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AllAfrica.com
President Tried, Tested StatesmanMugabe in May last year oversaw the signing of a ceasefire agreement between th
President Tried, Tested Statesman
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 hours ago
Mugabe in May last year oversaw the signing of a ceasefire agreement between the Malian government and Tuareg separatist rebels. He implored the warring parties to "turn swords to ploughshares" and the West African country has... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Mugabe is a tried and tested statesman - Togo PresidentMugabe in May last year oversaw the signing of a ceasefire agreement between th
Mugabe is a tried and tested statesman - Togo President
Ghanaweb.com / Posted yesterday
Mugabe in May last year oversaw the signing of a ceasefire agreement between the Malian government and Tuareg separatist rebels. He implored the warring parties to ‘turn swords to ploughshares” and the West African country has... Read more
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Quartz
Nigeria’s next security challenge is at a tipping point and could be as deadly as Boko HaramGaddhafi and the disintegration of the Libyan government, worsening conflicts i
Nigeria’s next security challenge is at a tipping point and could be as deadly as Boko Haram
Quartz / Posted yesterday
Gaddhafi and the disintegration of the Libyan government, worsening conflicts in the region from Boko Haram in Nigeria to Tuareg rebels and Islamist groups in Mali and other parts of the Sahel. It is not inconceivable that these arms also flowed... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Islamic Extremists in Mali Release Captured Aid Workerscountries in the world and has suffered from political instability since an arm
Islamic Extremists in Mali Release Captured Aid Workers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
countries in the world and has suffered from political instability since an armed conflict between government forces and Tuareg rebels broke out in 2012. The Tuareg uprising was later hijacked by Ansar Dine, which took over much of the northern... Read more
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The Seattle Times
‘Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu’: risking all to save rare manuscriptsup to the jihadi takeover of Northern Mali and Timbuktu in 2012, a chaotic mix
‘Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu’: risking all to save rare manuscripts
The Seattle Times / Posted 7 days ago
up to the jihadi takeover of Northern Mali and Timbuktu in 2012, a chaotic mix of hostage taking, uneasy alliances between Tuareg rebels and Wahhabi extremists, and the law of unintended consequences of the Arab Spring, when al-Qaida militants... Read more
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Philly.com
7 events to celebrate Prince in PhillyTedalat Taha Tazoughai, the Nigerian remake of Prince's classic, Purple Rain. F
7 events to celebrate Prince in Philly
Philly.com / Posted 8 days ago
Tedalat Taha Tazoughai, the Nigerian remake of Prince's classic, Purple Rain. From Cinedelphia: In the world's first Tuareg-language fiction film, American filmmaker Christopher Kirkley and self-taught Tuareg musician Mdou Moctar transform... Read more
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DW
Islamic extremists in Mali release captured aid workers |countries in the world and has suffered from political instability since an arm
Islamic extremists in Mali release captured aid workers |
DW / Posted 8 days ago
countries in the world and has suffered from political instability since an armed conflict between government forces and Tuareg rebels broke out in 2012. The Tuareg uprising was later hijacked by Ansar Dine, which took over much of the northern... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Extremists in north Mali free Int'l Red Cross workersin Bamako, Mali's capital. The staffers were originally kidnapped by the jihad
Extremists in north Mali free Int'l Red Cross workers
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 8 days ago
in Bamako, Mali's capital. The staffers were originally kidnapped by the jihadi Ansar Dine group on Saturday, said a Tuareg separatist who was in contact with the extremist group. The team had earlier been stopped by French soldiers near the... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
International Red Cross workers freed in north Malicondition," he said. The staffers were originally kidnapped by the jihadi Ansa
International Red Cross workers freed in north Mali
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 8 days ago
condition," he said. The staffers were originally kidnapped by the jihadi Ansar Dine group on Saturday, said a member of a Tuareg separatist group in contact with the kidnappers. The Red Cross team had earlier been stopped by French soldiers near... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Extremists in north Mali free Int'l Red Cross workersin Bamako, Mali's capital. The staffers were originally kidnapped by the jihad
Extremists in north Mali free Int'l Red Cross workers
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 8 days ago
in Bamako, Mali's capital. The staffers were originally kidnapped by the jihadi Ansar Dine group on Saturday, said a Tuareg separatist who was in contact with the extremist group. The team had earlier been stopped by French soldiers near the... Read more
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Salon.com
Extremists in north Mali free Int’l Red Cross workersin Bamako, Mali’s capital. The staffers were originally kidnapped by the jihad
Extremists in north Mali free Int’l Red Cross workers
Salon.com / Posted 8 days ago
in Bamako, Mali’s capital. The staffers were originally kidnapped by the jihadi Ansar Dine group on Saturday, said a Tuareg separatist who was in contact with the extremist group. The team had earlier been stopped by French soldiers near the... Read more
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FOX News
Extremists in north Mali free International Red Cross workersBAMAKO, Mali – A local official and a Tuareg separatist say Islamic extremists
Extremists in north Mali free International Red Cross workers
FOX News / Posted 8 days ago
BAMAKO, Mali – A local official and a Tuareg separatist say Islamic extremists have released three staffers from the International Committee of the Red Cross being held in northern Mali. Both said the staffers were freed early Friday. The two spoke... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Extremists in north Mali free Int'l Red Cross workersBAMAKO, Mali (AP) — A local official and a Tuareg separatist say Islamic extrem
Extremists in north Mali free Int'l Red Cross workers
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 9 days ago
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — A local official and a Tuareg separatist say Islamic extremists have released three staffers from the International Committee of the Red Cross being held in northern Mali. Both said the staffers were freed early Friday. The two... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Extremists in north Mali free Int'l Red Cross workersBAMAKO, Mali (AP) — A local official and a Tuareg separatist say Islamic extrem
Extremists in north Mali free Int'l Red Cross workers
The Seattle Times / Posted 9 days ago
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — A local official and a Tuareg separatist say Islamic extremists have released three staffers from the International Committee of the Red Cross being held in northern Mali. Both said the staffers were freed early Friday. The two... Read more
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examiner.com
Out of the desert: Sub-Sahara rockers Imarhan in SF fresh off Kurt Vile tourto their label website the band's 'debut album is intent on dismantling the ide
Out of the desert: Sub-Sahara rockers Imarhan in SF fresh off Kurt Vile tour
examiner.com / Posted 9 days ago
to their label website the band's 'debut album is intent on dismantling the ideas western listeners have about popularized Tuareg music. This new wave of Tuareg musicians sound very different to the desert distortion that accompanies groups like... Read more
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TribLIVE
Review: ‘They Will Have to Kill Us First’ looks at fight for music in Malia handful of world-music stars (the late Ali Farka Toure, his son Vieux Farka T
Review: ‘They Will Have to Kill Us First’ looks at fight for music in Mali
TribLIVE / Posted 9 days ago
a handful of world-music stars (the late Ali Farka Toure, his son Vieux Farka Toure, the duo of Amadou & Mariam, the Tuareg “jam band” Tinariwen), but it once hosted the huge Festival in the Desert, an annual celebration of African rhythms... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Extremists kidnap Int'l Red Cross staff in north MaliAfrica branch has claimed responsibility for kidnapping three International Com
Extremists kidnap Int'l Red Cross staff in north Mali
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 9 days ago
Africa branch has claimed responsibility for kidnapping three International Committee of the Red Cross staffers, said a Tuareg separatist who is in contact with the group. Before the kidnapping, French forces stopped the International Red Cross... Read more
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Daily Herald
Extremists kidnap Int'l Red Cross staff in north MaliAfrica branch has claimed responsibility for kidnapping three International Com
Extremists kidnap Int'l Red Cross staff in north Mali
Daily Herald / Posted 9 days ago
Africa branch has claimed responsibility for kidnapping three International Committee of the Red Cross staffers, said a Tuareg separatist who is in contact with the group. Before the kidnapping, French forces stopped the International Red Cross... Read more
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ABC News
Extremists Kidnap Int'l Red Cross Staff in North MaliAfrica branch has claimed responsibility for kidnapping three International Com
Extremists Kidnap Int'l Red Cross Staff in North Mali
ABC News / Posted 9 days ago
Africa branch has claimed responsibility for kidnapping three International Committee of the Red Cross staffers, said a Tuareg separatist who is in contact with the group. Before the kidnapping, French forces stopped the International Red Cross... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
German Cabinet Approves Extending Military Missions in Mali, Somaliain 2013 to help stabilize the West African nation. Mali has been in turmoil si
German Cabinet Approves Extending Military Missions in Mali, Somalia
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
in 2013 to help stabilize the West African nation. Mali has been in turmoil since a 2012 military coup when separatist Tuareg tribes captured vast territories in northern Mali. The same year, Islamist militants joined the flight and forced... Read more
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The Aspen Times
The great Bombino to headline Belly Up AspenBorn in Niger as Omara Moctar among the nomadic Tuaregs of the Sahara, at age 1
The great Bombino to headline Belly Up Aspen
The Aspen Times / Posted 16 days ago
Born in Niger as Omara Moctar among the nomadic Tuaregs of the Sahara, at age 10 he and his family were forced into exile by the Tuareg Rebellion. Growing up in Algeria and Libya, he taught himself to play guitar — fueled by traditional local styles... Read more
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Washington City Paper
Reelin’ in the Years: After 30 years, Filmfest DC embraces its rebirth.23, 5 p.m., E Street CinemaAkounak: Rain the Color of Blue with a Little Red in
Reelin’ in the Years: After 30 years, Filmfest DC embraces its rebirth.
Washington City Paper / Posted 16 days ago
23, 5 p.m., E Street CinemaAkounak: Rain the Color of Blue with a Little Red in It Directed by Christopher Kirkley The Tuareg people who live in the Sahara desert region of Niger don’t have a word for purple, which is why first-time director... Read more
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Billboard
Big Data Remixes Bombino's 'Akhar Zaman (This Moment)'off the release of his fantastic new album Azel, released April 1 via Partisan
Big Data Remixes Bombino's 'Akhar Zaman (This Moment)'
Billboard / Posted 16 days ago
off the release of his fantastic new album Azel, released April 1 via Partisan Records, and today opening track of the Tuareg musician's LP, "Akhar Zaman (This Moment)," gets the remix treatment from Brooklyn producer Big Data. The original... Read more
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The China Post
Niger's president sworn in for a second term after disputed votehave rejected an offer from Issoufou to form a national unity government. Issou
Niger's president sworn in for a second term after disputed vote
The China Post / Posted 28 days ago
have rejected an offer from Issoufou to form a national unity government. Issoufou on Saturday swiftly reappointed Tuareg Brigi Rafini, 63, as prime minister, according to a government statement read on the official Voice of the Sahel... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Growing Islamist drive highlights insecurity of African Christiansschool. There's talk of a militant Muslim fraternity, intent on invading Christ
Growing Islamist drive highlights insecurity of African Christians
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 29 days ago
school. There's talk of a militant Muslim fraternity, intent on invading Christian areas." In northern Mali, ethnic Tuareg rebels overran a swathe of territory in 2012, operating alongside Islamist fighters driven out of neighboring Libya... Read more

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