The famed Malian musician celebrates his 70th birthday and 50 years in the industry in 2019.
How local conflicts in the Sahel-Sahara over justice, or rather its absence, get dragged into tensions between outsiders.
Mali can't guarantee its citizens that it will protect them.
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
An interview with Samba Gadjigo, the late Ousmane Sembene’s longtime friend and official biographer about the resurgence of Sembene’s work.
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
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
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
Bamako doesn’t feel like the capital of a country at war. True, people are stressed, and