Stories about Mali from June, 2010
Mali: World Cup Fans React to Referee's Controversial Call
the decision by Malian referee Koman Coulibaly to disallow a US goal has caused a major stir at the World Cup. Many Bloggers were outraged by the call while others ask for a bit of perspective.
Mali : Chasing TV Sets to Follow the World Cup
In Mali, the World Cup provides a great business opportunity for television repairmen. Boukary Konate, blogging at Fasokan, interviews [Fr] two of them in Korofina, a district of Bamako.
50 Years Later, Independence and the Resource Curse in Francophone Africa
Francophone Africa is celebrating 50 years of independence in 2010. Many Africans voices are wondering out loud what is there to celebrate, given the mediocre level of human development achieved since independence.