Instability dampens Mali's Eid festivities

Number of livestock sacrifice rituals for festival depleted by unrest plaguing the African country.

    The political instability in Mali has drastically affected the economy - with many people struggling to get by.

    As the Muslim religious festival of Eid approaches, families buy an animal to be sacrificed.

    But as Al Jazeera's Mohamed Vall reports from the capital Bamako, it is a luxury many people are not able to afford this year.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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