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· May, 2012

Stories about Mali from May, 2012

Africa: Music From Saharan Cellphones

Mali: A President Assaulted, a Nation in Turmoil

A rapidly escalating crisis has taken over Mali, including a recent assault on the interim president in his palace. All indicators seem to point towards a prolonged situation, although voices...

Mali: Coup Leader Sanogo To be Sworn in as New Interim President

Mali: Protests Call for National Unity in Gao and Timbuktu

Following protests in Timbuktu in April 2012, citizens of the city of Gao have taken to the streets to protest about the demands and orders imposed by the Islamic groups...

Mauritania: Al Qaeda Execution Stirs Debate

A YouTube video posted on the Al Akhbar website on May 12 has angered Mauritanians. The video shows a 40-year-old Mauritanian man being interrogated by members of Al Qaeda, who...

Mali: Interim President Injured as Protesters Enter Presidential Palace

Mali: Junta Aims to Take Back Control after Caretaker President's Term

Mali: Ansar Dine Islamists Wish to Salvage School Year in Gao

Mali: 22 killed as Fighting Continues between Military Junta and Loyalists

Africa: Calls for Transparency Over Marked Increase in Land Deals

Almost 5% of Africa's agricultural land has been bought or leased by investors since 2000. Observers are increasingly worried about the fact that such land deals usually take place in...

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