Mali News

Nigeria: Responding to the ISWAP threat

Nicholas Rasmussen, the then Director, United States National Counterterrorism Centre, warned at a congressional hearing in 2015 that there was an “increased communication between Boko Haram and other terrorist groups in north-western part of Africa and even with ISIL (another acronym for IS).” Libyan foreign minister, Mohammed al-Dairi, in an interview with Hayat, a newspaper, also affirmed the existence of a “dreadful terrorist network between IS in Syria and Iraq, in Libya and Mali and Boko Haram.” That was the rebuilding period when the terrorists were ousted from their Sambisa Forest base.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 16, 2019

Canadian kidnapped in northern Burkina Faso

Security has deteriorated in Burkina as jihadists with links to al Qaeda and Islamic State, including many based in neighbouring Mali, seek to increase their influence across the poorly policed scrublands of the Sahel region just south of the Sahara Desert in West Africa.

Reuters , Africa Jan 16, 2019

Briefly on farming and agribusiness

Analysing best practices from Kenya, Ethiopia, Mali, Morocco, Niger and South Africa, the report found that yields from irrigated crops can be double or more as compared to rain-fed yields.

Daily Nation , Kenya Jan 16, 2019

Flying Eagles AFCON list out next week

Senegal, who defeated Nigeria 2-0 in the final to win the WAFU U20 Cup, will battle fellow West Africans Mali, Ghana and Burkina Faso in Group B in the Nigerien city of Maradi.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 14, 2019

Aigbogun to release final Flying Eagles’ list next week | The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper - Nigeria and World News

According to thenff.com, the Nigeria squad will arrive in Niamey on January 27, with the team to stay at the Hotel Royal in the Nigerien capital.Senegal, which defeated Nigeria 2-0 in the final to win the WAFU U20 Cup, will battle fellow West Africans Mali, Ghana and Burkina Faso in Group B in the Nigerien city of Maradi.

The Guardian , Nigeria Jan 14, 2019

Morocco's Amazigh push for official recognition of their new year

Berber tribes and ethnic groups can also be found as far south as Niger, Mali and Burkina Faso.

Al Jazeera , Africa Jan 14, 2019

Clean environment, general hygiene help in prevention of Lassa Fever | The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper - Nigeria and World News

Confirmed incidences have been recorded in Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guinea, Nigeria and Mali.

The Guardian , Nigeria Jan 12, 2019

12 civilians die in Burkina Faso jihadist attack

The region turned into a hotbed of violent extremism and lawlessness after chaos engulfed Libya in 2011, which was followed by an Islamist insurgency in northern Mali and the rise of Boko Haram in northern Nigeria.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 12, 2019

12 civilians killed in jihadist attack in Burkina Faso

The region turned into a hotbed of violent extremism and lawlessness after chaos engulfed Libya in 2011, which was followed by an Islamist insurgency in northern Mali and the rise of Boko Haram in northern Nigeria.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 12, 2019

12 civilians killed in jihadist attack in Burkina Faso | The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper - Nigeria and World News

The region turned into a hotbed of violent extremism and lawlessness after chaos engulfed Libya in 2011, which was followed by an Islamist insurgency in northern Mali and the rise of Boko Haram in northern Nigeria.

The Guardian , Nigeria Jan 12, 2019