· July, 2007

Stories about Mali from July, 2007

World Ponders the 7 New Wonders

  16 July 2007

On July 7, 2007, the world elected a list of “New 7 Wonders”. Chosen by global vote via internet, telephone and SMS, many argue that the election was unfair and favored the broadband-connected West (how else would you explain the Statue of Liberty being one of the 21 finalists?). The...

Africa: The New 7 Wonders of the World: Where is Africa?

  9 July 2007

The New 7 Wonders of the World have been announced. Oluniyi Ajao has one simple quiestion, Where is Africa?: “It is unthinkable that no edifice/site in the entire African continent made it to the final 7. How could it have been when only Timbuktu in Mali made it to the...

Mali: Timbuktu – one of the new seven wonders of the world?

  3 July 2007

Timbuktu might become one of the new seven wonders of the world: “Reasons given for the need to create new Seven Wonders was that, the current ones are all gone with the exception of the pyramids of Giza. Thus, only few people could remember them. Interestingly, Timbuktu in Mali is...