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  1. Scatec Solar to build first large scale solar plant in West Africa...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | Electric Energy Online

    An historic agreement to Build-Own-and Operate West Africa's first utility-scale solar power plant was signed here by Norwegian company Scatec Solar and its partners, the Malian Ministry of Energy and Water and Electricite du Mali , the electricity utility of Mali. To be located near the ancient city of Segou in South-East Mali, 240 kms from Bamako, the 33 MW solar project is being developed in partnership with IFC InfraVentures and the local developer Africa Power 1. Speaking on the occasion, the Malian Minister of Energy and Water, Mr. Mamadou Frankaly Keita said "This landmark agreement signals the Government's commitment to meet the nation's growing energy demand and to provide clean, renewable and affordable energy to our people".

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  2. Anna Badkhen: In Mali, nomadic jihadis rise againRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2015 | TwinCities

    In the early 19th century, a Fulani scholar, cleric and trilingual poet named Uthman dan Fodio launched one of West Africa's earliest jihads. Hurtling camelback and horseback, Dan Fodio and his followers delivered Islam to the mostly animist rural savanna on the tips of their spears and broadswords.

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  3. In Mali, nomadic jihadis rise againRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | McClatchy

    In the early 19th century, a Fulani scholar, cleric and trilingual poet named Uthman dan Fodio launched one of West Africa's earliest jihads. Hurtling camelback and horseback, Dan Fodio and his followers delivered Islam to the mostly animist rural savanna on the tips of their spears and broadswords.

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  4. Decentralized training of Gtia Balanzan successfully completedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2015 | MBendi

    To successfully overcome these challenges in the mid- and long term the Malian battle groups or GTIAs receive a decentralized training in order to improve and foster their military skills. For the past nine weeks, GTIA Balanzan has been trained in the 2nd defense region's base in Segou.

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  5. Global changes, livestock and vulnerability: the social construction...Read the original story

    Apr 29, 2015 | CiteULike

    Nowadays, livestock producers in Sahel have to deal not only with climate variability but also with changes in land use and policies that restrict access to pasture and increase their vulnerability. At the same time, the growth of urban livestock markets both nationwide and in neighbouring countries is creating opportunities for producers.

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  6. Report: Violence growing in central Mali 2 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    Armed groups in Mali are carrying out a growing number of attacks, and that violence is taking place closer to the capital, according to a Human Rights Watch report released Tuesday. A French-led military operation in early 2013 dislodged radical Islamic militants from power in northern Mali, although the report said many of those security gains are now being reversed.

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  7. Militant Attacks on the Rise in Central MaliRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | Voice of America

    Armed groups in Mali are carrying out a growing number of attacks, and that violence is taking place closer to the capital, according to a Human Rights Watch report released Tuesday. A French-led military operation in early 2013 dislodged radical Islamic militants from power in northern Mali, although the report said many of those security gains are now being reversed.

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  8. Report: Violence growing in central Mali 2 years laterRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2015 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    Armed groups in Mali are carrying out a growing number of attacks, and that violence is taking place closer to the capital, according to a Human Rights Watch report released Tuesday. A French-led military operation in early 2013 dislodged radical Islamic militants from power in northern Mali, although the report said many of those security gains are now being reversed.

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  9. 2 Malian soldiers killed in attack in southern MaliRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | The Daily Republic

    A Malian military vehicle struck a roadside bomb in the south, killing two soldiers and wounding three others Sunday, a spokesman said. The attack in the Segou region comes about a month after a masked gunman opened fire inside a popular bar and restaurant in the capital, leaving five people dead.

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  10. 2 Malian soldiers killed in attack in southern MaliRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2015 | Greenwich Citizen

    A Malian military vehicle struck a roadside bomb in the south, killing two soldiers and wounding three others Sunday, a spokesman said. The attack in the Segou region comes about a month after a masked gunman opened fire inside a popular bar and restaurant in the capital, leaving five people dead.

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  11. 2 Malian Soldiers Killed in Attack in Southern Mali8 minutes agoRead the original story

    Apr 12, 2015 | ABC News

    A Malian military spokesman says two soldiers are dead and three others wounded after a military vehicle struck a roadside bomb in southern Mali . Col. Souleymane Maiga said the attack took place Sunday in Mali's Segou region, far from the violence in the country's north that has been blamed on remnants of the jihadist groups that used to control that area.

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  12. West Africa: Can 'Down to Earth' Innovations Keep Hunger At Bay in the Sahel?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    Mali's remarkable fertility is said to be a great threat to the country's food security and sovereignty. Three out of four Malians live on a farm and the remaining live in mushrooming Bamako and other cities.

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  13. Mali's women take up arms against 'miniyamba'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | AlertNet

    In mid- February, despite the wind blowing the dry red dust around, the temperature has already hit 37 degrees, in Segou, a city along the Niger river at the heart of Bambara region in Sahelien Mali. One of the older craftsmen at the Ndomo traditional art centre explains the legend behind this region's dry weather.

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  14. Benchmarking Samsung's Exynos 7420 on the Galaxy S6Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | PC Magazine

    Samsung's Galaxy S6 will be the first U.S. phone with Samsung's flagship Exynos processor line, replacing Qualcomm's Snapdragon 810. Will consumers get value for the switch? It looks like they won't be able to tell the difference - Samsung has made a chip that benchmarks as well, or better, than Qualcomm's best.

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  15. How the music of Mali strikes a chord for peaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies There's nothing like hearing African music in Africa.

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  16. Feeling Gloomy? Maybe Things On Earth Aren't As Bad As You ThinkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | KWBU-TV Waco

    Michael Elliott poses with a group of children during a trip to Segou, Mali. One reason for his optimistic outlook is the dramatic drop in deaths of children under age 5. If you want to be a pessimist about the shape the world's in, just turn on the news.

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  17. Feeling Gloomy? Maybe Things On Earth Aren't As Bad As You ThinkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | WGBH

    Michael Elliott poses with a group of children during a trip to Segou, Mali. One reason for his optimistic outlook is the dramatic drop in deaths of children under age 5. If you want to be a pessimist about the shape the world's in, just tune into the news.

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  18. Peace process in Mali at 'crucial stage' UN peacekeeping chief tells Security CouncilRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2015 | Newkerala.com

    Progress in the political process in Mali over the last three months has been "fairly modest", with fighting continuing despite talks in Algiers that marked the first occasion when armed groups and the Government engaged in direct conversations, the head of United Nations peacekeeping operations said in a briefing to the Security Council today. "We can say that the inter-Malian peace process is at a crucial stage," said Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, Herve Ladsous, making an appeal to all parties to resolve outstanding issues in the fresh round of talks scheduled for February.

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