Violence Pushes Malians Into Burkina Faso
The United Nations says ethnic violence in central Mali has driven 3,000 people into northern Burkina Faso, straining dwindling food and medical supplies.
Thomson Reuters Foundation, 17 April 2018
Ethnic violence in central Mali has driven 3,000 people into northern Burkina Faso since February, straining dwindling food and medical supplies in that part of the West African… Read more »
The political situation in Mali is tense and the Malian army is currently too weak to guarantee stability and security. Many Timbuktu residents who fled the city in 2012 have not returned. They do not trust the uneasy peace and their city faces an uncertain future.
VOA, 18 April 2018
A spike in inter-communal violence in central Mali has sent about 3,000 people fleeing to Burkina Faso over the past few weeks, the U.N. refugee agency reports. Read more »