Tag : Mali

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Africa in U-17 FIFA World Cup

Nigeria began the defence of their Fifa Under-17 World Cup crown with a 2-0 victory over USA on Saturday, as Guinea opened with a 1-1 draw against England.  The USA fixture was the Golden Eaglets’ first match of Group A…

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AU campaign to end child marriage

Under the title campaign “Education for girls, a means to eliminating early child marriage”, the Republic of Mali launched this week its national campaign to end child marriage in the village of Konobougou, 160 kilometers away from the capital Bamako. The…

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Mali: UN enquiry into violent demonstration

An inquiry launched in February to determine the facts surrounding a violent demonstration in Gao, Mali, in front of the regional headquarters of the United Nations mission in the country has submitted its report, according to a statement made on…

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A health worker checks the temperature of a woman entering Mali from Guinea at the border in Kouremale, October 2, 2014. (Joe Penney / Courtesy Reuters)

Poverty: What Ebola and Cholera have in common

The two deadliest outbreaks of this century can be traced to one thing: poverty. Cholera exploded in the Haitian countryside in October 2010, infecting more than 600,000 people and killing 8,600. Ebola surfaced this March in Guinea and has since…

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SES To Deliver Broadcast Services across West Africa

SES announced on 18th August that it will be delivering direct-to-home (DTH) broadcast television across French-speaking countries in Sub-Saharan Africa for the Lomé-based consortium of West African broadcasters led by Africable and Media Plus. The multi-year contract for two transponders…

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