Somehow she also found time to intern at the U.S. Department of Education and help build a school in Mali.
The weak West African states appear incapable of dealing with Mali, and they are not getting much leadership help from outside.
Azawad being the Tuareg name for the northern half of Mali, which is said to be around the size of Texas.
Three times in the past two decades, Mali's army fought separatist fighters from the local Tuareg people to a draw.
And for many in the West African nation of Mali, it felt like the world had come to an end.
Dico ei, mihi gravius malum non esse mortem quam esse aliis occasionem Mali.
Pity you did not get your Samoan friend Mali to hang or shoot them out of hand.
Mali mores sunt Mali amores, said one who also truly saw; the profound Augustine.
After dinner Mother said, Gretel, did you give Mali that waistband?
Lingua Mali loquax mal mentis est indicium—An evil tongue is the proof of an evil mind.
modern African nation, known by that name from 1959, formerly French Sudan. The name is that of a former African kingdom (13c.-14c.), perhaps from Malinke, name of an indigenous people of the region.
Republic in west Africa bordered by Algeria to the north and east, Niger to the east, Burkina Faso and Ivory Coast to the south, Guinea to the southwest, Senegal and Mauritania to the west. Its capital is Bamako. It became an independent nation in 1960.
Note: During the Middle Ages, Mali formed a huge territorial empire, noted as a center of Islamic study and as a trade route for gold. Its center was Timbuktu.