April 16, 2015 / Thomson Reuters Foundation
Chris Arsenault
After several years of violence, Tuareg rebels said they were still not ready to sign a planned peace deal with the government.
Image by Chris Arsenault. Mali, 2015.
April 14, 2015 /
Chris Arsenault
In 2009, Libya bought 100,000 hectares of prime territory in Mali in what critics consider a "land grab". With both countries facing instability: who controls the farm land now?
April 14, 2015 / Thomson Reuters Foundation
Chris Arsenault
Pulitzer Center grantee Chris Arsenault visits rebel-held Northern Mali where local warlords and international aid workers conduct business with a handshake.
February 3, 2015
Tom Hundley, Katherine Doyle, Peter Gwin, Amy Maxmen, Brian Castner
With our new educational game, travel to the historic city of Timbuktu, Mali, where you report on the ancient manuscripts housed there.
January 29, 2015
NEW: Play the version update of 'TB2: Mali's Ancient Manuscripts'!
January 15, 2015 / The New York Times
Joshua Hammer
Joshua Hammer writes about the Festival on the Niger in Mali.
December 5, 2014
Joshua Hammer
Joshua Hammer discuses his experience in Mali while working on his project, "Taking Timbuktu: Music, Manuscripts and Madness at the Edge of the Sahara."
October 9, 2014 / Untold Stories
Joshua Hammer
A year and a half ago, the world watched crowds cheer as French soldiers liberated Timbuktu and Gao. But the real war was unfolding hundreds of miles away: in a desolate valley called the Ametettaï.
October 3, 2014 / Untold Stories
Joshua Hammer
Abdel Kader Haidara earned much media attention for smuggling 377,000 manuscripts from Timbuktu during Al Qaeda's occupation. The real hero was his nephew, who repeatedly put his life on the line
July 28, 2014 / Untold Stories
Joshua Hammer
Ali Farka Touré and other Malian artists drew inspiration from the Niger, a sinuous waterway that has supported life for thousands of years. Now that Al Qaeda is gone, the music has returned.
July 23, 2014 / Untold Stories
Joshua Hammer
A journey by road, ferry, and military plane across northern Mali reveals the scars of the jihadist occupation—and signs of a still-smoldering conflict.
July 7, 2014
Amelia Warshaw, Amy Maxmen, Kathleen E. McLaughlin, Diksha Bali
Inadequate medical care, substandard sanitation, and counterfeit drugs are just some of the reasons why malaria continues to claim millions of lives worldwide. Could chemoprevention be the answer?
June 30, 2014 / The New York Times
Amy Maxmen
Several African countries are preemptively treating children for malaria after trials found the measure drastically lowers deaths. Will on-the-ground results be as promising?

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