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    Mali – A Gold Mine in the Desert

    Today, Mali is known as one of the poorest countries on earth. Life¬†expectancy¬†and literacy rates are dangerously low. A violent rebellion by the ethnic Tauregs in the North of the country that is threatening to split the country in half has been one of the few things that brought Mali to the news lately. But life in Mali has not always been this negative and depressing. Once, Mali was the shining example of a successful Muslim state. It was the…

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