How local conflicts in the Sahel-Sahara over justice, or rather its absence, get dragged into tensions between outsiders.
The murder of more than 150 people in central Mali and the army's obvious failure to prevent it and potential complicity in it, is the genie that won't go back in the box.
Preserving the photographs of five Malian photographers--Mamadou Cissé, Adama Kouyaté, Abdourahmane Sakaly, Malick Sidibé, and Tijani Sitou--online.
Last month Mali celebrated 56 years of political independence from France. A few weeks later, on
The legendary Senegalese filmmaker Ousmane Sembene (he passed away in 2007) is back in the spotlight
On Nov. 20 this year, 20 people were killed in a terror attack in Bamako. In
Timbuktu, a new film from acclaimed Mauritanian director Abderrahmane Sissako has won a string of international awards,
Years of humanitarian and political emergencies in the Western Sahel—including ongoing food and water shortages, secessionist
Some people think that Africa is a country. Some people, such as the New York Times
So Ebola’s in Manhattan. Now it’s touched my two homes. Thursday we heard that the virus
“Welcome back to civilization,” a family member said, slapping my shoulder. “How was Africa?” That was
Call me a curmudgeon, but I had never really understood the value of social media. I
A year ago, on January 11, 2013, France launched Operation Serval, sending 4000 troops into Mali.
We don’t live in a world of heroes, but at rare moments we celebrate those who
In Mali, it’s taken to be a good sign when a journey begins under the rain.
Malians voted yesterday to elect a president for the next five years. Based on the first
On Sunday, Malians will go to the polls for the first time since a military coup
Where to begin with the foolishness that is Jon Lee Anderson’s recent article on Mali in
Abderrahmane Sissako is a Mauritanian-born, Mali-raised filmmaker who completed cinematic training at Moscow’s Federal State Film
Why France doesn’t want to let Aminata Traoré in and Germany allowed her only inside Berlin’s city limits
Malian writer, activist, former member of government Aminata Traoré is unwelcome in France, and, thanks to