EDITORIAL

Photograph: Fistula patient lies on a hospital bed in Juba, South Sudan UN Photo/Tim McKulka

International Day to End Obstetric Fistula, 23 May

POLITICS

RIGHTS

Nigeria: Federal Government Launches “HeForShe campaign’.

The Federal Government of Nigeria launched the gender equality and women empowerment campaign, tagged “HeForShe campaign’’ on Tuesday, May 23, in Abuja. The Minister of...

The Gambia: Putting an End to Impunity

As the government marches towards the establishment of a commission to look into the atrocities of the Jammeh regime, it is important that it...

ENVIRONMENT

Efforts Made to Sanitize Bamako, But…

The question of sanitation is a major concern in Mali. Bamako, the city of the three crocodiles suffers from problems of insalubrity despite the...

Drought in Niger : Niamey gives food to halt school absenteeism

The Government of Niger said on Saturday it dispatched more than 360 tons of food to stop massive school absenteeism in several areas where...

INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Will I be next ? South Africa women ask

Image copyright kayfab_27 Image caption KaraboMokoena's killing is being seen as symbolic of the wider violence faced by women in South Africa.  A white...

UK: 22 Dead and 59 Hurt in Manchester Suicide Bombing

Twenty-two people have been killed and 59 injured in a suicide bombing at Manchester Arena at the end of a concert by US singer...

Trump vows to meet ‘history’s great test’ by conquering extremism

Addressing leaders of 40 Muslim nations in Riyadh, the Saudi Arabian capital, on Sunday May 22, Donald Trump the, US president moved away from...

Somalia: Minister Abas Abdullahi Sheikh ‘Mistakenly’ Killed in Mogadishu

31-year-old Somali Government Minister, Abas Abdullahi Sheikh was yesterday shot dead bya Security forces. The government minister was killed in his vehicle near the presidential...

HEALTH

‘No woman should die of childbirth’ – UNFPA Chief

The Executive Director of UN Population Fund (UNFPA) and UN Under-Secretary-General Prof. Babatunde Osotimehinhas said that it is no longer acceptable for a woman...

Yemen: Cholera Kills 115 People in 2 Weeks

Cholera has caused 115 deaths in Yemen in two weeks.  An official of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Sunday...

May 14, World Hypertension Day

On the occasion of the World Hypertension Day (HTA), May 14, the French Federation of Cardiology (FFC) alerted women about menopause and the risks...

ECONOMY

The Senegalese Government Mobilizes FCFA1.4 Billion for Food Assistance

The Senegalese government will mobilize an emergency food assistance fund of FCFA 1.4 billion for food assistance to 42,741 households. According to Government spokesman Seydou...

The Gambia, Russia Sign Visa ExemptionCooperation

The Gambian Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad, OusainouDarbo and Russian Foreign MinisterMickhailBagnodov yesterday, May 4 signed a bilateral agreement for...

Nigeria: “SME Workers Contribute Over 47% to GDP”

As Nigerian workers join the global labour movement to commemorate the 2017 workers day, messages of good will poured in from several well-meaning Nigerians....

EDUCATION

Girls honored at Pan-African Robotics Competition

The competition took place in Dakar, the capital of Senegal. The particular sign of this second edition of the contest,is the large number of girls...

Guinea: The Ministry Of Education Organizes a Students Forum

With a view to continuously improving the quality of training in an ever-changing world, the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research is organizing...

Mali: Over 150,000 Children Out of School

3.8 million people are facing food insecurity in Mali. These data indicate a deterioration of the situation compared to last year, with nearly one...

SOCIETY

Mali: Gold Attract Kenieba Women

The traditional exploitation of gold is now a source of misfortune for children, especially girls, in the gold mining sites of the Kénièba circle...

SECURITY

Mali: arrest of a “baron” of drug trafficking in the sub-region

The Central Office for Narcotic Drugs of Mali calls it a "baron of cocaine trafficking" in the subregion. This Guinean national who was arrested...

ARTS AND CULTURE

Seventh art: When Africa invents its own cinema, away from Cannes

As the Cannes Film Festival opens in southern France, African production still appears as the poor relation of the world film industry. Yet, with...

100,000 Historical Images of Malian PhotographersArchived

The United States Ambassador to Mali and the Malian Minister of Culture, officially launched the website (http://amp.matrix.msu.edu/) and the opening of the exhibition of...

SPORTS

Basketball: Mame Marie Sy, French champion for the 2nd time

Mame Marie Syof Villeneuve d'Ascqis France’s basketball champion. The Senegalese international, in her his first season with the "Guerrières", is delighted with this success...

RELAX

Jokes :

Do you know how to recognize a man when he is going to say something intelligent? His sentence begins with "My wife told me...

Funny stories

The alcoholic A son asks his father: - Dad! What is an alcoholic? - Right, an alcoholic is someone who sees things double. Do you see those...

OPINION

“How Jammeh used Religion and Pan Africanism to Rob his Tiny...

 When he seized power in 1994 from a Democratically elected President, he did it in the name of stamping out public corruption, introducing accountability,...

WEATHER

Bamako, ML
few clouds
82.4 ° F
82.4 °
82.4 °
69%
0.6mph
20%
Sun
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Mon
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Tue
90 °
Wed
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Thu
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