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Alou Diawara

Bamako, Mali
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About Alou
Alou DIAWARA is a journalist based in Bamako, Mali.

Ebola crisis: Mali confirms first infection case

22 May 2023  |  www.bbc.com
The article discusses the response to a health outbreak in Mali, highlighting the use of anti-bacterial gels in hotels and government efforts to encourage handwashing with soap through public information broadcasts. It notes that while soap is affordable, many Malians continue to wash their hands only with water, despite the outbreak in neighboring Guinea.

In Mali, hundreds of displaced find refuge in Bamako

24 Apr 2019  |  www.bbc.com
Due to recent intercommunal violence in central Mali, 263 individuals have sought refuge in two makeshift camps on the outskirts of Bamako. Families live in need, receiving aid from Malian authorities and good Samaritans. Fatoumata Sawadogo and Moumouni Diallo, displaced from the Mopti region, share their experiences of fleeing conflict. The Fraternité network has set up a medical camp offering free consultations, with cases of severe malnutrition and other illnesses reported. The Malian authorities are distributing food and supplies to the displaced, but the conditions remain challenging, with new waves of displaced arriving from central Mali.

Mass mobilization against insecurity in Mali

05 Apr 2019  |  www.bbc.com
Tens of thousands of people, estimated at 200,000 by some organizers, marched in Bamako, Mali, to protest against the insecurity in the country's center, where about 160 civilians were killed in late March. The demonstration, organized by the High Islamic Council of Mali, also called for the resignation of Prime Minister Soumeylou Boubèye Maïga and his government. Opposition figures, including Thiébilé Dramé, participated, demanding better justice and governance. Mahmoud Dicko, president of the High Islamic Council, appealed for calm, while his spokesperson Issa Kaou Ndjim indicated that if President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta agrees with the people, he should act accordingly.

Guest of Africa on BBC Morning of 10/31/2016

31 Oct 2016  |  www.bbc.com
Mahmoud Dicko, the president of the High Islamic Council of Mali, informed Alou Diawara, a correspondent in Bamako, that he has received a letter from Iyad Ag Ghaly, the leader of the jihadist movement Ansar Dine, committing to a ceasefire. Since 2012, Ansar Dine and other allied jihadist groups have been conducting attacks against the Malian army and civilians.

Mali: Historic national women's football league to kick-off

01 May 2016  |  www.africanews.com
Mali is organizing its first ever national women's football league, providing players from twelve teams the opportunity to pursue professional careers. The league is funded by the Malian Football Federation and FIFA, with FIFA requiring that 15% of its subsidy to affiliated federations be dedicated to the development of women's football. The league will follow a round-robin format.

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