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Mali human rights situation still a concern – UN report

Despite the signing of a 2015 Peace Agreement, the human rights situation in Mali still remains a concern, according to a United Nations report published on Thursday. read more

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Italian scientist brings ‘pasta power’ climate adaptation solution to West Africa

A ‘crazy idea’ has resulted in the ability to grow durum wheat in the extreme heat of famine-affected Senegal, Mauritania and Mali, potentially boosting the income for 1 million farming families, and therefore winning the 2017 Olam Prize for Innovation in Food Security read more

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Mali’s Growing Mining Sector- Upcoming Prospects

Following the news of several new discoveries which have tripled the estimates of the nation’s Bauxite reserves, the mining prospects of Mali is poised for massive growth. The country is already a leading Gold producer being the third leading producer of gold in Sub-Saharan Africa and the output is estimated rise with mining giants such as Hummingbird Resources (Yanifolila Gold Project) and B2Gold (Fekola Gold Project) starting production there. read more

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Transparent and sustainable mining industry is the key to building Mali’s growing economy

Mali is the third largest gold producer in Africa and gold mining has become a mainstay of the economy with a high potential of funding economic development and poverty reduction. With the country’s improving governmental policies encouraging a more sustainable transparent and diversified mining sector, Mali has become a hotspot for foreign investment and major extractive companies focusing on other minerals in the country as well such as uranium, bauxite, iron, manganese and phosphates. read more

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Randgold Resources Achieves 38% Profit Increase and Propose Increase in Dividend

Rangold Resources

Randgold Resources, a leading gold mine business in Africa and listed on NASDAQ stock exchanges, has announced a 38 per cent profit increase on its 2015’s 294.2 million USD while exceeding its production target in 2016 by 37,000 oz for their maiden gold mine in Mali – Loulo-Gounkoto Gold Mine. Randgold’s presence in Mali has aided to redefine gold mine in the country and has been a boost to economic development. The company paid over 2 billion USD in taxes to the government and an estimated 2.9 billion USD in strengthening the local economy through local investments, salaries, and payments to local suppliers. The company also declared that their operations in Mali alone contributes to about 10% of the country’s total GDP. read more

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Lithium Market Becoming More Reliant on Batteries for Continued Strong Demand Growth

Rise in Consumption and Future Demand Driven by Lithium-ion Batteries read more

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Sarama Resources Continues to Consolidate its Position at the South Houndé Project in Burkina Faso

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La BAD appuie la reprise économique du Mali avec plus de 30 milliards FCFA

Les financements en cours accordés par la BAD au Mali s’élèvent à près de 140 milliards de FCFA
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SatADSL Announces a Capital Increase to Finance its Growth Strategy in Africa

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The AfDB supports economic recovery in Mali with a loan of more than 30 billion CFA francs

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Sarama Resources Acquires 100% Interest in the Tankoro Exploration Property in Burkina Faso

About Sarama Resources Ltd
Sarama Resources Ltd is a Canadian company with a focus on the exploration and development of gold deposits in West Africa.  The board of directors and management team, a majority of whom are founders of the Company, are seasoned resource industry professionals with extensive experience in the exploration and development of world-class gold projects in Africa. read more

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IMF Concludes Fifth PSI Review Mission to Senegal

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission led by Hervé Joly visited Senegal during March 27-April 10, 2013 to conduct the fifth review under the three-year Policy Support Instrument (PSI) approved in December 2010. The members of the mission met with the President of the Republic, the Prime Minister, the ministers of economy and finance, and energy; representatives of the Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO); other senior government officials; and representatives of the private sector, civil society, and the development partners. read more

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Mali gives away its .ML domain names for free

BEIJING /PRNewswire/ — Mali became the first African nation to announce it will give its domains for free. Today the Dot ML Registry published the launch schedule for the .ML top level domain space.  Dot ML – the Mali domain name – will be operated by the Agence des Technologies de l’Information et de la Communication (AGETIC) as a generic, unrestricted, clean and global TLD focusing on individuals and businesses in- and outside Mali. read more

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La Banque mondiale finance un nouveau soutien à l’agriculture pour le Mali

WASHINGTON, 2 avril 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ Le conseil d’administration de la Banque mondiale a approuvé aujourd’hui un prêt IDA* sans intérêt de 20 millions de dollars en faveur du Mali pour aider le pays à développer et à améliorer son agriculture et sa production alimentaire en favorisant des liens plus étroits avec l’industrie agro-alimentaire et le crédit commercial. read more

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