Can Mali's musicians revive tourism?
Mali used to attract hundreds of thousands of foreign tourists to its world-famous music events every year, providing much-needed jobs and revenue.
The recent conflict, in which armed groups took control of the north of the country, all but destroyed the tourism sector.
Now, in a bid to persuade tourists to return, Mali has staged its biggest cultural event since the conflict - the Festival sur le Niger.
Hugo Williams reports.
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23 Feb 2014
- From the section Business