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U.S. Impatient With Weak African Response to Mali Crisis

Despite growing western concerns about the continuing reign in northern Mali by an Al Qaeda-linked group, analysts here say it will take months before...

Regional Confrontation Looms in Mali

Support in the UN and Europe is growing for a west African military force to push out the entrenched Arab terrorists and drug dealing...

African Union Chief Hold Talks Aimed at Resolving Mali Crisis

The African Union Commission Chairperson, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma is in Mali for a meeting aimed at resolving the Malian crisis. The meeting will be...

Mali: Girl Whipped for Speaking to Men

A teenaged girl received 60 lashes in Timbuktu after Arab Islamist extremists who have taken control of northern Mali, convicted her of speaking to...

Arab Terrorists Using Rape, Drug Money to Control Northern Mali

Arab terrorists who seized northern Mali earlier this year are maintaining their control through fear and drug money, imposing an extremist version of Muslim...

Algeria Committing ‘State Terrorism’ And Atrocities In Northern Mali

AFRICANGLOBE - What began ostensibly in January 2012 as just another invasion by the Sahara desert's Tuareg tribesmen has evolved into what media commentators are calling 'Africa's Afghanistan'. The Tuareg inhabit the Central Sahara and Sahel. Their population is estimated at 2-3 millions. Their largest numbers, some 800,000, live in Mali, followed by Niger, with smaller concentrations in Algeria, Burkina Faso and Libya. In addition, a diaspora extends to Europe, North America, other parts of North and West Africa, the Sahel and beyond.

Understanding Algeria’s Hidden Hand in the Mali Crisis

After years of calling for greater military action in northern Mali, Algeria is now advocating a negotiated solution. Why the apparent change the heart? In...

France to Propose Mali Resolution at UN

France will soon propose a resolution to the Security Council paving the way for United Nations approval of military intervention in Mali, the French...

Mali: Towards Intervention in Mali

After weeks of shuttle diplomacy, speculation and contradictory signals, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) now have the backing of the Malian...

The World Remains Calm While Mali Burns

During my journey to Mali few years back, I discovered why the world seemed unconcerned with what is going on in Mali today: Mali...

Mali: UN Takes Up Intervention Plan On Mali

The United Nations Security Council on Wednesday began to debate a plan to deploy West African peacekeeping troops to tackle the six-month Arab insurgency...

West African Leaders Finalize Blueprint for Intervention in Mali

The West African Economic Community (ECOWAS) and the government of Mali have agreed on the conditions of a military operation in northern Mali. On...

Arab Terrorists Forcibly Recruiting Children in Mali

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) today warned of reports that Arab terrorist groups in northern Mali are increasingly recruiting and using children for...

Mali: Timbuktu – the End of Tourism?

Mali's crisis may have ruinous long-term effects on the socio-economic prospects of one of the world's most fabled cities. Northern Mali is no stranger to...

The Sad Decline of Mali

Drug money, corruption and jihadists have pushed one of Africa's most admired democracies into crisis. What has happened to Mali? Ancient tombs desecrated in Timbuktu,...

Journalist Beaten After Preventing Islamist Savage From Amputating Man’s Arm in...

A Malian radio presenter is in "intense pain" in hospital in Gao on after a severe beating by Arab terrorists who control the northern...