and is known for crafts. The inhabitants are chiefly farmers and stockbreeders as well as tradesmen or civil servants. The film then moves to the present day, where World Health Organization doctors Eva Rojas and Frank Hopper are investigating a disease that is spreading across Mali, Africa. Assassins attempt to murder Eva, but she is rescued by Dirk Pitt, from National Underwater and Marine Agency, who was working nearby. Barthelemy Attisso from Togo
many musical traditions with those of northern Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana. It is made with 14 wooden keys of an African hardwood called liga attached to a wooden frame, below which hang calabash gourds. Commons:Category:Mali WikiPedia:Mali Dmoz:Regional Africa Mali
)'' joining together the alter-globalists (alter-globalization) of the developing countries. In 2002, Plant returned with ''Dreamland (Dreamland (Robert Plant album))'', an album of blues and rock covers (cover version) with the original Strange Sensation lineup, but credited as a Plant solo album. The following release was 2003's ''Sixty Six to Timbuktu'', a compilation that included his earliest solo recordings for CBS Records (Columbia Records) as a teenager in 1966, to his newest song, "Win My Train Fare Home (If I'm Lucky)," performed at Mali's Festival of the Desert with Justin Adams (Justin Adams (musician)). On 25 April 2005, the first full-length Strange Sensation album was released: ''Mighty ReArranger'', a blend of world and Western music influences, with mystical (mysticism), oblique and somewhat cynical references to religion and destiny. thumb (File:Frederic Kanoute 2011.jpg) '''Frédéric Oumar Kanouté''' (born 2 September 1977) is a French (France)-born Malian footballer (Association football) who currently plays for Sevilla FC in the Spanish (Spain) La Liga. On 2 February 2008, Kanouté was named the 2007 African Footballer of the Year and is the first foreign-born player to win it. Kanoute named Africa's best Commons:Category:Mali WikiPedia:Mali Dmoz:Regional Africa Mali
2011 date 14 June 2004 publisher Cambridge University Press isbn 9780521656306 pages 92–98 Today, stilt houses are still common in parts of the Mosquito Coast in Northeastern Nicaragua, Northern Brazil, South East Asia, Papua New Guinea and West Africa.
'' in Lao PDR, ''bissap'' in Senegal, Guinea Bissau, Mali, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Benin and Niger, the Congo (Congo Basin) and France, ''dah'' or ''dah bleni'' in other parts of Mali, ''wonjo'' in the Gambia, ''zobo '' in western Nigeria (the Yorubas in Nigeria call the white variety Isapa (pronounced Ishapa)), Zoborodo in Northern Nigeria, ''Chaye-Torosh'' in Iran, ''karkade'' (''كركديه''; )
or Kutrum in Mithila ''Mathipuli'' in Kerala, ''chin baung'' in Burma, ''กระเจี๊ยบแดง'' ''KraJiabDaeng'' in Thailand, ''ສົ້ມ ພໍດີ'' ''som phor dee'' in Lao PDR, ''bissap'' in Senegal, Guinea Bissau, Mali, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Benin and Niger, the Congo (Congo Basin) and France, ''dah'' or ''dah bleni'' in other parts of Mali, ''wonjo'' in the Gambia, ''zobo '' in western Nigeria (the Yorubas in Nigeria call the white variety Isapa
in its area, and also managed to expand into the Sahara, where its southern division, led by Amari Saifi (nicknamed "Abderrezak el-Para", the "paratrooper"), kidnapped a number of German tourists in 2003, before being forced to flee to sparsely populated areas of Mali, and later Niger and Chad, where he was captured. By late 2003, the group's founder had been supplanted by the even more radical Nabil Sahraoui, who announced his open support for al-Qaeda
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handbook for Scandinavian immigrants; Doctrina Christiana, en lengua española y tagala (Doctrina Christiana), the first Spanish and Tagalog (Tagalog language) book ever published; an Aleutian (Aleut language) translation of the Bible by a Russian saint (Innocent of Alaska); Islamic manuscripts from Mali; Hyakumanto Darani; rare photographs originating
during the official launch ceremony of the Multisector anti-AIDS Project (MAP) that the World Bank will finance this project up to 25,5 million dollars. Although Mali has a "non alarming" prevalence rate of 1,7%, Malick Sène revealed that the determining factors in the propagation of AIDS in the country are very alarming: ignorance of AIDS by the young, large mobility of people, a weak cover by medical infrastructure of the territory and cultural practices and traits feminizing the plague. * Zimbabwe: The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) applied on 18 March to the international community for financial assistance for Zimbabwe to fight AIDS. This country, that did not receive aid since 2004, has one of the highest HIV infection rates in the area, with 24,6% of the population affected, or 1,8 million people living with the virus. Commons:Category:Mali WikiPedia:Mali Dmoz:Regional Africa Mali
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'''Mali''' . The population of Mali is 14.5 million. Its capital is Bamako.
Mali consists of eight regions and its borders on the north reach deep into the middle of the Sahara, while the country's southern part, where the majority of inhabitants live, features the Niger (Niger River) and Senegal (Senegal River) rivers. The country's economic structure centers on agriculture and fishing. Some of Mali's prominent natural resources include gold, being the third largest producer of gold in the African continent, ''Mali gold reserves rise in 2011 alongside price'' Retrieved on 17 January 2013 and salt. About half the population lives below the international poverty line of US$1.25 a day. ''Human Development Indices'', Table 3: Human and income poverty, p. 35. Retrieved on 1 June 2009 A majority of the population (55%) are non-denominational Muslims. "Chapter 1: Religious Affiliation". The World’s Muslims: Unity and Diversity. Pew Research Center's Religion & Public Life Project. August 9, 2012. Retrieved 4 September 2013.
Present-day Mali was once part of three West African empires that controlled trans-Saharan trade: the Ghana Empire, the Mali Empire (for which Mali is named), and the Songhai Empire. During its golden age, there was a flourishing of mathematics, astronomy, literature, and art. Topics. MuslimHeritage.com (5 June 2003). Retrieved on 8 October 2012. Sankore University. Muslimmuseum.org. Retrieved on 8 October 2012. At its peak in 1300, the Mali Empire covered an area about twice the size of modern-day France and stretched to the west coast of Africa. Mali Empire (ca. 1200- ) The Black Past: Remembered and Reclaimed. The Black Past. Retrieved on 8 October 2012. In the late 19th century, during the Scramble for Africa, France seized control of Mali, making it a part of French Sudan. French Sudan (then known as the Sudanese Republic) joined with Senegal in 1959, achieving independence in 1960 as the Mali Federation. Shortly thereafter, following Senegal's withdrawal from the federation, the Sudanese Republic declared itself the independent Republic of Mali. After a long period of one-party rule, a 1991 coup led to the writing of a new constitution and the establishment of Mali as a democratic, multi-party state. Significant portions of its legislation is derived from sharia law.
In January 2012, an armed conflict broke out in northern Mali (Northern Mali conflict (2012–present)), which Tuareg rebels (National Movement for the Liberation of Azawad) took control of by April and declared the secession of a new state, Azawad. Lydia Polgreen and Alan Cowell, "Mali Rebels Proclaim Independent State in North", "New York Times" (6 April 2012) The conflict was complicated by a military coup (2012 Malian coup d'état) that took place in March UN Security council condemns Mali coup. Telegraph (23 March 2012). Retrieved on 24 March 2013. and later fighting between Tuareg and Islamist rebels. In response to Islamist territorial gains, the French military launched Opération Serval in January 2013. A month later, Malian and French forces recaptured most of the north. Presidential elections (Malian presidential election, 2013) were held on 28 July 2013, with a second round run-off held on 11 August, and legislative elections (Malian parliamentary election, 2013) were held on 24 November and 15 December 2013.