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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.


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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