Bamako

Protest

Protesters in Mali call for president to step down

In recent years, Mali has experienced a combination of security challenges, including growing violence from armed militias and terrorist groups that has displaced more than a million people in the Sahel region, and killed thousands, including Malian and foreign troops.

Culture

He may be Mali's most dedicated postman

Three years after a coup nearly ripped Mali apart, militant groups continue to use parts of the country as their bases of operations. What little government exists is chaotic and corrupt. Public services are almost unheard of.

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