Global Week in Review: Nelson Mandela's Family Visits Him in Hospital

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  • Britain’s First Black Marchioness
  • U.K. Announces Payments to Mistreated Kenyans
  • Millions Needed to Save Mali’s Damaged Cultural Heritage
  • Nigeria Tops List of Children Without School
  • African Warlord Joseph Kony Poaches Elephants for Resources
  • World’s First Tablet Café Debuts in Africa
  • Togo Football Players Withdraw From Cup Qualifier in Libya
  • Ghana Jails Chinese Nationals for Illegal Gold Mining
  • Report Calls Out  Zimbabwean Security Forces Ahead of Elections
  • Dropped Charges in Deadly South African Rape Case Outrage Public
  • Family Visits Ailing Nelson Mandela in Hospital

Millions Needed to Save Mali’s Damaged Cultural Heritage

Having been severely damaged by Islamist militants, Mali's ancient city of Timbuktu will require about $11 million to salvage. “What has been destroyed has been destroyed definitively. It is a part of us that's gone and we need to recharge ourselves, morally speaking, to come to terms with what has happened," Mali’s Minister of Culture Bruno Maiga reportedly said.

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