Mali seeks €2bn in aid from EU


The EU will pledge more than half a-billion euros to help Mali rebuild after months of conflict, says the European Commission President.

Mali seeks €2bn in aid from EU

From basket case to bread basket

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My aid is bigger than yours

Jason Moyo

With its coffers desperately dry, one would expect that any aid to Zimbabwe would be a source of much cheer to the country's struggling government.

'Trade is not aid'

Alex Duval Smith

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