Share this story
Close X
Switch to Desktop Site

Mali: enchanted land, challenging times

Image 16 of 22


A bus carrying passengers from Gao in Mali's Islamist-controlled north to the capital, Bamako, makes a stop in Mopti, Mali, Sept. 27, 2012. Passengers began the journey divided by sex, with the women seated behind the men. As soon as the bus crossed the border into government-controlled territory, people switched seats to sit with their families. Ordinary Malians and international experts alike are not sure what will reunite and bring back political stability to a country that until recently had a reputation as one of West Africa's most steady democracies.


Next Image Previous Image

Image 16 of 22

About these ads