Sunday, 13 January 2013

People in Mali face major economic crisis

The economic impact of the crisis in Mali is rapidly being felt throughout the country. A coup in March led to the occupation in the north of the country by al-Qaida linked militants. Foreign embassies are advising against all travel – crippling the once thriving tourism sector. Many foreign NGOs have shut down operations and Malians are facing job losses alongside an increase in food prices.

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