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Photo of the week: Malians continue to seek refuge from conflict

Refugee from Mali in the Mentao Nord camp in Burkina Faso, West Africa. Conflict in northern Mali has displaced roughly 400,000 people, about 160,000 of whom have fled the country, most to Niger, Mauritania, and Burkina Faso. Oxfam has been assisting roughly 150,000 refugees in these countries (as well as the communities that are hosting […]

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Sidi Touré and the Sahel sound

The Malian guitarist talks about the Sahel food crisis and the power of music to cross boundaries. Facebook Twitter Instagram YouTube Google+