Seedstars hits Malian capital to scout for top entrepreneurs in emerging markets

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Seedstars World, the global seed-stage startup competition for emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes, was in Mali for the first time on September 4, 2016 to scout for the best entrepreneurs in technology. The top startup Aikocorp was crowned the most promising … Read More

UNESCO adds Old Towns of Djenne in Mali to List of World Heritage in Danger

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UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) said its World Heritage Committee, which establishes the locations that are listed as “UNESCO World Heritage Sites”, has added the Old Towns of Djenne in Mali to the List of World Heritage in … Read More

Mali: Peace and reconciliation deal signed in Mali

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Bamako, Mali (PANA) – The Malian government, represented by its ministry of foreign affairs, the representatives of the armed movements and those of the international mediation team, led by Algeria, signed on Friday the peace and reconciliation agreement, agreed on … Read More

Mali: FM criticizes Ban Ki-moon’s report on Malian crisis

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[Bamako, Mali (PANA) – The Malian minister of foreign affairs, African integration and International Cooperation, Abdoulaye Diop, has slammed comments credited to the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, that all parties to the conflict in Mali, including the Malian government, “have … Read More

Mali: US ends enhanced airport entry screening for travellers from Mali

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Bamako, Mali (PANA) – The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) have removed Mali from the list of Ebola-affected nations subject to enhanced visa and port-of-entry screening. In an official announcement … Read More

Mali winning fight against Ebola disease

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Bamako, Mali (PANA) – Health authorities in Mali confirmed last week that the Ebola disease outbreak in the country had died down, but the West African nation must wait for three weeks without a new case before it can be … Read More

“Nelson Mandela” health center inaugurated in Bamako

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Bamako, Mali (PANA) – A hospital complex, named after the late South African President, Nelson Mandela, and built at a cost of 80 million CFAF, was inaugurated on Sunday by Mali’s First Lady, Mrs Aminata Maïga Keita. Located in Kanadjiguila … Read More

Mali: Mali trains traditional healers on Ebola

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Bamako, Mali (PANA) – A training session for local traditional healers on the risks of the spread of the Ebola virus disease opened on Friday in Bamako, capital of Mali. Jointly organized by Save the Children and the Malian umbrella … Read More

Mali: President Keita to attend World Economic Forum in China

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Bamako, Mali (PANA) – Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Kéita will lead his country’s delegation at the World Economic Forum 2014 to be held September 10-12 in the Chinese city of Tianjin, official sources said Wednesday. According to the same sources, the … Read More

Mali: Organization wants loans to Mali turned into donations

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Bamako, Mali (PANA) – The Malian antiglobalization Association, the Coalition of African Alternatives on Debts and Development (CAD-Mali), has called on technical and financial partners (TFP) of Mali to turn their loans to the West African country into donations. CAD-Mali called … Read More

Mali: Mali, Morocco sign partnership protocol on mining, hydrocarbons | Le Mali et le Maroc signent un protocole de partenariat dans le domaine des mines et des hydrocarbures

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[column width=”47%” padding=”6%”] Bamako, Mali (PANA) – Mali and Morocco have signed a partnership protocol in the mining sector, according to a statement from the Malian ministry of Mining. The partnership protocol was signed when Boubou Cissé, the Malian Minister … Read More

Mali: 6,650 jobs created in first quarter of 2014

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Bamako, Mali (PANA) – Some 6,650 formal jobs were created in Mali between January and March this year, the Malian minister of Employment and Professional training, Mahamane Baby, said on Wednesday while presenting his quarterly report on employment. Job creation … Read More

Mali: Wife of Mali’s first President dies

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Bamako, Mali (PANA) – Mrs Mariam Travélé, wife of Mali’s first President Modibo Keita, died Monday evening at the age of 94, the public radio announced. Mariam stood side by side with her husband during the challenges he faced under … Read More

Mali: Moussa Mara named Mali’s new Prime Minister

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Bamako, Mali (PANA) – The Malian minister of Town Planning and City policy, Mr. Moussa Mara, has been appointed the country’s new Prime Minister, according to a communique issued Saturday by the Malian presidency. It said that the new appointment, … Read More

Mali: King Mohamed and President Kéita launch work for hospital

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Bamako, Mali (PANA) – King Mohamed VI of Morocco and Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Kéita launched on Friday work for the construction of a private hospital in Sébènicoro, on the west side of Bamako, to be financed by the Moroccan Foundation … Read More

Mali/Italy: Mali, Italian NGO sign agreement to reduce Malian migration

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Minister Abdrahamane Sylla Bamako, Mali (PANA) – Malian Foreign and African Integration Minister, Abdrahamane Sylla, signed Tuesday an agreement with Italian NGO “Svilppo 2000”, in a bid to reduce Malian migration to the European country. Both parties believe that this objective … Read More

Mali: Monument for fallen soldiers commissioned

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Bamako, Mali (PANA) – The Malian president, Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, unveiled on Monday a monument built for the remembrance of Malian soldiers who died during the war with the North-based Islamist armed groups . The monument is located within the Soundiata Keita military … Read More

Dlamini Zuma seeks full engagement of women in Mali’s national dialogue

posted in: Africa PANA Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – African Union Commission (AUC) Chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma has praised the resilience and courage of the women in Mali under very difficult conditions, as their country emerges from a trying moment in its history. … Read More

President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita meets with Malian community in Harlem

Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita in Harlem – September 28, 2013 By Isseu Diouf Campbell  Newly elected president of Mali Ibrahim Boubacar Keita was in Harlem on September 28, 2013 to meet with the Malian diaspora. A few days after swearing-in … Read More

Mali President warns over terrorist threats in sub-Saharan region

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President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita PANA New York, US – The new President of Mali, Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, on Friday warned that terrorist and rebel groups chased out of Mali earlier this year now pose a serious threat to peace and stability … Read More

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