Jihadist conflict sends Mali's Mopti into downward spiral - Daily Nation
In Summary
  • Not too many years ago, well-heeled foreign visitors flocked to the so-called Venice of Mali.
  • According to UN figures, as many as 70,000 people in the region have fled their homes.
  • In March that year, a coup in Bamako overthrew the government and the army collapsed.
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In Summary
  • Not too many years ago, well-heeled foreign visitors flocked to the so-called Venice of Mali.
  • According to UN figures, as many as 70,000 people in the region have fled their homes.
  • In March that year, a coup in Bamako overthrew the government and the army collapsed.
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In Summary
  • Not too many years ago, well-heeled foreign visitors flocked to the so-called Venice of Mali.
  • According to UN figures, as many as 70,000 people in the region have fled their homes.
  • In March that year, a coup in Bamako overthrew the government and the army collapsed.