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In Mali, waning fortunes of Fulani herders play into Islamist hands

Fulani anger spreads jihad to central and southern Mali as climate change dries up Niger River, exacerbating conflict

  • Fulani anger spreads jihad to central and southern Mali

  • Climate change drying up Niger, exacerbating conflict

  • Risk of revolt spreading to other countries

By Tim Cocks

MOPTI, Mali, Nov 20 (Reuters) - For centuries, Fulani cattle herders and the farmers of central Mali -- both dependent on the Niger River for precious water -- have had a deal.

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