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French troops in Mali anti-jihadist campaign mired in mud and mistrust

13 August 2019, 7:31 AM

The French soldiers seeking out jihadists in central Mali’s savannahs were prepared for the sandstorms, the thunderstorms, the lack of anything resembling a road and the need to tow vehicles whose wheels kept getting stuck in floodplains.

Trump paves way for sanctions in Mali conflict

27 July 2019, 6:36 AM

US President Donald Trump issued an executive order Friday laying the groundwork for sanctions against those who have exacerbated the “deteriorating situation in Mali,” the White House said.

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Car bomb wounds three troops at French, UN army base in Mali: official

22 July 2019, 9:34 PM

Three French and Estonian troops were wounded on Monday when a car bomb exploded at the entrance to an international peace-keeping base in the Malian town of Gao, France’s military said on Monday.

South Africa’s Bongani Zungu congratulates Sibusiso Vilakazi.

Mali beats Angola and aids Bafana’s Afcon advance

3 July 2019, 9:03 AM

Bafana Bafana scraped through to the knock-out stage of the Africa Cup of Nations football tournament thanks to Mali.

Tunisia hit back to draw after Mali score direct from corner

28 June 2019, 8:33 PM

Tunisia captain Wahbi Khazri scored from a deflected free kick to rescue a 1-1 draw against Mali whose goal came direct from a corner in their Africa Cup of Nations match on Friday.

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