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On the Origin of States : Stationary Bandits and Taxation in Eastern Congo...Chris Saunders (Cape Town): The ANC's 100 Years : More Recent Work on its History. Joshua Hammer on the race to save Mali's priceless artifacts : When jihadists overran
Representative to Mali, Lazare Eloudou Assomo, said in New York. The UN agency has been able to gather around $3 million through bilateral cooperation and other funding, he said, but "if we don't have the $8 million, it would be difficult for us to
Timbuktu's storied mausoleums and other Malian cultural treasures destroyed by Islamic radicals two years ago. Three months after announcing the project, the U.N. cultural agency has raised only $3 million, a figure that has not changed since April.
Ads by Google The covert rescue of thousands of historic manuscripts from Mali's Timbuktu during the city's violent take-over by Islamic fighters last year has made the texts available for the recovery of lost medical and farming knowledge, say
Ads by Google When Islamists began wrecking Timbuktu's cultural heritage Abdel Kader Haidara put his own life at risk to save hundreds of thousands of manuscripts...Dressed in green, traditional garments, there is an air of tranquility about him. Yet
Ads by Google Islamists would have destroyed them, but they were smuggled to safety. The medieval manuscripts from Timbuktu are now being restored with the help of a German university...The Malian capital has been her place of work for the last year.
Thursday on a landmine in the north-west of Mali," an official from the governorate of Timbuktu told AFP. The blast took place near Goundam, about 100 kilometres (62 miles) from Timbuktu, said local police officer Nouhoum Diabate. "I saw two bodies
Media playback is unsupported on your device Schools in Mali are reopening after Islamist occupation 25 May 2014 Last updated at 00:22 BST State schools in northern Mali have begun reopening, two years after extremist groups, including al-Qaeda in
Winter Sleep" The indie distributor takes rights to Timbuktu, Winter Sleep and Clouds of Sils Maria as well as hot Directors' Fortnight title Girlhood. Norwegian independent distributor Fidalgo has had a busy Cannes, snapping up three competition
It is said to be the first feature film to have as its backdrop the 2012 takeover of Timbuktu in northern Mali by Islamist militants. For the director Abderrahmane Sissako the wounds from that time are still raw.