Mali, landlocked country, is probably best known in the West for the prodigious output of music. Here are some of our archives of music from Mali.

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Niafounke is a dusty town in the North of Mali nestled along the banks of the river Niger and a few hours from the historic Timbouctou. It's legendary in its own rite, renowned as hometown of Ali Farka Touré -- a man who even in life had become myth, a…

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