Friday Mar 14
Cable compendium: a guide to the week's submarine and terrestrial developments
The 20,000km SEA-ME-WE 5 system is expected to start carrying commercial traffic by early 2016, and is designed to provide upgradable transmission facilities via 100Gbps technology.
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Fri Mar 07, 2014
China approves CFA39b loan for Mali internet access
The Malian and Chinese governments have signed a CFA39b preferential loan accord under which a Chinese firm would build a broadband network to enhance internet connectivity in Mali.A source in to Gao in the northeast through the regions of Markala and Mopti in the central part of the country.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Wall Street Journal
Care for Camembert or Cassoulet? Say Bonjour to a French Soldier
French army officials claim to have the best quality combat ration packs. Top British chef Chris Galvin and his French general manager Fred Sirieix taste-test their respective army's ration packs and find a surprising "entente cordiale."
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Malaysian National News Agency
Cambodia Dispatches Troops To Mali For Peacekeeping Mission
Cambodia on Thursday dispatched 309 troops on a United Nations peacekeeping mission in West African nation of Mali, Xinhua news agency reported.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
San Diego Zoo Weblogs
Weaning Xiao Liwu: Leafy Greens
After many days of short separations, giant pandas Bai Yun and Xiao Liwu were doing well.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
The New Zealand Herald
Mali rebels agree to put members in barracks
Rebel groups in Mali's north have agreed on a preliminary plan to confine their members to barracks.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Mali's northern rebels agree to confine their fighters
Malian rebels agreed on Tuesday to confine members of their armed groups to barracks in U.N.-led preliminary talks in the capital, according to sources who attended and a copy of the agreement seen by Reuters.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Mali's Kidal still waits for resolution
BAMAKO, 17 February 2014 - Despite international efforts to restore peace in Mali, the northern region of Kidal remains an MNLA stronghold.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
Mali: Rush to Repair Heritage Site
The United Nation's cultural agency UNESCO has told RFI of an urgent need to preserve the Tomb of Askia in northern Mali before the rainy season starts in June.