Mali Overview Nations // Africa

OVERVIEW The Republic of Mali is a land-locked nation in northwestern Africa, bordered to the north and northeast by Algeria, to the west by Mauritania, Senegal, and Guinea, to the south by Ivory Coast and Burkina Faso, and to the east and southeast by Niger. Until 2012, the nation had the reputation for being one of the most stable in the region. That disintegrated with a coup and the transformation of the northern part of Mali into a battleground between nomadic Tuaregs and Salafist...


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