2 Mali soldiers killed in Timbuktu attack

2015-09-01 16:56

Two Malian soldiers have been killed in a pre-dawn attack against an army checkpoint outside Timbuktu in northern Mali, the defence ministry and a UN source say.

The world needs hydro power

2015-08-28 21:21

To provide more clean energy, particularly in fast-growing Asia and sub-Saharan Africa, the world needs more hydro power dams.

Mali women's climate work brings political prowess

2015-08-26 21:06

In impoverished rural areas of this West African country, women have become central to efforts to adapt to climate change.

Burkina Faso: Unidentified gunmen attack police post

2015-08-25 10:29

Unidentified gunmen have attacked a police post in northern Burkina Faso, a police statement says, underscoring the dangers of growing violence in Mali for neighbouring countries.

Mali rebels pull out of peace accord

2015-08-24 07:28

Tuareg rebels in northern Mali say they are pulling out of an international committee set to monitor a peace accord between them and pro-government forces in the restive region.

Millions going hungry in Mali

2015-08-19 22:02

The UN says over 3 million are suffering from hunger in Mali as insecurity persists in the nation's north.

UN declares security zone around Mali town after clashes

2015-08-18 10:13

The UN peacekeepers say they would establish a 20km "security zone" around the town of Kidal in restive northern Mali following deadly clashes between a pro-government group and Tuareg rebels.

Mali militia, separatists in 3 day battle

2015-08-17 20:01

A pro-government militia in Mali has clashed with separatists in three days of fighting that is undermining attempts to pacify the northern region.

Mali pro-government militia accused of breaching ceasefire

2015-08-16 16:29

Separatists in Mali have accused pro-government militia of breaching a ceasefire signed with the government in June after the two sides briefly exchanged fire and they appealed to the UN Security Council over the incident.

2 wounded in Mali police outpost shooting

2015-08-13 09:04

A policeman and a civilian have been wounded after gunmen opened fire on a police outpost in Mali’s capital Bamako, an attack a minister insisted was an "isolated act".


Clan warfare trumps diplomacy in Mali's fragile north

2015-08-31 15:01

The UN has deployed 10 000 peacekeepers and poured more than $1bn into Mali but its efforts to end a three-year conflict are threatened by the re-emergence of a centuries-old rivalry between Tuareg clans.

Mali loyalist forces refuse to leave occupied northern town

2015-08-27 11:17

Pro-government militias in northern Mali have refused to pull out of a town they occupied last week, as renewed tensions with Tuareg rebels threaten to torpedo a crucial peace deal in the restive region.

SA man laid to rest after Mali shooting

2015-08-26 21:06

The South African man killed in Mali last month has been laid to rest at a funeral service in Pretoria by family, friends and colleagues.

Mali separatists to suspend participation in peace committee

2015-08-24 13:23

Separatists in northern Mali will suspend their participation in a committee that monitors a peace deal until tensions are reduced with pro-government militia, the Co-ordination of Azawad Movements says.

Rebels urge UN to remove 'security zones' in northern Mali

2015-08-20 11:01

Mali’s main Tuareg rebel group has urged the UN to lift "all the security zones" set up in the country’s north in response to deadly clashes between rival groups that have threatened to unravel a newly agreed peace deal.

UN deploys around northern Mali town

2015-08-18 22:43

Mali's UN peacekeeping mission has deployed troops around a northern separatist stronghold seeking to prevent an escalation of clashes.

Pro-govt fighters chase separatists from Mali village

2015-08-18 08:59

Government-allied militia forces have chased Tuareg separatists from a village in Mali's troubled north, after days of fighting, the United Nations mission says.

Mali groups clash again ahead of talks in Niger

2015-08-17 17:03

Tuareg rebels in northern Mali have attacked the position of a pro-government militia, in fighting that is undermining government attempts to pacify the region, sources say.

3 new arrests over deadly Mali hotel siege

2015-08-13 16:49

Security forces in Mali have arrested three more suspects over a deadly siege at a hotel in the centre of the country, a security official says.

3 Malian soldiers killed in land mine explosion – minister

2015-08-11 11:59

Three soldiers have been killed after their patrol vehicle hit a landmine in a forest in central Mali, the country’s defence minister says.

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