All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Mali’

Ebola in Mali: Virus Continues to Spread in West Africa

As the World Health Organization (WHO) and other organizations struggle to contain Ebola in West Africa, the virus is continuing to spread. The current outbreak is the largest Ebola outbreak in history. More than 4,800 people have died of Ebola since the outbreak began in March. Most of the nearly 10,000 Ebola cases diagnosed during the current outbreak have come …

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Mali Mass Grave Linked to General Amadou Sanogo

Twenty-one bodies have been found in a mass grave located in Mali’s Diago village. The bodies have not been identified; however, the location near a military camp has led authorities to link the grave to the March 2012 coup led by General Amadou Sanogo and subsequent attempted April 2012 counter-coup. During the coup, two warring factions supported different leaders. Those …

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Mali Explosion: Will Terror Spread to Europe and America?

In the aftermath of suicide bombings in the vicinity of a military camp in Mali’s northern city of Timbuktu on Saturday, Malian armed forces and Islamic separatists exchanged heavy gunfire in the center of the northern town of Kidal on Sunday. Mali, a former French colonial subject, was cobbled together by combining real estate from Arab-Berber dominated North-Africa and Black …

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Mali Explosion Caused by Suicide Bombers in Kidal

The AP reported this morning that an explosion rocked a UN World Food Programme storage facility in the town of Kidal in northern Mali. Two civilians died in the attacks and seven others were wounded by shrapnel. The targeted building was blown apart, and Daouda Maiga, an official from Kidal, said that aid supplies were being stored in the building. …

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