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AllAfrica.com
A Journey Around Africa With Ten Great Songsguitar melodies of bandleader Ibrahim Ag Alhabib, Tinariwen combines the tradit
A Journey Around Africa With Ten Great Songs
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
guitar melodies of bandleader Ibrahim Ag Alhabib, Tinariwen combines the traditional folk music of the region's nomadic Tuareg tribe with both North African/Middle Eastern and Western blues rock influences. Lyrics have a strong poetic and... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Chadian peacekeepers killed in northeastern Mali ambush: UNnorth of the country. Mali’s vast, desolate north continues to be beset by vio
Chadian peacekeepers killed in northeastern Mali ambush: UN
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 7 days ago
north of the country. Mali’s vast, desolate north continues to be beset by violence, having fallen under the control of Tuareg-led rebels and jihadist groups linked to al Qaeda in 2012. A landmark peace agreement was reached last year between... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
U.S. Ambassador Greenfield Challenges Liberians to Fight Corruptionmust take security as a priority and build it, said Greenfield, referencing Bok
U.S. Ambassador Greenfield Challenges Liberians to Fight Corruption
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
must take security as a priority and build it, said Greenfield, referencing Boko Haram in Nigeria, the Tuareg group in Mali and recent attacks in Burkina Faso and Ivory Coast. She applauded the Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL) for... Read more
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The Irish Times
Yo-Yo Mo & The Silkroad Ensemble: Sing Me Home album review - a sheer delightanew, through the accompaniment of the kamancheh, an Iranian bowed, string inst
Yo-Yo Mo & The Silkroad Ensemble: Sing Me Home album review - a sheer delight
The Irish Times / Posted 14 days ago
anew, through the accompaniment of the kamancheh, an Iranian bowed, string instrument and shakuhachi, a Japanese flute. A Tuareg song, Ichichila sways beneath the balafon of Balla Kouyaté and Toumani Diabaté’s kora. The biggest surprise is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Confronting Mali's New Jihadist Threatsomething I'd done since 2012, when the country went through a spectacular melt
Confronting Mali's New Jihadist Threat
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
something I'd done since 2012, when the country went through a spectacular meltdown after a near-simultaneous takeover by Tuareg separatists and Islamist groups linked to Al Qaeda in the north, and a military coup in the south. The Islamists'... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
European Cultural Festival in Algiers - Niger's Singer Bombino Galvanizes Audiencefor this special evening songs dealing with beauty of landscape in the Sahel re
European Cultural Festival in Algiers - Niger's Singer Bombino Galvanizes Audience
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
for this special evening songs dealing with beauty of landscape in the Sahel region, life in the community, the customs of Tuareg, immensity of the desert in its poetic dimension and love. Bombino wanted to convey, through different musical... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nigerian Diplomat Supports LCC in 'Christian State' DebateMali and Nigeria, from where aliens come almost every day to seek greener pastu
Nigerian Diplomat Supports LCC in 'Christian State' Debate
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
Mali and Nigeria, from where aliens come almost every day to seek greener pastures in Liberia. The Al-Qaida supported Tuareg rebels are in northern Mali while the notorious Boko Haram is in Nigeria, with maritime piracy in the Gulf of Guinea... Read more
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International Business Times
Isis in Libya: Colonel Gaddafi's henchmen join the West to purge Isis from North Africa under General Khalifa Heftar who fought to topple Gaddafi in 2011. Among Heftar
Isis in Libya: Colonel Gaddafi's henchmen join the West to purge Isis from North Africa
International Business Times / Posted 19 days ago
under General Khalifa Heftar who fought to topple Gaddafi in 2011. Among Heftar's senior commanders is General Ali Kanna, a Tuareg fighter who fought for Gaddafi, but fled to neighbouring Niger when Tripoli's fell in August 2011. He is understood... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Workshop Teaches Tuareg Artisans New Skills in ExileOuagadougou — Taking a sheaf of palm fronds in her hand, Tuareg artisan Bintou
Workshop Teaches Tuareg Artisans New Skills in Exile
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
Ouagadougou — Taking a sheaf of palm fronds in her hand, Tuareg artisan Bintou starts to weave a decorative mat to be fixed on a newly designed desk lamp that may one day light up homes in Europe and elsewhere. An accomplished leather worker back... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Muslim-Christian peacemaking has a history we need to reviveAbbès and then at Tamanrasset, where he lived as a hermit dedicated to prayer a
Muslim-Christian peacemaking has a history we need to revive
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 24 days ago
Abbès and then at Tamanrasset, where he lived as a hermit dedicated to prayer and adoration but also tirelessly served his Tuareg neighbors. Originally hoping he might find converts among the Tuareg, Foucauld lived out his time with a life of... Read more
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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 26 days 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 26 days 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
26d
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 26 days ago
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 a month 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 1 months 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 1 months 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 1 months 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 1 months 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 1 months 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 1 months 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 1 months 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 1 months 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 1 months 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 1 months 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 1 months 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 1 months 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 1 months 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 1 months 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 1 months 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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