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News about Mali: Business, Investment, and Trade Weekly – Issue February 23, 2012

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02/17/2012
Telegraph.co.ukSect frees 119 from Nigerian prisonSTLtoday.comGreece said to need more help • Current plans to save Greece from financial collapse would still leave the country with debt far above t more…
02/17/2012
Autochannel (press release)Kia Pledges €1.5 Million for Charity Shrub Planting Programme in AfricaAutochannel (press release)SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA – Feb 17, 2012: Kia Motors Europe is to sponsor a lo more…
02/17/2012
Gold Fields Doubles Dividend as Rand Price Increases ProfitBusinessWeekThe 3.30 rand (43 US cents) a share payout is “the highest dividend yield in the gold industry globally,” Chief Executive Off more…
02/17/2012
AFPECOWAS Supports Mali Against Taureg RebelsVoice of America (blog)The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has voiced support for Mali's government, which is battling Taureg rebels more…
02/18/2012
Times LIVEMali facing worst human rights crisis in 20 years: AmnestyTimes LIVEAmnesty International said Friday that a Tuareg offensive raging in northern Mali is causing a humanitarian and human righ more…
02/18/2012
BusinessLIVEGold miners stay focused on growthBusinessLIVEMark Cutifani and Nick Holland, the CEOs of AngloGold Ashanti and Gold Fields, have one clear thing in common – a wish to improve their compan more…
Prateik fails again – Times of Indiatimesofindia.indiatimes.com
02/19/2012
IndiaFMPrateik fails againTimes of IndiaSays a trade analyst, Ekk Deewana Tha barely managed 60 odd lakhs on day one. It is a very bad film.'' Incidentally the industry is wary of film titles more…
02/20/2012
New EraAfrican leaders end security talks in BeninNew EraCOTONOU – African leaders on Saturday met for talks on security issues as fresh violence in Mali has sparked what rights groups say is the Sa more…
02/20/2012
Kia pledges African shrub planting supportTheGreenCarWebsite.co.uk (blog)Kia has pledged to donate up to €1.5 million to plant six million shrubs in Mali, West Africa over the next three years. The more…
02/20/2012
Malian refugees swell food shortage numbers in NigerReuters AlertNetTHOUSANDS of refugees fleeing fighting in Mali are putting extra pressure on food supplies in hunger-hit Niger, warns UK-based aid a more…
02/20/2012
Gov. Snyder: Romney has time to close gap in MichiganThe Hill (blog)By Meghashyam Mali – 02/20/12 08:46 AM ET Romney surrogate Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) said Monday he expects the GOP hopeful to more…
02/20/2012
GeekSamsung's Massive 5.3-inch Smartphone: Galaxy Note ReviewTechSpotBy Julio Franco Samsung's new Galaxy Note is a unique device in the smartphone market. Straddling the line between a smartp more…
02/20/2012
Co-Authors partner on book to teach biz leaders about vision and collaborationExaminer.comAkia decided her writing goal would be to solve the business problem that prevents many business owners from s more…
02/20/2012
Boko Haram's Holy War on NigeriaChristian Broadcasting Network"We've had information and analysis and assessments for the last two to three years that Boko Haram has been in connection wi more…
02/20/2012
Bangkok PostAppetite for successBangkok PostMah Boonkrong and Thanadsri were the very first brands of packed rice available in the market. These days, about 250 brands compete in the 150-billion-baht more…
02/20/2012
AFPThousands of refugees flee Mali fightingAFP"Niger to date has more than 23000 refugees from Mali, mostly along our border with Mali," Niger Finance Minister Mahamadou Ouhoumoudou told rep more…
02/20/2012
Gryphon Minerals increases exposure to highly prospective gold assets in West …Proactive Investors AustraliaThe strategic investment provides Gryphon exposure to Papillon's promising gold projec more…
02/21/2012
Gryphon Minerals increases exposure to highly prospective gold assets in West …Proactive Investors USA & CanadaThe strategic investment provides Gryphon exposure to Papillon's promising gold pro more…
02/21/2012
Guide to smartphone hardware (2/7): GraphicsNeowinWith such a huge range of smartphone hardware on the market today from vendors such as Samsung, HTC, Apple, Motorola, LG and more, it can be very conf more…
02/21/2012
Heritage-Transactions in Own SharesMarketwire (press release)Heritage is listed on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index. The trading symbol is HOIL. more…
02/21/2012
Mali's 2012 President Elections: Consolidation We Can Believe InThink Africa PressMali's presidential elections are scheduled to begin on April 29. There are some fears that continued instabil more…
02/21/2012
Desert Gold Ventures Acquires Another Strategically Located Permit in MaliMarketWatch (press release)TORONTO, ONTARIO, Feb 21, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — Desert Gold Ventures Inc. (CVE:CA:DAU) (t more…
02/21/2012
MobileSyrup.comQualcomm Snapdragon S4 chipset benchmarked, is way faster than anything on the …MobileSyrup.comIt will also be the industry's first SoC to build LTE connectivity onto the die, som more…
02/21/2012
Slate MagazineThe Other Mormon CandidateSlate MagazineHe's the reformist mayor of Ouéléssébougou, a city of some 35000 residents in the southwest corner of Mali. His anti-corruption policies ha more…
02/21/2012
Teranga Gold Corporation: December Quarter and Fiscal Year ReportMarketwire (press release)(1) For 2012 onward, the Company will report cash costs of sales after adjusting for inventory movement, in l more…
02/22/2012
BBC NewsLand grab or development opportunity?BBC NewsOthers say that foreign investment can help African countries create jobs, increase export earnings and use more advanced technologies. Three years more…
02/22/2012
Busia's Perspective on African Society and CultureMyjoyonline.comBusia also highlights two socioeconomic trends that have dominated twentieth-century Africa, namely, the rapid movement towards pol more…
02/22/2012
Pop CityPop Filter Hot Pick: Playing for Change promotes world peace through musicPop CityExploring creative synergies between cultures, the project uses music to empower citizens to break down bounda more…
02/22/2012
Carwyn Jones launches Fair Trade displayWalesOnlineBy Chris Kelsey First Minister Carwyn Jones is showing his support for Fair Trade by attending the Fair Trade Nation exhibition launch in Cardiff tod more…
02/22/2012
Bangkok PostPackaged rice: Over 250 brandsBangkok PostSelling rice in bags marked with a brandname to stores or delivering direct to homes remains a profitable business. Packed rice, the rice packaged more…
02/22/2012
IPO Completed, Tembo Sinks Its Teeth into Drilling Alongside African Barrick …MarketWatch (press release)Research Associates at Resourcex have conducted a thourough survey process of the opinion of more…
02/22/2012
Oxfam AmericaStill trying to follow the moneyOxfam AmericaOxfam America is running banner ads on news web sites this week to encourage oil companies to support strong rules that will encourage more tr more…
02/22/2012
FXI to Demo any Screen Computing Benefits to Operators and Carriers at Mobile …Business Wire (press release)TRONDHEIM, Norway & BARCELONA, Spain–(BUSINESS WIRE)–FXI Technologies today announce more…
Country Profile: Senegal aljazeera.com
02/22/2012
Aljazeera.comCountry Profile: SenegalAljazeera.comThe West African country, bordered by Mali, Mauritania, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau and surrounding the Gambia almost entirely, was considered among France& more…
02/22/2012
Frontline Gold Commences Diamond Drill Program on the Menderes Gold Project …Marketwire (press release)The Company's flagship properties include the Niaouleni gold project in the heart of Mali S more…
02/22/2012
Finance ManagersReuters AlertNetCompounding this situation are recent outbreaks of conflict within the region (most notably Northern Mali) causing the displacement of people and limiting access to aff more…
02/22/2012
Gold Stocks About To Undertake Feasibility Studies: The Good, The Bad, The MaybeSeeking AlphaIt's been an interesting year for gold, with a declining market somehow creating high revenue for gold more…
02/22/2012
NGO chief in appeal to help drought-hit West AfricaGulf TimesThe alarm was raised early and governments of Niger, Mali and Chad have all declared a disaster, appealing for international help. If actio more…
02/22/2012
Solar Energy to Light up Africa?24/7 Wall St.Solutions include boosting cross-border power trade, improving existing utility companies and improving wide-scale access to electricity. Looking to amelio more…
02/23/2012
ECOWAS Defence chiefs meet on Boko HaramThe Nation NewspaperBy Augustine Ehikioya and Vincent Ikuomola, Abuja 3 minutes ago Defence Chiefs in the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) wil more…
02/23/2012
What's going on today?Online Athens98 W., Danielsville; (706) 795-5597 Adam Klein CD release show for Malian 'Mande' music album titled “Dugu Wolo”: 7:30 pm, Avid Bookshop, 493 Prince more…
02/23/2012
Canada's role in training Afghan army may soon shrink: MacKayOttawa CitizenIn addition to Afghanistan, Canada has dozens of trainers in Mali, Sierra Leone, Jamaica and Southeast Asia, where they a more…
02/23/2012
North Smithfield council split sends aggregate mining ordinance to committeeValley Breeze"It is standard operating procedure to include the business entities most likely to be impacted by propose more…
02/23/2012
First Minister Shows Support For Fair TradeeGov monitorThe First Minister has shown his support for Fair Trade by attending the Fair Trade Nation exhibition launch in Cardiff. The exhibition will be o more…
02/23/2012
Of 'Philanthropic' Imperialists and DemocracyAllAfrica.comMali is also set to hold an election in 2012 and again France has a strong say in the affairs of that country, with its journalists pl more…
Stars to Play for Benji allafrica.com
02/23/2012
Stars to Play for BenjiAllAfrica.comThe Zambians will join South Africa's Steven Pienaar, Samba Sow of Mali, El-Hadji Diouf of Senegal, Kolo Toure and Didier Drogba of Cote d'Ivoire, Cameroon& more…
02/23/2012
African Capacity Building Foundation joins African Development Bank on the …AllAfrica.comRegional delegates gather in Accra to analyse contextual factors shaping financial governance in their respec more…
02/23/2012
S4C content chief departsC21MediaWelsh pubcaster S4C's head of content is leaving to rejoin the indie sector after two decades. Meirion Davies had held several posts during his 20-year tenure, mos more…
02/23/2012
Iqmagazineonline.comMediaTek licenses ARM graphics processor for smartphonesElectronicsWeekly.comARM and MediaTek continue their technology partnership with MediaTek taking a licence for ARM's Mal more…
02/23/2012
Conflict in Mali could increase malnutrition warns Action Against HungerReuters AlertNetAs more than 75000 people flee their homes to escape violence in northern Mali between the Tuareg rebels and the more…
02/23/2012
NL-AidThe Price of GoldNL-AidAccording to a Human Rights Watch (HRW) report released this past December, some 20000 – 40000 children work in artisanal gold mines in Mali, Africa's third-largest more…
02/23/2012
Pelosi appears on 'Colbert Report' to promote campaign finance reformsThe HillBy Meghashyam Mali – 02/23/12 06:15 AM ET House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (Calif.) appeared on Comedy Central&# more…
02/23/2012
Curbing The Menace Of Human Trafficking —Mamud HassanP.M. NewsTo curb a business of such magnitude, therefore, requires a more serious approach and carefully planned strategies. Human trafficking is more…
02/23/2012
Mali's Sotelma to trade on W. Africa bourse by end JuneReuters AfricaABIDJAN Feb 23 (Reuters) – Shares in Mali telecoms company Sotelma will go on sale in April and start trading on the Abidjan-ba more…
02/23/2012
2 Pros Break Ground for Sports Academy SoonLiberian Daily ObserverStriker Toe, 30, who is plying his trade with Vaneltian Koroma in Japan, and defender Fallah Johnson, 36, with Persita Tangerang in In more…
02/23/2012
SA improves in global mining ranking – surveyCreamer Media’s Mining WeeklyIn the policy potential index, South Africa was rated below countries such as Botswana, which was the highest-ranking Africa more…
02/23/2012
Leadership Newspapers'Nigeria loses USD10b export opportunities in agric sector annually'Afrique en LigueLagos, Nigeria – As Nigeria has changed from an exporter of commodities to a mass impor more…
02/23/2012
Africa: Seed Industry Gets US $56 Million Boost to Increase Food CropsAllAfrica.com"Good seed is not just the driving force behind good harvests and eliminating poverty and hunger, it's the f more…

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News about Mali: Business, Investment, and Trade Weekly – Issue February 23, 2012

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02/17/2012
Telegraph.co.ukSect frees 119 from Nigerian prisonSTLtoday.comGreece said to need more help • Current plans to save Greece from financial collapse would still leave the country with debt far above t more…
02/17/2012
Autochannel (press release)Kia Pledges €1.5 Million for Charity Shrub Planting Programme in AfricaAutochannel (press release)SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA – Feb 17, 2012: Kia Motors Europe is to sponsor a lo more…
02/17/2012
Gold Fields Doubles Dividend as Rand Price Increases ProfitBusinessWeekThe 3.30 rand (43 US cents) a share payout is “the highest dividend yield in the gold industry globally,” Chief Executive Off more…
02/17/2012
AFPECOWAS Supports Mali Against Taureg RebelsVoice of America (blog)The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has voiced support for Mali's government, which is battling Taureg rebels more…
02/18/2012
Times LIVEMali facing worst human rights crisis in 20 years: AmnestyTimes LIVEAmnesty International said Friday that a Tuareg offensive raging in northern Mali is causing a humanitarian and human righ more…
02/18/2012
BusinessLIVEGold miners stay focused on growthBusinessLIVEMark Cutifani and Nick Holland, the CEOs of AngloGold Ashanti and Gold Fields, have one clear thing in common – a wish to improve their compan more…
Prateik fails again – Times of Indiatimesofindia.indiatimes.com
02/19/2012
IndiaFMPrateik fails againTimes of IndiaSays a trade analyst, Ekk Deewana Tha barely managed 60 odd lakhs on day one. It is a very bad film.'' Incidentally the industry is wary of film titles more…
02/20/2012
New EraAfrican leaders end security talks in BeninNew EraCOTONOU – African leaders on Saturday met for talks on security issues as fresh violence in Mali has sparked what rights groups say is the Sa more…
02/20/2012
Kia pledges African shrub planting supportTheGreenCarWebsite.co.uk (blog)Kia has pledged to donate up to €1.5 million to plant six million shrubs in Mali, West Africa over the next three years. The more…
02/20/2012
Malian refugees swell food shortage numbers in NigerReuters AlertNetTHOUSANDS of refugees fleeing fighting in Mali are putting extra pressure on food supplies in hunger-hit Niger, warns UK-based aid a more…
02/20/2012
Gov. Snyder: Romney has time to close gap in MichiganThe Hill (blog)By Meghashyam Mali – 02/20/12 08:46 AM ET Romney surrogate Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) said Monday he expects the GOP hopeful to more…
02/20/2012
GeekSamsung's Massive 5.3-inch Smartphone: Galaxy Note ReviewTechSpotBy Julio Franco Samsung's new Galaxy Note is a unique device in the smartphone market. Straddling the line between a smartp more…
02/20/2012
Co-Authors partner on book to teach biz leaders about vision and collaborationExaminer.comAkia decided her writing goal would be to solve the business problem that prevents many business owners from s more…
02/20/2012
Boko Haram's Holy War on NigeriaChristian Broadcasting Network"We've had information and analysis and assessments for the last two to three years that Boko Haram has been in connection wi more…
02/20/2012
Bangkok PostAppetite for successBangkok PostMah Boonkrong and Thanadsri were the very first brands of packed rice available in the market. These days, about 250 brands compete in the 150-billion-baht more…
02/20/2012
AFPThousands of refugees flee Mali fightingAFP"Niger to date has more than 23000 refugees from Mali, mostly along our border with Mali," Niger Finance Minister Mahamadou Ouhoumoudou told rep more…
02/20/2012
Gryphon Minerals increases exposure to highly prospective gold assets in West …Proactive Investors AustraliaThe strategic investment provides Gryphon exposure to Papillon's promising gold projec more…
02/21/2012
Gryphon Minerals increases exposure to highly prospective gold assets in West …Proactive Investors USA & CanadaThe strategic investment provides Gryphon exposure to Papillon's promising gold pro more…
02/21/2012
Guide to smartphone hardware (2/7): GraphicsNeowinWith such a huge range of smartphone hardware on the market today from vendors such as Samsung, HTC, Apple, Motorola, LG and more, it can be very conf more…
02/21/2012
Heritage-Transactions in Own SharesMarketwire (press release)Heritage is listed on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index. The trading symbol is HOIL. more…
02/21/2012
Mali's 2012 President Elections: Consolidation We Can Believe InThink Africa PressMali's presidential elections are scheduled to begin on April 29. There are some fears that continued instabil more…
02/21/2012
Desert Gold Ventures Acquires Another Strategically Located Permit in MaliMarketWatch (press release)TORONTO, ONTARIO, Feb 21, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — Desert Gold Ventures Inc. (CVE:CA:DAU) (t more…
02/21/2012
MobileSyrup.comQualcomm Snapdragon S4 chipset benchmarked, is way faster than anything on the …MobileSyrup.comIt will also be the industry's first SoC to build LTE connectivity onto the die, som more…
02/21/2012
Slate MagazineThe Other Mormon CandidateSlate MagazineHe's the reformist mayor of Ouéléssébougou, a city of some 35000 residents in the southwest corner of Mali. His anti-corruption policies ha more…
02/21/2012
Teranga Gold Corporation: December Quarter and Fiscal Year ReportMarketwire (press release)(1) For 2012 onward, the Company will report cash costs of sales after adjusting for inventory movement, in l more…
02/22/2012
BBC NewsLand grab or development opportunity?BBC NewsOthers say that foreign investment can help African countries create jobs, increase export earnings and use more advanced technologies. Three years more…
02/22/2012
Busia's Perspective on African Society and CultureMyjoyonline.comBusia also highlights two socioeconomic trends that have dominated twentieth-century Africa, namely, the rapid movement towards pol more…
02/22/2012
Pop CityPop Filter Hot Pick: Playing for Change promotes world peace through musicPop CityExploring creative synergies between cultures, the project uses music to empower citizens to break down bounda more…
02/22/2012
Carwyn Jones launches Fair Trade displayWalesOnlineBy Chris Kelsey First Minister Carwyn Jones is showing his support for Fair Trade by attending the Fair Trade Nation exhibition launch in Cardiff tod more…
02/22/2012
Bangkok PostPackaged rice: Over 250 brandsBangkok PostSelling rice in bags marked with a brandname to stores or delivering direct to homes remains a profitable business. Packed rice, the rice packaged more…
02/22/2012
IPO Completed, Tembo Sinks Its Teeth into Drilling Alongside African Barrick …MarketWatch (press release)Research Associates at Resourcex have conducted a thourough survey process of the opinion of more…
02/22/2012
Oxfam AmericaStill trying to follow the moneyOxfam AmericaOxfam America is running banner ads on news web sites this week to encourage oil companies to support strong rules that will encourage more tr more…
02/22/2012
FXI to Demo any Screen Computing Benefits to Operators and Carriers at Mobile …Business Wire (press release)TRONDHEIM, Norway & BARCELONA, Spain–(BUSINESS WIRE)–FXI Technologies today announce more…
Country Profile: Senegal aljazeera.com
02/22/2012
Aljazeera.comCountry Profile: SenegalAljazeera.comThe West African country, bordered by Mali, Mauritania, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau and surrounding the Gambia almost entirely, was considered among France& more…
02/22/2012
Frontline Gold Commences Diamond Drill Program on the Menderes Gold Project …Marketwire (press release)The Company's flagship properties include the Niaouleni gold project in the heart of Mali S more…
02/22/2012
Finance ManagersReuters AlertNetCompounding this situation are recent outbreaks of conflict within the region (most notably Northern Mali) causing the displacement of people and limiting access to aff more…
02/22/2012
Gold Stocks About To Undertake Feasibility Studies: The Good, The Bad, The MaybeSeeking AlphaIt's been an interesting year for gold, with a declining market somehow creating high revenue for gold more…
02/22/2012
NGO chief in appeal to help drought-hit West AfricaGulf TimesThe alarm was raised early and governments of Niger, Mali and Chad have all declared a disaster, appealing for international help. If actio more…
02/22/2012
Solar Energy to Light up Africa?24/7 Wall St.Solutions include boosting cross-border power trade, improving existing utility companies and improving wide-scale access to electricity. Looking to amelio more…
02/23/2012
ECOWAS Defence chiefs meet on Boko HaramThe Nation NewspaperBy Augustine Ehikioya and Vincent Ikuomola, Abuja 3 minutes ago Defence Chiefs in the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) wil more…
02/23/2012
What's going on today?Online Athens98 W., Danielsville; (706) 795-5597 Adam Klein CD release show for Malian 'Mande' music album titled “Dugu Wolo”: 7:30 pm, Avid Bookshop, 493 Prince more…
02/23/2012
Canada's role in training Afghan army may soon shrink: MacKayOttawa CitizenIn addition to Afghanistan, Canada has dozens of trainers in Mali, Sierra Leone, Jamaica and Southeast Asia, where they a more…
02/23/2012
North Smithfield council split sends aggregate mining ordinance to committeeValley Breeze"It is standard operating procedure to include the business entities most likely to be impacted by propose more…
02/23/2012
First Minister Shows Support For Fair TradeeGov monitorThe First Minister has shown his support for Fair Trade by attending the Fair Trade Nation exhibition launch in Cardiff. The exhibition will be o more…
02/23/2012
Of 'Philanthropic' Imperialists and DemocracyAllAfrica.comMali is also set to hold an election in 2012 and again France has a strong say in the affairs of that country, with its journalists pl more…
Stars to Play for Benji allafrica.com
02/23/2012
Stars to Play for BenjiAllAfrica.comThe Zambians will join South Africa's Steven Pienaar, Samba Sow of Mali, El-Hadji Diouf of Senegal, Kolo Toure and Didier Drogba of Cote d'Ivoire, Cameroon& more…
02/23/2012
African Capacity Building Foundation joins African Development Bank on the …AllAfrica.comRegional delegates gather in Accra to analyse contextual factors shaping financial governance in their respec more…
02/23/2012
S4C content chief departsC21MediaWelsh pubcaster S4C's head of content is leaving to rejoin the indie sector after two decades. Meirion Davies had held several posts during his 20-year tenure, mos more…
02/23/2012
Iqmagazineonline.comMediaTek licenses ARM graphics processor for smartphonesElectronicsWeekly.comARM and MediaTek continue their technology partnership with MediaTek taking a licence for ARM's Mal more…
02/23/2012
Conflict in Mali could increase malnutrition warns Action Against HungerReuters AlertNetAs more than 75000 people flee their homes to escape violence in northern Mali between the Tuareg rebels and the more…
02/23/2012
NL-AidThe Price of GoldNL-AidAccording to a Human Rights Watch (HRW) report released this past December, some 20000 – 40000 children work in artisanal gold mines in Mali, Africa's third-largest more…
02/23/2012
Pelosi appears on 'Colbert Report' to promote campaign finance reformsThe HillBy Meghashyam Mali – 02/23/12 06:15 AM ET House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (Calif.) appeared on Comedy Central&# more…
02/23/2012
Curbing The Menace Of Human Trafficking —Mamud HassanP.M. NewsTo curb a business of such magnitude, therefore, requires a more serious approach and carefully planned strategies. Human trafficking is more…
02/23/2012
Mali's Sotelma to trade on W. Africa bourse by end JuneReuters AfricaABIDJAN Feb 23 (Reuters) – Shares in Mali telecoms company Sotelma will go on sale in April and start trading on the Abidjan-ba more…
02/23/2012
2 Pros Break Ground for Sports Academy SoonLiberian Daily ObserverStriker Toe, 30, who is plying his trade with Vaneltian Koroma in Japan, and defender Fallah Johnson, 36, with Persita Tangerang in In more…
02/23/2012
SA improves in global mining ranking – surveyCreamer Media’s Mining WeeklyIn the policy potential index, South Africa was rated below countries such as Botswana, which was the highest-ranking Africa more…
02/23/2012
Leadership Newspapers'Nigeria loses USD10b export opportunities in agric sector annually'Afrique en LigueLagos, Nigeria – As Nigeria has changed from an exporter of commodities to a mass impor more…
02/23/2012
Africa: Seed Industry Gets US $56 Million Boost to Increase Food CropsAllAfrica.com"Good seed is not just the driving force behind good harvests and eliminating poverty and hunger, it's the f more…

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News about Mali: Business, Investment, and Trade Weekly – Issue February 23, 2012

Share
02/17/2012
Telegraph.co.ukSect frees 119 from Nigerian prisonSTLtoday.comGreece said to need more help • Current plans to save Greece from financial collapse would still leave the country with debt far above t more…
02/17/2012
Autochannel (press release)Kia Pledges €1.5 Million for Charity Shrub Planting Programme in AfricaAutochannel (press release)SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA – Feb 17, 2012: Kia Motors Europe is to sponsor a lo more…
02/17/2012
Gold Fields Doubles Dividend as Rand Price Increases ProfitBusinessWeekThe 3.30 rand (43 US cents) a share payout is “the highest dividend yield in the gold industry globally,” Chief Executive Off more…
02/17/2012
AFPECOWAS Supports Mali Against Taureg RebelsVoice of America (blog)The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has voiced support for Mali's government, which is battling Taureg rebels more…
02/18/2012
Times LIVEMali facing worst human rights crisis in 20 years: AmnestyTimes LIVEAmnesty International said Friday that a Tuareg offensive raging in northern Mali is causing a humanitarian and human righ more…
02/18/2012
BusinessLIVEGold miners stay focused on growthBusinessLIVEMark Cutifani and Nick Holland, the CEOs of AngloGold Ashanti and Gold Fields, have one clear thing in common – a wish to improve their compan more…
Prateik fails again – Times of Indiatimesofindia.indiatimes.com
02/19/2012
IndiaFMPrateik fails againTimes of IndiaSays a trade analyst, Ekk Deewana Tha barely managed 60 odd lakhs on day one. It is a very bad film.'' Incidentally the industry is wary of film titles more…
02/20/2012
New EraAfrican leaders end security talks in BeninNew EraCOTONOU – African leaders on Saturday met for talks on security issues as fresh violence in Mali has sparked what rights groups say is the Sa more…
02/20/2012
Kia pledges African shrub planting supportTheGreenCarWebsite.co.uk (blog)Kia has pledged to donate up to €1.5 million to plant six million shrubs in Mali, West Africa over the next three years. The more…
02/20/2012
Malian refugees swell food shortage numbers in NigerReuters AlertNetTHOUSANDS of refugees fleeing fighting in Mali are putting extra pressure on food supplies in hunger-hit Niger, warns UK-based aid a more…
02/20/2012
Gov. Snyder: Romney has time to close gap in MichiganThe Hill (blog)By Meghashyam Mali – 02/20/12 08:46 AM ET Romney surrogate Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) said Monday he expects the GOP hopeful to more…
02/20/2012
GeekSamsung's Massive 5.3-inch Smartphone: Galaxy Note ReviewTechSpotBy Julio Franco Samsung's new Galaxy Note is a unique device in the smartphone market. Straddling the line between a smartp more…
02/20/2012
Co-Authors partner on book to teach biz leaders about vision and collaborationExaminer.comAkia decided her writing goal would be to solve the business problem that prevents many business owners from s more…
02/20/2012
Boko Haram's Holy War on NigeriaChristian Broadcasting Network"We've had information and analysis and assessments for the last two to three years that Boko Haram has been in connection wi more…
02/20/2012
Bangkok PostAppetite for successBangkok PostMah Boonkrong and Thanadsri were the very first brands of packed rice available in the market. These days, about 250 brands compete in the 150-billion-baht more…
02/20/2012
AFPThousands of refugees flee Mali fightingAFP"Niger to date has more than 23000 refugees from Mali, mostly along our border with Mali," Niger Finance Minister Mahamadou Ouhoumoudou told rep more…
02/20/2012
Gryphon Minerals increases exposure to highly prospective gold assets in West …Proactive Investors AustraliaThe strategic investment provides Gryphon exposure to Papillon's promising gold projec more…
02/21/2012
Gryphon Minerals increases exposure to highly prospective gold assets in West …Proactive Investors USA & CanadaThe strategic investment provides Gryphon exposure to Papillon's promising gold pro more…
02/21/2012
Guide to smartphone hardware (2/7): GraphicsNeowinWith such a huge range of smartphone hardware on the market today from vendors such as Samsung, HTC, Apple, Motorola, LG and more, it can be very conf more…
02/21/2012
Heritage-Transactions in Own SharesMarketwire (press release)Heritage is listed on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index. The trading symbol is HOIL. more…
02/21/2012
Mali's 2012 President Elections: Consolidation We Can Believe InThink Africa PressMali's presidential elections are scheduled to begin on April 29. There are some fears that continued instabil more…
02/21/2012
Desert Gold Ventures Acquires Another Strategically Located Permit in MaliMarketWatch (press release)TORONTO, ONTARIO, Feb 21, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — Desert Gold Ventures Inc. (CVE:CA:DAU) (t more…
02/21/2012
MobileSyrup.comQualcomm Snapdragon S4 chipset benchmarked, is way faster than anything on the …MobileSyrup.comIt will also be the industry's first SoC to build LTE connectivity onto the die, som more…
02/21/2012
Slate MagazineThe Other Mormon CandidateSlate MagazineHe's the reformist mayor of Ouéléssébougou, a city of some 35000 residents in the southwest corner of Mali. His anti-corruption policies ha more…
02/21/2012
Teranga Gold Corporation: December Quarter and Fiscal Year ReportMarketwire (press release)(1) For 2012 onward, the Company will report cash costs of sales after adjusting for inventory movement, in l more…
02/22/2012
BBC NewsLand grab or development opportunity?BBC NewsOthers say that foreign investment can help African countries create jobs, increase export earnings and use more advanced technologies. Three years more…
02/22/2012
Busia's Perspective on African Society and CultureMyjoyonline.comBusia also highlights two socioeconomic trends that have dominated twentieth-century Africa, namely, the rapid movement towards pol more…
02/22/2012
Pop CityPop Filter Hot Pick: Playing for Change promotes world peace through musicPop CityExploring creative synergies between cultures, the project uses music to empower citizens to break down bounda more…
02/22/2012
Carwyn Jones launches Fair Trade displayWalesOnlineBy Chris Kelsey First Minister Carwyn Jones is showing his support for Fair Trade by attending the Fair Trade Nation exhibition launch in Cardiff tod more…
02/22/2012
Bangkok PostPackaged rice: Over 250 brandsBangkok PostSelling rice in bags marked with a brandname to stores or delivering direct to homes remains a profitable business. Packed rice, the rice packaged more…
02/22/2012
IPO Completed, Tembo Sinks Its Teeth into Drilling Alongside African Barrick …MarketWatch (press release)Research Associates at Resourcex have conducted a thourough survey process of the opinion of more…
02/22/2012
Oxfam AmericaStill trying to follow the moneyOxfam AmericaOxfam America is running banner ads on news web sites this week to encourage oil companies to support strong rules that will encourage more tr more…
02/22/2012
FXI to Demo any Screen Computing Benefits to Operators and Carriers at Mobile …Business Wire (press release)TRONDHEIM, Norway & BARCELONA, Spain–(BUSINESS WIRE)–FXI Technologies today announce more…
Country Profile: Senegal aljazeera.com
02/22/2012
Aljazeera.comCountry Profile: SenegalAljazeera.comThe West African country, bordered by Mali, Mauritania, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau and surrounding the Gambia almost entirely, was considered among France& more…
02/22/2012
Frontline Gold Commences Diamond Drill Program on the Menderes Gold Project …Marketwire (press release)The Company's flagship properties include the Niaouleni gold project in the heart of Mali S more…
02/22/2012
Finance ManagersReuters AlertNetCompounding this situation are recent outbreaks of conflict within the region (most notably Northern Mali) causing the displacement of people and limiting access to aff more…
02/22/2012
Gold Stocks About To Undertake Feasibility Studies: The Good, The Bad, The MaybeSeeking AlphaIt's been an interesting year for gold, with a declining market somehow creating high revenue for gold more…
02/22/2012
NGO chief in appeal to help drought-hit West AfricaGulf TimesThe alarm was raised early and governments of Niger, Mali and Chad have all declared a disaster, appealing for international help. If actio more…
02/22/2012
Solar Energy to Light up Africa?24/7 Wall St.Solutions include boosting cross-border power trade, improving existing utility companies and improving wide-scale access to electricity. Looking to amelio more…
02/23/2012
ECOWAS Defence chiefs meet on Boko HaramThe Nation NewspaperBy Augustine Ehikioya and Vincent Ikuomola, Abuja 3 minutes ago Defence Chiefs in the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) wil more…
02/23/2012
What's going on today?Online Athens98 W., Danielsville; (706) 795-5597 Adam Klein CD release show for Malian 'Mande' music album titled “Dugu Wolo”: 7:30 pm, Avid Bookshop, 493 Prince more…
02/23/2012
Canada's role in training Afghan army may soon shrink: MacKayOttawa CitizenIn addition to Afghanistan, Canada has dozens of trainers in Mali, Sierra Leone, Jamaica and Southeast Asia, where they a more…
02/23/2012
North Smithfield council split sends aggregate mining ordinance to committeeValley Breeze"It is standard operating procedure to include the business entities most likely to be impacted by propose more…
02/23/2012
First Minister Shows Support For Fair TradeeGov monitorThe First Minister has shown his support for Fair Trade by attending the Fair Trade Nation exhibition launch in Cardiff. The exhibition will be o more…
02/23/2012
Of 'Philanthropic' Imperialists and DemocracyAllAfrica.comMali is also set to hold an election in 2012 and again France has a strong say in the affairs of that country, with its journalists pl more…
Stars to Play for Benji allafrica.com
02/23/2012
Stars to Play for BenjiAllAfrica.comThe Zambians will join South Africa's Steven Pienaar, Samba Sow of Mali, El-Hadji Diouf of Senegal, Kolo Toure and Didier Drogba of Cote d'Ivoire, Cameroon& more…
02/23/2012
African Capacity Building Foundation joins African Development Bank on the …AllAfrica.comRegional delegates gather in Accra to analyse contextual factors shaping financial governance in their respec more…
02/23/2012
S4C content chief departsC21MediaWelsh pubcaster S4C's head of content is leaving to rejoin the indie sector after two decades. Meirion Davies had held several posts during his 20-year tenure, mos more…
02/23/2012
Iqmagazineonline.comMediaTek licenses ARM graphics processor for smartphonesElectronicsWeekly.comARM and MediaTek continue their technology partnership with MediaTek taking a licence for ARM's Mal more…
02/23/2012
Conflict in Mali could increase malnutrition warns Action Against HungerReuters AlertNetAs more than 75000 people flee their homes to escape violence in northern Mali between the Tuareg rebels and the more…
02/23/2012
NL-AidThe Price of GoldNL-AidAccording to a Human Rights Watch (HRW) report released this past December, some 20000 – 40000 children work in artisanal gold mines in Mali, Africa's third-largest more…
02/23/2012
Pelosi appears on 'Colbert Report' to promote campaign finance reformsThe HillBy Meghashyam Mali – 02/23/12 06:15 AM ET House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (Calif.) appeared on Comedy Central&# more…
02/23/2012
Curbing The Menace Of Human Trafficking —Mamud HassanP.M. NewsTo curb a business of such magnitude, therefore, requires a more serious approach and carefully planned strategies. Human trafficking is more…
02/23/2012
Mali's Sotelma to trade on W. Africa bourse by end JuneReuters AfricaABIDJAN Feb 23 (Reuters) – Shares in Mali telecoms company Sotelma will go on sale in April and start trading on the Abidjan-ba more…
02/23/2012
2 Pros Break Ground for Sports Academy SoonLiberian Daily ObserverStriker Toe, 30, who is plying his trade with Vaneltian Koroma in Japan, and defender Fallah Johnson, 36, with Persita Tangerang in In more…
02/23/2012
SA improves in global mining ranking – surveyCreamer Media’s Mining WeeklyIn the policy potential index, South Africa was rated below countries such as Botswana, which was the highest-ranking Africa more…
02/23/2012
Leadership Newspapers'Nigeria loses USD10b export opportunities in agric sector annually'Afrique en LigueLagos, Nigeria – As Nigeria has changed from an exporter of commodities to a mass impor more…
02/23/2012
Africa: Seed Industry Gets US $56 Million Boost to Increase Food CropsAllAfrica.com"Good seed is not just the driving force behind good harvests and eliminating poverty and hunger, it's the f more…

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