In Mali Bombs and Bullets Prioritised Over People
When Irish soldiers arrived in troubled Mali last week as part of an EU training force, they will have encountered country where the situation security remains tense and a yearlong conflict which has had a catastrophic humanitarian impact on Mali’s population.
Mali : One Year On
"My name is Mohammed Ag Ali. I like to play the guitar"
March marks the first anniversary of the conflict in Mali, which displaced nearly half a million people, 51% of whom are children. The conflict comes on the heels of one of the worst food crises to hit the Sahel region of West Africa in recent years.