Wednesday Jun 12
Mali to combat corruption with new law
A girl walks by a building pockmarked with bullet holes from fighting in Gao, on March 13 2013.
Islamist threat remains in Africa, Senegal leader warns
Senegal President Macky Sall urged the countries of Africa's desert north on Friday to remain vigilant against the threat of Islamism which he said remained despite the French military intervention in Mali.
Risking death, BYU grad confronts Malian coup leader
TIMBUKTU, Mali — Shortly after a coup was staged last spring that resulted in extremist groups seizing control of much of northern Mali, presidential candidate and BYU graduate Yeah Samake went to confront the coup leaders at their offices, risking death.
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Mali court drops case against newspaper editor
A court in Mali threw out a case against a newspaper editor who was arrested after publishing an article criticizing the leader of last year's military coup.
Mali officials voice doubts over July vote
With elections looming instances of party propaganda being used in public has begun, often through a visible military presence in urban and rural residential areas.