· October, 2006

Stories about Mali from October, 2006

Mali: the music of Ali Farka Toure

  20 October 2006

Matsuli music remembers the great Malian musician, Ali Farka Toure: “Cancer claimed Ali Farka Toure's life earlier this year. I'm thankful we can continue to feel his presence in the recordings he has left behind. Nick Gold and the producer Jerry Boys captured some of his greatest moments for the...

Africa: opening door to African cinema

  19 October 2006

“For decades, African cinema has been poised for the kind of international breakthrough that Asian and Middle Eastern films have enjoyed. There are lots of stories to be told and there have been directors willing and able to tell them, but the financial resources available to filmmakers on other continents...

Mali: Geekcorps ICT projects in rural Mali

  2 October 2006

Sociolingo writes about Geekcorps in Mali, “Geekcorps Mali has done sterling work here in rural communities developing sustainable ICT solutions through radio stations improving content creation and delivery. They have also given technical assistance to local NGOs and USAID partners. Their results have been impressive.”