I'm trying to find out more about how things are going in Ouelessebougoo (way-less-eh-boo-goo), Mali. As far as I can tell, things are not in a state of crisis there. It's in the North, where the Christian cities and relics are located.
Yeah Samake's website is continuing to be updated. It looks as though the elections are on for April 2013.
Here is the blog of Yeah Samake's wife.
I'm hoping the French and Aftican troops are successful in getting al Quaeda out. Here is an update.