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AllAfrica.com
Nyege Nyege Festival Back On September 1-3from all regions of Africa, representing the best contemporary African styles o
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 hours ago
from all regions of Africa, representing the best contemporary African styles of kuduros, kwaito, Afro house, hiplife, Tuareg rock, cosmic synths from Niger, Arab tech, Moroccan bass, zouk bass, soukous, balani, funana, and Swahili trap and... Read more
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BBC News
ICC Timbuktu case: Mali Islamist liable for €3m in damagescity's Sidi Yahia mosque. Prosecutors said Mahdi was a member of Ansar Dine -
BBC News / Posted yesterday
city's Sidi Yahia mosque. Prosecutors said Mahdi was a member of Ansar Dine - an Islamist group with roots in the nomadic Tuareg group and links to al-Qaeda in the Maghreb - which occupied Timbuktu for months, instilling its own version of Sharia... Read more
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BBC News
Mali peace deal allows chaos to gain upper handa welded-on machine gun seems to drive a lap around us, as if to show off. The
BBC News / Posted yesterday
a welded-on machine gun seems to drive a lap around us, as if to show off. The pale blue flag of Gatia - a pro-government Tuareg militia - flutters from an aerial.Image caption Gao in northern Mali was at the cradle of rebel uprisings and a... Read more
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EuroNews
Mali president postpones referendum on reformsgiven extra powers to the president, created new regions, established a new Sen
EuroNews / Posted 2 days ago
given extra powers to the president, created new regions, established a new Senate chamber and recognised claims by ethnic Tuaregs in the north to a degree of autonomy by officially labelling their desert provinces with the Tuareg name ‘Azawad’.... Read more
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Reuters
Mali Islamist police chief gets 10-year jail term for amputationsa national Malian court for crimes by Islamists when they took over the desert
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
a national Malian court for crimes by Islamists when they took over the desert north after an uprising by northern ethnic Tuareg separatists. Aliou Mahamane Toure was head of police in the northern city of Gao during the 10-month regime. His... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Mali president postpones referendum on reformsgiven extra powers to the president, created new regions, established a new Sen
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
given extra powers to the president, created new regions, established a new Senate chamber and recognised claims by ethnic Tuaregs in the north to a degree of autonomy by officially labelling their desert provinces with the Tuareg name... Read more
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The Star
Mali president postpones referendum on reformsgiven extra powers to the president, created new regions, established a new Sen
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
given extra powers to the president, created new regions, established a new Senate chamber and recognised claims by ethnic Tuaregs in the north to a degree of autonomy by officially labelling their desert provinces with the Tuareg name... Read more
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Reuters
Mali president postpones referendum on reformsgiven extra powers to the president, created new regions, established a new Sen
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
given extra powers to the president, created new regions, established a new Senate chamber and recognized claims by ethnic Tuaregs in the north to a degree of autonomy by officially labeling their desert provinces with the Tuareg name... Read more
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Gulf News
Ex-chief of militant ‘Islamic police’ jailed for 10 years in Maliin his role.Toure was also convicted of firearms offences and of criminal consp
Gulf News / Posted 2 days ago
in his role.Toure was also convicted of firearms offences and of criminal conspiracy.Militants hijacked a rebellion led by Tuareg separatists in northern Mali to take over key cities until a French-led intervention removed them in early 2013,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
What If Oil Is the True Ideology of Boko Haram?some have referred to that ugly scenario as "Pipelinestan". Afghanistan remains
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
some have referred to that ugly scenario as "Pipelinestan". Afghanistan remains fresh in the mind. In April of 2012, Tuareg rebels overran northern Mali under the name of the National Movement for the Liberation of Azawad (MNLA), French state... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
ICC - Timbuktu Destruction to Cost Islamist Rebel $3.2 Millionas the "City of 333 saints," Timbuktu was founded between the fifth and the 12t
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
as the "City of 333 saints," Timbuktu was founded between the fifth and the 12th centuries by indigenous Tuareg tribes. Most of the sites destroyed in 2012 were built in the 14th century, during Mali's golden age as a revered... Read more
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EuroNews
Islamist rebel liable for 2.7 million euros damages over Mali rampageto transmit its values and knowledge to future generations”. The historic city
EuroNews / Posted 4 days ago
to transmit its values and knowledge to future generations”. The historic city was occupied by Islamist militants in 2012. Tuareg rebels seized part of the north of Mali, imposing a strict interpretation of Islamic law. French and Malian troops... Read more
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DW
ICC: Timbuktu destruction to cost Islamist rebel $3.2 million |as the "City of 333 saints," Timbuktu was founded between the fifth and the 12t
DW / Posted 4 days ago
as the "City of 333 saints," Timbuktu was founded between the fifth and the 12th centuries by indigenous Tuareg tribes. Most of the sites destroyed in 2012 were built in the 14th century, during Mali's golden age as a revered... Read more
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DW
ICC: Timbuktu destruction to cost Islamist $3.2m |heritage. Known as the "City of 333 saints," Timbuktu was founded between the
DW / Posted 4 days ago
heritage. Known as the "City of 333 saints," Timbuktu was founded between the fifth and the 12th centuries by indigenous Tuareg tribes. Most of the sites destroyed in 2012 were built in the 14th century, during Mali's golden age as a revered... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
War court poised for historic ruling on Timbuktu jihadist rampagenine mausoleums and the centuries-old door of the Sidi Yahya mosque, part of a
News 24 South Africa / Posted 4 days ago
nine mausoleums and the centuries-old door of the Sidi Yahya mosque, part of a golden age of Islam. Timbuktu, founded by Tuareg tribes between the fifth and 12th centuries, has been nicknamed "the city of 333 saints", referring to the number of... Read more
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6d
AllAfrica.com
UN Forces Attacked Ahead of Security Council Debate On Sahel Forcealongside France's Barkhane force, which is a continuation of the French milita
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
alongside France's Barkhane force, which is a continuation of the French military intervention against armed Islamists and Tuareg rebels who took over the north of Mali in 2012.The Tuaregs have reached a peace deal with the government but the... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Peacekeeper, workers killed in attack on UN missions in Maliorganized crime. Mali has been wracked by violence in recent years, including
KECI Missoula / Posted 6 days ago
organized crime. Mali has been wracked by violence in recent years, including an insurgency by Islamist and ethnic Tuareg groups that prompted French forces to intervene in the country in 2013. The United Nations established its... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Peacekeeper, workers killed in attack on UN missions in Maliorganized crime. Mali has been wracked by violence in recent years, including
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 6 days ago
organized crime. Mali has been wracked by violence in recent years, including an insurgency by Islamist and ethnic Tuareg groups that prompted French forces to intervene in the country in 2013. The United Nations established its... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Peacekeeper, workers killed in attack on UN missions in Maliorganized crime. Mali has been wracked by violence in recent years, including
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 6 days ago
organized crime. Mali has been wracked by violence in recent years, including an insurgency by Islamist and ethnic Tuareg groups that prompted French forces to intervene in the country in 2013. The United Nations established its... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Peacekeeper, workers killed in attack on UN missions in Maliorganized crime. Mali has been wracked by violence in recent years, including
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 6 days ago
organized crime. Mali has been wracked by violence in recent years, including an insurgency by Islamist and ethnic Tuareg groups that prompted French forces to intervene in the country in 2013. The United Nations established its... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Peacekeeper, workers killed in attack on UN missions in Maliorganized crime. Mali has been wracked by violence in recent years, including
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 6 days ago
organized crime. Mali has been wracked by violence in recent years, including an insurgency by Islamist and ethnic Tuareg groups that prompted French forces to intervene in the country in 2013. The United Nations established its... Read more
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Gulf News
9 dead in attacks on UN bases in Mali2012, key cities in northern Mali fell under the control of extremists groups l
Gulf News / Posted 6 days ago
2012, key cities in northern Mali fell under the control of extremists groups linked to Al Qaida, who exploited an ethnic Tuareg-led rebel uprising, leading to a French-led military intervention and the eventual deployment of MINUSMA.Although the... Read more
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BBC News
Deadly attack targets UN mission in Timbuktu, Malibeen killed. The country's security has gradually worsened since 2013, when Fr
BBC News / Posted 6 days ago
been killed. The country's security has gradually worsened since 2013, when French forces repelled allied Islamist and Tuareg rebel fighters who had much of the north, including Timbuktu. French troops and a 10,000-strong force of UN... Read more
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Swissinfo
Suspected jihadists kill 18 in attack on Burkina Faso restaurantand related Islamist groups were largely confined to the Sahara desert until th
Swissinfo / Posted 6 days ago
and related Islamist groups were largely confined to the Sahara desert until they hijacked a rebellion by ethnic Tuareg separatists in Mali in 2012, and then swept south. French forces intervened the following year to prevent them taking... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Burkina Faso restaurant attack over after gunmen killedIslamic Maghreb (AQIM). AQIM and related Islamist groups were largely confined
Eye Witness News / Posted 7 days ago
Islamic Maghreb (AQIM). AQIM and related Islamist groups were largely confined to the Sahara desert until they hijacked a Tuareg rebellion in Mali in 2012 and swept south. French forces intervened to prevent them taking Mali's capital, Bamako,... Read more
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Weekly Times
18 killed in Burkina Faso 'terror attack'Islamic Maghreb (AQIM). AQIM and related Islamist groups were largely confined
Weekly Times / Posted 7 days ago
Islamic Maghreb (AQIM). AQIM and related Islamist groups were largely confined to the Sahara desert until they hijacked a Tuareg rebellion in Mali in 2012 and swept south. French forces intervened to prevent them taking Mali's capital, Bamako,... Read more
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BBC News
How Burkina Faso's different religions live in peaceof random massacres by foreign jihadists, the example of neighbouring Mali serv
BBC News / Posted 7 days ago
of random massacres by foreign jihadists, the example of neighbouring Mali serves as a worrying precedent. Apart from the Tuareg issue in the north, which is more ethnic than religious, Mali had long been known for its religious harmony in much... Read more
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dna
UN says nine child soldiers handed over to peacekeepers inwhen key cities in northern Mali fell under the control of jihadist groups link
dna / Posted 9 days ago
when key cities in northern Mali fell under the control of jihadist groups linked to Al-Qaeda, who exploited an ethnic Tuareg-led rebel uprising. The armed groups accused of abuses by the UN operate in areas where Mali's army is absent or has... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Is Oil the True Ideology of Boko Haram?some have referred to that ugly scenario as "Pipelinestan". Afghanistan remains
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
some have referred to that ugly scenario as "Pipelinestan". Afghanistan remains fresh in the mind. In April of 2012, Tuareg rebels overran northern Mali under the name of the National Movement for the Liberation of Azawad (MNLA) , French... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Escalating Violence Hinders Aid Operations in Northern Mali - Agenciesbattling to stabilise Mali, a former French colony, ever since France intervene
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
battling to stabilise Mali, a former French colony, ever since France intervened in 2013 to push back jihadists and allied Tuareg rebels who took over the country's desert north in 2012. Fighting between rival Tuareg factions has intensified in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Warns of Genocide in Central African Republicpeacekeepers in Mali are monitoring compliance with the peace agreement between
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
peacekeepers in Mali are monitoring compliance with the peace agreement between the government and an alliance of Tuareg-led rebels. But Islamist terrorist groups such as AQIM continue to carry out attacks making MINUSMA one of the UN's... Read more
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asianage
United Nations finds mass graves in northern Maliwhen key cities in northern Mali fell under the control of jihadist groups link
asianage / Posted 15 days ago
when key cities in northern Mali fell under the control of jihadist groups linked to Al-Qaeda, who exploited an ethnic Tuareg-led rebel uprising. While the Islamists were largely ousted by a French-led military operation, attacks have... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Finds Mass Graves in Northern Mali TownAs renewed infighting among Tuareg groups threatens to derail a 2015 peace agre
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
As renewed infighting among Tuareg groups threatens to derail a 2015 peace agreement, the UN has found mass graves in a northern Mali town. It also found evidence of the forced disappearance of children. The UN mission - known as MINUSMA - uncovered... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
United Nations finds mass graves in northern Maligraves in a region of northern Mali beset by conflict between rival groups, the
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 15 days ago
graves in a region of northern Mali beset by conflict between rival groups, the mission said on Saturday. Fighting between Tuareg groups has intensified in recent weeks in the north, threatening to derail a 2015 peace agreement. The UN mission,... Read more
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Eye Witness News
UN finds mass graves in north Mali Fighting between Tuareg groups has intensified in recent weeks in the north,
Eye Witness News / Posted 15 days ago
Fighting between Tuareg groups has intensified in recent weeks in the north, threatening to derail a 2015 peace agreement. A scene from Mopti, Mali. Macina Liberation Front, based in central Mali’s Mopti region,... Read more
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Reuters
U.N. finds mass graves in north Maligraves in a region of northern Mali beset by conflict between rival groups, the
Reuters / Posted 15 days ago
graves in a region of northern Mali beset by conflict between rival groups, the mission said on Saturday. Fighting between Tuareg groups has intensified in recent weeks in the north, threatening to derail a 2015 peace agreement. The U.N. mission,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bundeswehr Soldiers Killed in Mali Honored in Germanygoal is to stabilize the country and support a peace agreement between the gove
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
goal is to stabilize the country and support a peace agreement between the government and rebels. In 2012, ethnic Tuareg rebels and other groups launched a bid for independence in northern Mali, but it was quickly hijacked by Islamist... Read more
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DW
Bundeswehr soldiers killed in Mali honored in Germany |goal is to stabilize the country and support a peace agreement between the gove
DW / Posted 17 days ago
goal is to stabilize the country and support a peace agreement between the government and rebels. In 2012, ethnic Tuareg rebels and other groups launched a bid for independence in northern Mali, but it was quickly hijacked by Islamist... Read more
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The Mercury News
They survived persecution by extremists — now Amadou & Mariam are playing the Bay Areathemselves in the crosshairs. While the rebellion started as another chapter i
The Mercury News / Posted 18 days ago
themselves in the crosshairs. While the rebellion started as another chapter in the long struggle between the north’s Tuareg people and the central government, it was quickly usurped by groups affiliated with Al-Qaeda, leading to the... Read more
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DW
German defense minister in Mali after helicopter crash |120 blue helmets killed in the past four years. The country descended into a s
DW / Posted 21 days ago
120 blue helmets killed in the past four years. The country descended into a spiral of instability in 2012, when ethnic Tuareg rebels and other groups took advantage of a power vacuum left by a military coup in the capital Bamako to take over... Read more
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DW
Germany's Bundeswehr mission in Mali |are integral parts of Germany's broader Sahel strategy. Mali descended into a
DW / Posted 21 days ago
are integral parts of Germany's broader Sahel strategy. Mali descended into a spiral of instability in 2012, when ethnic Tuareg rebels and other groups took advantage of a power vacuum left by a military coup in the capital, Bamako, to take over... Read more
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DW
German defense minister heads to Mali after helicopter crash |120 blue helmets killed in the past four years. The country descended into a s
DW / Posted 22 days ago
120 blue helmets killed in the past four years. The country descended into a spiral of instability in 2012, when ethnic Tuareg rebels and other groups took advantage of a power vacuum left by a military coup in the capital Bamako to take over... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
German Army Helicopter Crashes On UN Mission, Two Dead120 blue helmets killed in the past four years. The country descended into a s
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
120 blue helmets killed in the past four years. The country descended into a spiral of instability in 2012, when ethnic Tuareg rebels and other groups took advantage of a power vacuum left by a military coup in the capital Bamako to take over... Read more
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DW
German army helicopter crashes in Mali on UN mission, two dead |intervened in a burgeoning civil war in its former colony, assisting government
DW / Posted 25 days ago
intervened in a burgeoning civil war in its former colony, assisting government troops against a mixture of Islamist militants and Tuareg rebels that were threatening to push towards the capital from Mali's north. cmb/msh (dpa, AFP)DW re... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
German UN helicopter with two crew members crashes in Maliactivity. In 2012, Mali’s north fell under the control of jihadist groups link
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 25 days ago
activity. In 2012, Mali’s north fell under the control of jihadist groups linked to Al-Qaeda who exploited an ethnic Tuareg-led rebel uprising. While the Islamists were largely ousted by a French-led military operation, attacks have... Read more
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DW
German army helicopter crashes in Mali on UN mission |intervened in a burgeoning civil war in its former colony, assisting government
DW / Posted 25 days ago
intervened in a burgeoning civil war in its former colony, assisting government troops against a mixture of Islamist militants and Tuareg rebels that were threatening to push towards the capital from Mali's north. cmb/msh (dpa, AFP)DW re... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Third Trump Try to Fill Senior Africa Policy PostAfrica and as such it only thrives where it can co-opt local grievances," Sarko
AllAfrica.com / Posted 26 days ago
Africa and as such it only thrives where it can co-opt local grievances," Sarkor said, citing complaints among nomadic Tuareg people in Mali and "clan frustrations" that spur the insurgency in Somalia. The socioeconomic roots of popular... Read more
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iol.co.za
10 facts about Niger that you need to knowNiamey. 8: There are two festivals held by indigenous communities, namely the
iol.co.za / Posted 28 days ago
Niamey. 8: There are two festivals held by indigenous communities, namely the ‘Salt Cure festival, a celebration of Tuareg nomads to mark the end of the rainy season and a colorful courtship ritual that is practiced by the Wodaabe which was... Read more

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