Nigeria to Export 400 Locally Made Vehicles to Mali
[Daily Trust] The Charge'd Affair of Nigeria in Mali, Yara Abdulsalam, says an indigenous motor manufacturing company, Innoson Motors, has signed MoU with a Malian firm to export 400 locally made vehicles to Mali.
Gambia Savaged in Mali
[Foroyaa] Gambia's CHAN team got taught a footballing lesson to forget in Bamako after losing 4-0 to Mali on Saturday.
Gambians Reactions to Scorpions Humiliating 4-0 Defeat to Mali
[Daily Observer] Gambians were left disappointed, dumb-founded and surprised, not just by the away-defeat, but certainly the 4-0 score line that the CHAN Team suffered in the hands of their Malian equivalents in the first round of the qualifiers for the CHAN tournament in Kenya next year.
Gambia National Chan Team Arrive in Bamako for Chan Qualifiers Against Mali
[The Point] The Gambia National CHAN team on Tuesday 18 July 2017 arrived in Bamako for their crunch 2018 CHAN qualifiers second-leg tie away to Mali on Saturday 22 July 2017 in Bamako. The home-based Scorpions held series of training sessions prior to their Saturday's decisive 2017 CHAN qualifiers second-leg clash with local-based Eagles.
The Politics of Islam in Mali - Separating Myth From Reality
[ICG] Settling the place of Islam in Mali's society and politics is a less visible but longer-term challenge to the state than its rebellious north and stalled peace process. The government should work toward a partnership with religious authorities to enable them to play a stabilising role.
Malian Team More Experienced Than Gambia - GFF Prexy
[The Point] Lamin Kabba Bajo, president of the Gambia Football Federation (GFF), has said the Malian team has more experience than The Gambia in the 2018 CHAN qualifiers.
Thousands March Against Constitution Referendum
[Al Jazeera] Thousands of Malians have taken to the streets to protest against a planned referendum on constitutional changes that would give extra powers to President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, create new regions and recognise the Tuareg's ethnic homeland.
Mali Hold Gambia in CHAN Qualifiers
[The Point] Mali on Saturday shared spoils with The Gambia in the 2018 CHAN qualifiers after their goalless draw in the first-leg clash played at the Independence Stadium in Bakau.
Coach Alhagie Sarr Optimistic About Scoring Away Goal in Mali
[Daily Observer] Difficult and impossible as it could seem, but the head coach of the Local CHAN team, Alagie Sarr has expressed optimism about scoring an away goal in Bamako in their return leg of the CHAN Preliminary Qualifiers against the Malian side next weekend, after playing a goalless stalemate in the first leg in Banjul.
Gaffer Alagie Sarr Buoyed of Victory Against Mali
[Foroyaa] Gambia CHAN team coach Alagie Sarr is confident of picking the spoils against Mali's Eagles when they host them in Banjul on Saturday. Gambia faces Mali in a qualifier CHAN game with the first of a double-legged schedule billed to began this Saturday in Banjul.
GFF Event Management Committee Outlines Plans for Gambia, Mali Chan Qualifiers
[The Point] The Gambia Football Federation Event Management Committee has outlined plans for The Gambia's 2018 CHAN Qualifiers first-leg tie at home to Mali on Saturday 15 July 2017, at the Independence Stadium in Bakau.
Mali Arrive in Banjul for Chan Qualifiers Against Gambia
[The Point] Mali National CHAN team yesterday arrived in Banjul for their crucial 2018 CHAN qualifiers first-leg tie against The Gambia on Saturday 15 July 2017, at the Independence Stadium in Bakau.
Coach Alagie Sarr Briefs Press Prior to Gambia's Chan Qualifiers Against Mali
[The Point] The head coach of the Gambia National CHAN team, Alagie Sarr, yesterday briefed the media about the country's preparations prior to their 2018 CHAN qualifiers first leg at home to Mali on Saturday 15 July 2017, at the Independence Stadium in Bakau.
Family of SA Hostage in Mali Wants Him Out 'As Quickly As Possible'
[News24Wire] The family of Stephen McGown, a South African who has been held hostage in Mali for five-and-a-half years, hopes that government will negotiate his release soon following a new proof-of-life video released by AQIM (al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb), an Islamist militant organisation.
Al Qaeda Releases Hostage Video As Macron Attends Mali Anti-Jihad Meeting
[RFI] Al Qaeda's branch in Mali has released a video of six foreign hostages, including French naitonal Sophie P├ętronin, just before a visit by France's President Emmanuel Macron to finalise the establishment of a Sahel anti-jihadi force with the leaders of five Afican countries.
Macron in Mali for Talks With Leaders of Africa's Sahel
[Al Jazeera] French President Emmanuel Macron has arrived in Mali for talks with the leaders of five countries across Africa's Sahel region to support a new 5,000-strong multinational force to fight armed groups in the area.
Macron in Mali Sunday for Launch of Sahel Anti-Terror Force
[RFI] French President Emmanuel Macron was due in Mali on Sunday to reaffirm Western backing for a regional anti-jihadist force, as Paris steps up its counter-terror operations in the area.
Mali Study Finds Simple Malaria Intervention Boosts Students' Performance
[VOA] New research suggests that the ability of children in Africa to perform well in school could be dramatically improved through the provision of basic malaria education and treatment.
Submission for the Universal Periodic Review of Mali
[HRW] The human rights climate in northern and increasingly central Mali remains precarious as a result of abuses and intimidation by Islamist armed groups, bloody intercommunal clashes, surges in violent crime and rights violations by state security forces engaged in counterterrorism operations.
UN Renews Steps Against Illicit Libyan Oil Exports - Renews Missions in Golan, Mali, Darfur
[UN News] The Security Council today adopted a series of resolutions by which it extended the mandates of United Nations missions in the Golan, the Darfur region of Sudan and Mali, and renewed measures against illicit oil exports in Libya.