Africa Blog Roundup: Tourism in West Africa, Somaliland Elections, Reggae in Mali, and More

From Sahel Blog Sun Jan 6 2013, 08:52:20

Baobab on how instability has hurt tourism in Francophone West Africa, with a focus on Burkina Faso. Nasser Weddady responds in detail to a speech by US Ambassador to Mauritania Jo Ellen Powell. At the end, he writes that memories ... Continue reading →

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Mali:   Suspects Arrested Over Bamako Hotel Attack (news)
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Two people suspected of having links to a siege at a luxury hotel in Mali's capital Bamako earlier this month have been arrested, the country's security ministry has said. [read more]

Mali:   Attaque de l'hôtel Radisson de Bamako - Deux suspects arrêtés (news)
Radio France Internationale
26 November 2015

Deux hommes ont été arrêtés jeudi 26 novembre à Bamako. Ils sont soupçonnés d'être en lien avec l'attaque terroriste à l'hôtel ... [read more]

Mali:   L'Allemagne promet d'envoyer 650 soldats sur le terrain (news)
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26 November 2015

Après l'attaque contre l'hôtel Radisson Blue de Bamako vendredi dernier, l'Allemagne s'est dite prête à envoyer environ 650 soldats au Mali. L'objectif est de soutenir la ... [read more]

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