) - have taken the initiative and applied to the United Nat...

Tue, 08 Oct 2019 09:30:43 GMT
Mali - Detainee Restraints Causing Grievous Injuries
[HRW] Some Malian military units are using a method to restrain detainees during counterterrorism operations that has led to amputations and other serious injuries, Human Rights Watch said today. The Defense Ministry should urgently adopt internation...

Mon, 07 Oct 2019 05:40:46 GMT
UN Peacekeeper Dies, Three Injured As Convoy Hits Explosive Device
[UN News] The UN Secretary-General has strongly condemned two separate attacks on Sunday against the organization's Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) which left one peacekeeper dead and four others injured.

Sun, 06 Oct 2019 16:57:54 GMT
Mali President Dismisses Coup Speculation
[RFI] Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has rejected as speculation talk of a military coup after recent jihadist attacks left dozens of soldiers dead.