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[Deutsche Welle] Mali has a difficult international image: it still struggles to control the country’s north and the investment climate is often deemed unfriendly. Will a forum change all that?

[Deutsche Welle] Mali has a difficult international image: it still struggles to control the country's north and the investment climate is often deemed unfriendly. Will a forum change all that?

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

Four Peacekeepers Killed in Two Deadly Attacks Against UN Mission in Mali

[UN News] Four United Nations peacekeepers and a member of the Malian armed forces were killed and 21 others were wounded on Friday in what Secretary-General António Guterres called “outrageous” attacks against the UN mission in the country.

[UN News] Four United Nations peacekeepers and a member of the Malian armed forces were killed and 21 others were wounded on Friday in what Secretary-General António Guterres called "outrageous" attacks against the UN mission in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

Peacekeepers Increasingly Caught in Mali Crossfire

[CAJ News] Bamako -THE killing of more than 80 peacekeepers in Mali has prompted calls for the United Nations to increase its presence in the West African country. The UN Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) is also hampered by crucial funding gaps …

[CAJ News] Bamako -THE killing of more than 80 peacekeepers in Mali has prompted calls for the United Nations to increase its presence in the West African country. The UN Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) is also hampered by crucial funding gaps in equipment and expertise. Of the 170 peacekeepers killed while serving in UN missions globally since the beginning of 2013 up to the end of September this year, 86 were with MINUSMA. "We need to do more in terms of training, how the force is organized, and modalities of how w

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Mali Twist – the Largest Ever Exhibition of Malian Photographer Malick Sidibé’s Work

[This is Africa] Fondation Cartier in Paris, France pour l’art contemporain presents Mali Twist*, the largest ever solo exhibition of works by the renowned Malian photographer Malick Sidibé, known as the Eye of Bamako. Fondation Cartier is staging the largest ever exhibition of Sidibé’s work, which includes over 300 images taken from the early 1960s to 80s.

[This is Africa] Fondation Cartier in Paris, France pour l'art contemporain presents Mali Twist*, the largest ever solo exhibition of works by the renowned Malian photographer Malick Sidibé, known as the Eye of Bamako. Fondation Cartier is staging the largest ever exhibition of Sidibé's work, which includes over 300 images taken from the early 1960s to 80s.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

Govt to Probe Military’s Violations Against Civilians

[CAJ News] Bamako -HUMAN rights groups have welcomed Mali’s stated commitment to investigate alleged abuse of civilians by the security forces. The Defense Ministry announced the commitment, which Human Rights Watch (HRW) hailed as a meaningful step to…

[CAJ News] Bamako -HUMAN rights groups have welcomed Mali's stated commitment to investigate alleged abuse of civilians by the security forces. The Defense Ministry announced the commitment, which Human Rights Watch (HRW) hailed as a meaningful step towards accountability. Last month, HRW documented how military counterterrorism operations in central Mali this year allegedly resulted in numerous human rights violations, including extrajudicial killings, enforced disappearances,torture, and arbitrary arrests against alleged s

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Defense Ministry Promises Abuse Inquiry

[HRW] The Mali Defense Ministry’s stated commitment to investigate serious alleged abuses by the security forces during operations in central Mali is a meaningful step toward accountability, Human Rights Watch said today.

[HRW] The Mali Defense Ministry's stated commitment to investigate serious alleged abuses by the security forces during operations in central Mali is a meaningful step toward accountability, Human Rights Watch said today.

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Jihadists Kill UN Peacekeepers in Mali

[CAJ News] Bamako -THE United Nations mission in Mali (Minusma) has mourned the killing of three peacekeepers by rebel groups in the country. The peacekeepers from Chad were killed when their vehicle escorting a MINUSMA logistics convoy hit an explosiv…

[CAJ News] Bamako -THE United Nations mission in Mali (Minusma) has mourned the killing of three peacekeepers by rebel groups in the country. The peacekeepers from Chad were killed when their vehicle escorting a MINUSMA logistics convoy hit an explosive device in the northern Kidal region. Abdoulaye Ali Abderassoul, Ndonodji Issackar Laysam and Nadjibaye Jacob Djibiya, lost their lives. "These brave peacekeepers have chosen to leave their families and countries to serve in Mali," said Mahamat Saleh Annadif, head of Minusma.

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Guterres Strongly Condemns Deadly Attack Against UN Mission Convoy

[UN News] Secretary-General António Guterres has strongly condemned today’s attack against a logistic convoy of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA), which left three peacekeepers dead and two injured.

[UN News] Secretary-General António Guterres has strongly condemned today's attack against a logistic convoy of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA), which left three peacekeepers dead and two injured.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali