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UNITED STATES

2013

Yeah Samake and the Future of Mali
By Michael Wyatt
Utah 89.1 FM Thinking Aloud

As Mali Wars With Islamists, a Mormon Runs for President
By Aryn Baker
TIME
Published May 2, 2013
http://world.time.com/2013/05/02/a-mormon-president-in-mali-an-unusual-candidate-steps-up-in-bamako/

The First Mormon President…Of Mali?  Meet Yeah Samake
By Gygaxian
Daily Kos
Published May 1, 2013
http://www.dailykos.com/story/2013/05/01/1206157/-The-First-Mormon-President-Of-Mali-Meet-Yeah-Samake

Yeah Samake: Born for Such a Time as This
By Maurine Proctor
Meridian Magazine
Published May 1, 2013
http://www.ldsmag.com/article/1/12614

Risking death, BYU grad confronts Malian coup leader
By Stephanie Grimes
KSL 5
Published April 30, 2013
http://www.ksl.com/?sid=25001385&section=featured-story

Elections Back on Track: Mormon Leads in Race for President in African Nation
By Brent Hunsaker
ABC 4
Published April 29, 2013
http://www.abc4.com/content/news/slc/story/Elections-back-on-track-Mormon-leads-in-race-for/ucEkN22rB0Skjd8Gmv8hfw.cspx

Terror in Timbuktu: A trip through the heart of Mali
By Ambassador John Price
The Washington Times
Published March 26, 2013
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2013/mar/26/terror-timbuktu-trip-through-heart-mali/

Yeah Samake Travels to Tombouctou
By Marissa Coutinho Samake
Meridian Magazine
Published March 12, 2013
http://ldsmag.com/article/1/12349

Yeah Samake: Running for President in Mali’s Darkest Hour
By Maurine Proctor
Meridian Magazine
Published February 27, 2013
http://www.theworld.org/2012/03/mali-junta-constitution/

Mormon Runs for President in Mali
By Heather Hemingway
Houston Chronicle
Published February 24, 2013
http://blog.chron.com/mormonvoice/2013/02/yeah-samake-another-mormon-presidential-candidate/

The Other Mormon Candidate
By Max Perry Mueller
Slate
Published February 21, 2013
http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/foreigners/2012/02/yeah_samak_the_mormon_candidate_for_president_of_mali_.html

Meet the Mormon presidential candidate in Mali who has a bold plan for combating Islamic extremism
Deseret News
Published February 11, 2013
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765622369/Meet-the-Mormon-presidential-candidate-in-Mali-who-has-a-bold-plan-for-combatting-Islamic-extremism.html

Meet the Mormon presidential candidate in Mali who has a bold plan for combatting Islamic extremism
By Billy Hallowell
Published February 8, 2013
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2013/02/08/meet-the-mormon-presidential-candidate-in-mali-who-has-a-bold-plan-for-combatting-islamic-extremism-and-upholding-democracy/

Mali Presidential Candidate Visits Ammon
By Tatevik Aprikyan
Local News 8
Published February 7, 2013
http://www.localnews8.com/news/Mali-Presidential-Candidate-Visits-Ammon/-/308662/18459834/-/10rr0om/-/index.html

Mali: U.S. Must Enforce Aid Accountability
By Yeah Samake
International Policy Digest
Published January 28, 2013
http://www.internationalpolicydigest.org/author/yeah-samake/

SAMAKE: The Way Forward for Mali
By Yeah Samake
Washington Times
Published January 28, 2013
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2013/jan/28/the-way-forward-for-mali/

2012

Lack of leadership responsible for crisis in my country, says Yeah Samake, Mali’s Presidential candidate
By Bonaventure Melah
Daily Times
Published December 5, 2012
http://dailytimes.com.ng/article/lack-leadership-responsible-crisis-my-country-says-yeah-samake-mali%E2%80%99s-presidential-candidate

Ex-BYU student focused on restoring democracy in bid for Mali presidency
By Robert Gehrke
Salt Lake Tribune
Published November 26, 2012
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/55311192-90/samake-mali-nation-byu.html.csp

Yeah Samake Continues to Fight for Mali
By Erin Ann McBride
Meridian Magazine
July 16, 2012
http://www.ldsmag.com/article/11130/1

Amid chaos, Malians hope to get their nation back on track
By Moni Basu and Katarina Höije
CNN
Published May 24, 2012
http://articles.cnn.com/2012-05-24/africa/world_africa_mali-unrest_1_malian-capital-interim-president-coup?_s=PM:AFRICA

Brent Hunsaker—A Mormon President
Reported By Brent Hunsaker
ABC4
Published April 26, 2012
http://www.abc4.com/content/about_4/blogs/story/Brent-Hunsaker-A-Mormon-president/5ML6XGB5BUe9MYGjJ3rcSg.cspx

Mali Junta Unveils Constitution And Promises Elections
By BBC The World
PRI’S The World
Published March 28, 2012
http://www.theworld.org/2012/03/mali-junta-constitution/

Mali Presidential Candidate talks of his aspirations in his native land.
By Janise Johnson
Contra Costa Times
Published: March 8th, 2012
http://www.contracostatimes.com/california/ci_20126648/mali-presidential-candidate-talks-his-aspirations-his-native

Mali presidential candidate talks about his aspirations in his native land.
By Janise Johnson
The Daily Bulletin
Published March 7th, 2012
http://www.dailybulletin.com/ci_20126648/mali-presidential-candidate-talks-his-aspirations-his-native

Malian Presidential candidate Yeah Samake to visit Claremont graduate university
By CGU
Feb. 28, 2012
http://www.cgu.edu/pages/4546.asp?item=6058

The other Mormon Candidate
By Max Perry Mueller
February 21st, 2012
http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/foreigners/2012/02/yeah_samak_the_mormon_candidate_for_president_of_mali_.single.html

Yeah Samake Runs for President of Mali
By Marissa Coutinho Samake
February 15, 2012
http://www.ldsmag.com/church/article/9359?ac=1

Mormon Presidency: This Time for Africa
Posted by Rachel Morrison
BYU Political Review
January 30, 2012
http://www.byupoliticalreview.com/?p=102863

Mali Mormon: Yeah we can
by Ben Miller on Jan 28, 2012
The Student Review
http://thestudentreview.org/2012/01/28/mali-mormon-yeah-we-can/

Mormon From Mali
By The World
January 3, 2012
http://www.theworld.org/2012/01/mormon-mali-yeah-samake/

2011

Radio Interview: Latter-day Saint Mayor runs for President in Mali
By Steven Kapp Perry
Friday, December 23 2011
http://www.ldsmag.com/component/zine/article/9116

BYU alumnus, Malian presidential candidate visits Utah
By Stephanie Grimes
December 12, 2011
KSL.com
http://www.ksl.com/?nid=148&sid=18463115

Yet Another Latter-day Saint Runs for President    
By Maurine Proctor
Meridian Magazine
Published: Monday, December 12, 2011
http://www.ldsmag.com/society/people/article/9053?ac=1

Yeah Samake, Malian Presidential Frontrunner and BYU Alum, To Speak at UVU, Announces Team Samake
December 9, 2011
http://www.prweb.com/releases/2011/12/prweb9028581.htm

BYU grad a presidential contender in Mali     
By Billy Hesterman
Daily Herald
Posted: Friday, December 9, 2011 12:18 am
http://www.heraldextra.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/byu-grad-a-presidential-contender-in-mali/article_ecce7771-4c86-5b25-8642-e7f9bee83496.html

He’s Mormon. He’s Malian. And he’s probably going to be president.    
By Ben Miller on Dec 8, 2011
The Student Review
http://thestudentreview.org/2011/12/08/hes-mormon-hes-malian-and-hes-probably-going-to-be-president/

LDS forerunner in Mali’s presidential elections coming to town
By Tamarra Kemsley
Published Dec 07, 2011, 4:14 pm
http://universe.byu.edu/index.php/2011/12/07/lds-forerunner-in-malis-presidential-elections-coming-to-town/

Yeah Samake
By Daniel Bartholomew
The Millennial Star
August 24, 2011
http://www.millennialstar.org/yeah-samake/

Faith in Politics: LDS politicians share about their experiences in political office
LDS Living Magazine
July 26, 2011
http://ldsliving.com/story/65291-lds-politicians-faith-in-politics

West Valley Officals Welcome City Mayor
By Kimberly Martinez
May 2011
http://www.mywestvalleyjournal.com/full_story/6598/West-Valley-City-officials-welcome-West-African-mayor/

BYU grad is presidential hopeful — in Mali     
BY ROBERT GEHRKE
The Salt Lake Tribune
First published Apr 17 2011 08:09PM
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/51630631-90/aid-byu-education-foreign.html.csp

BYU alumnus to run for president in Mali    
By Carma Wadley
Deseret News
Published: Monday, April 11 2011 9:30 a.m. MDT
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700125885/BYU-alumnus-to-run-for-president-in-Mali.html

Yeah Samake, Mayor of Ouelessebougou, African sister city of Salt Lake, runs for President of Mali in 2012
On April 7, 2011, in Global Watch, Trade Talk
http://www.wtcut.com/2011/04/yeah-samake-mayor-of-ouelessebougou-african-sister-city-of-salt-lake-runs-for-president-of-mali-in-2012/

2010

LIFTING MALI
by Charlene Renberg Winters (BA ’73)
Published: Fall 2010
BYU Magazine
http://magazine.byu.edu/?act=view&a=2674

2009

Utah colleges helping education efforts in Mali
By Wendy Leonard
Deseret News
Published: Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2009
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705336734/Utah-colleges-helping-education-efforts-in-Mali.html?s_cid=s10

Utahn elected mayor of territory in Mali
By Carma Wadley
Deseret News
6 May 2009
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705301685/Utahn-elected-mayor-of-territory-in-Mali.html

Ambition: Malian immigrant in Utah running for mayor of 44 African villages    
By Carma Wadley
Deseret News
Published: Friday, April 10 2009
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705296340/Ambition-Malian-immigrant-in-Utah-running-for-mayor-of-44-African-villages.html

West Valley City, Utah: Yeah Samake received key to city    
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/West_Valley_City,_Utah

WORLD

Kan Bli Verdens forste mormonske president
By Kristian Elster
NRK
March 2, 2012
http://www.nrk.no/nyheter/verden/1.8010351

Yeah Samake, candidato a presidente de Mali, onde golpista suspenderam as eleiçoes: ”O povo parece estar se acostumando
Zero Hora
April 24, 2012
http://www.fileden.com/files/2012/4/25/3296980/brazilpaper2.pdf

 

 

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