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ACT helps revive troubled north Mali city

ACT helps revive troubled north Mali city

Jul 23, 2013

ACT programmes bring hope to northern Mali city of Timbuktu, beseiged by jihadi hardliners before being liberated by French forces

Mali’s displaced people face uncertain future

Mali’s displaced people face uncertain future

Jul 10, 2013

Thousands of Malians wonder whether to stay put or take a chance on life back home

Conflict in Mali threatens to deepen humanitarian crisis across Sahel

Conflict in Mali threatens to deepen humanitarian crisis across Sahel

Jan 28, 2013

The conflict in Mali is creating a new wave of civilian displacement that is straining already scarce resources and deepening the humanitarian crisis in Mali and neighbouring countries.

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About Mali
  • Population: 15.4 million (World Bank, 2010)
  • Capital: Bamako
  • Area: 1.25 million sq km (482,077 sq miles)
  • Major languages: French, Bambara, Berber, Arabic
  • Major religions: Islam, indigenous beliefs
  • Life expectancy: 48 years (men), 49 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: 1 CFA (Communaute Financiere Africaine) franc = 100 centimes
  • Main exports: Cotton, gold, livestock
  • GNI per capita: US $580 (World Bank, 2008)