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- The capital and largest city of Mali, in the southwest of the country on the Niger River.
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- proper noun The capital city of
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- noun the capital of Mali; located in the south on the Niger
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It is 5: 30 a.m. on a Monday morning in Bamako, and Amadou Kéita is walking to the bus he takes to the academy.
Afootball academy for young players in Bamako, the capital of Mali.
Guillou spent €1.6 million to build the academy in Bamako, which costs €165,000 a year to run.
Recent legislation improving the status and rights of women led to protests and demonstrations in Bamako; the government was criticised for being pushed into even these very modest measures by donors and was forced to backdown and withdraw the legislation.
But for the boys in Bamako, Guillou is someone who can help them achieve a better life.
Schools like the one in Bamako train the players which professional clubs in Europe have expressed an interest in.
Last week, experts from North African countries and their G8 counterparts met in Bamako to discuss boosting counter-terrorism cooperation in the region.
In preparation for this year, Bus Number 7 have already established links with a school in Bamako that they visited the year before, and for which they aim to raise funds to buy sports equipment and teaching supplies.
Last year some local kids came up to us in Bamako and explained that they were collecting donations for their football team.
“I have a clean conscience,” says Guillou, speaking on the balcony of his school in Bamako.