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9 hrs ago | GhanaWeb

42 military officers leave for peacekeeping duties in Mali

A 42-member technical team of the Ghana Armed Forces has left Accra for a two-year peacekeeping mission in Mali's capital of Bamako. The officers from the Ghana Air Force left Accra on Tuesday, September 16. The largest West African country last year came under attack from Islamist rebels, who controlled the northern half of the country.

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Tue Sep 16, 2014

Bloomberg

Orange Workers Dodge ISIS Militants to Keep Mobile Network Up

A Malian man uses his mobile phone in front of a phone shop in Gao, Mali, on April 4, 2013. Close A Malian man uses his mobile phone in front of a phone shop in Gao, Mali, on April 4, 2013.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

United Nations

FEATURE: Record number of women makes history at UN Security Council

From top left to right bottom: Ambassadors Sylvie Lucas, Samantha Power, Maria Cristina Perceval, Dina Kawa, Joy Ogwu and Raimonda Murmokaite. UN Photos/Evan Schneider, Paulo Filgueiras, Loey Felipe, Devra Berkowitz, Marco Dormino 15 September 2014 &#150 The United Nations Security Council has long been a bastion for men selected to represent their countries on what many consider to be the Organization's most powerful body.

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News24

.com | Mali talks: Separatists vow to speak with single voice

Malian separatist militias agreed on Sunday to speak with a "single voice" in talks with Bamako on ending conflicts that still rage a year after Mali returned to democracy. The APS news agency in Algeria, which is hosting a second round of talks between separatist groups and Malian government representatives, announced the move.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

WRAL.com

UN: 1 Chadian peacekeeper dead in northern Mali

The region has been the scene of earlier mine explosions, including one that killed four U.N. peacekeepers and wounded 14 others earlier this month. There was no immediately claim of responsibility for Sunday's explosion but previous mines have been blamed on Islamic extremists linked to al-Qaida.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Ledbury Reporter

Malian Independence Day returns to Hay

LONG celebration of Hay -on-Wye's twin city Timbuktu aims to let raise funds to combat malnutrition in the Malian city, and let its residents know they are "in our thoughts", said its organiser. Kicking off on Malian Independence Day on September 22, the town will be transformed for the second year by Timbuktu-themed window displays.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Reuters

IMF restarts talks with Mali to revive aid package after jet row

The International Monetary Fund has restarted talks on reviewing an aid programme for Mali and resuming aid payments to the West African country halted by the IMF and the World Bank earlier this year. The two organisations have frozen nearly $70 million in financing after the IMF expressed concern in May over Mali's purchase of a $40 million presidential jet and a separate loan for military supplies, which undermined the confidence of donors in the country's new government.

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BayStreet.ca

Algold's Initial Exploration Program Validates High Potential of Mauritania Property

The initial RC drilling program was completed in June 2014. The main objective of the program was to investigate four main prospects , which displayed combined strong gold in-soil, airborne-magnetometer and induced polarization anomalies .

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Idyllwild Town Crier Online

Past Tense: September 11, 2014

65 years ago - 1949 Dorothy Lewis was back from a visit to Bamako, Republic of Mali, Africa, where her son was working.   60 years ago - 1954 A power blackout over the holiday weekend lasted from 1:35 p.m. Saturday to 12:05 a.m. Sunday. Gasoline pumps wouldn't work and the Rustic Theatre had to

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The Chronicle

Tour carries on father's and country's legacies in his music...

On Saturday, Sep. 13, Duke Performances will host acclaimed Malian singer and guitarist Vieux Farka Toure in Reynolds Industries Theater. The performance is part of a worldwide tour for Toure that began in the Netherlands and ends in Asheville, N.C. Vieux Farka Toure is most notably known as the son of Ali Farka Toure, a widely renowned and Grammy-winning guitarist notable for his style emerging from Malian tradition, but reminiscent of Mississippi blues.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

Reuters

Gold production at Robex's Mali mine to start by year-end

Canada's Robex Resources expects to pour the first bar of gold from its Nampala mine in southern Mali by the end of this year, the company's country manager said on Tuesday. Toronto- and Frankfurt-listed Robex has completed construction of the mine, located around 300 km south of Bamako, and is currently in the trials phase, Abdel Kader MaA ga told Reuters in an interview.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

PR-inside.com

New Report Available: Africa Oil Corporation (AOI) - Oil & Gas - Deals and Alliances Profile

The company discovers, and produces oil and gas properties. It holds interests in over 250,000 sq.km of exploration property throughout African rift basins in East Africa.

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Sat Sep 06, 2014

United Nations

Security Council welcomes release of Algerian diplomats in Northern Mali

The 15-member body also condemned the assassination of another Algerian diplomat and expressed deep regret about the death while in captivity of the Algerian Consul. They expressed their deep condolences to the family of the two victims and stressed that those responsible must be held accountable.

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AllAfrica.com

Mali: A Fresh Drive for Peace

Negotiations between Mali's government and rebels concerning the status of northern Mali are underway. Both sides seem far from any compromise.

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

The Skanner

Kam Williams Reviews Movies Opening Sept. 5, 2014

BIG BUDGET FILMS None INDEPENDENT & FOREIGN FILMS But Always Romance drama about childhood sweethearts , raised in Beijing, who go their separate ways only to fall in love all over again a decade later when their paths cross in New York City. With Lam Suet, Qin Hao, Du Haitao and Luo Shi.

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AllAfrica.com

Africa: African Union Mission to Mali Sees Improvement in Security

The African Union's Mission to Mali and the Sahel says the situation in Mali's north appears to be calm following a resumption of the second round of peace negotiations between the government in Bamako and rebel groups this week in neighboring Algeria. Issaka Souare, special adviser to AU mission head Pierre Buyoya, says the parties at the peace talks seem to be committed to ending the conflict in Mali's north in spite of recent "skirmishes" in areas formally controlled by the armed groups.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

State Department

Collected Department Releases: Statement on Algeria

The United States welcomes the release of two Algerian diplomats, Mourad Ghessas and Kaddour Miloudi, who were kidnapped in April 2012 in Gao, Mali, by the Movement for Unity and Jihad in West Africa .

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

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UN: 4 peacekeepers killed in north Mali, 15 hurt

At least four U.N. peacekeepers were killed and 15 wounded when their convoy hit a mine in northern Mali on Tuesday, a spokesman said.

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The Daily Star

Mali explosion kills 4 UN troops

Malian soldiers stand around the debris left after a jihadist suicide bomber blew himself up at a Malian army checkpoint near the airport in Timbuktu, Mali March 21, 2013.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Algeria says 2 abducted diplomats have been freed

Algeria's state news agency says two Algerian diplomats taken hostage in northern Mali more than two years ago have been released.

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