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Twenty U.N. peacekeepers injured in central Mali attack

"The MINUSMA chief firmly condemns the attack and has ordered that all measures be taken to treat the wounded,"

Malian opposition leader Cisse dies of Covid-19

In 2013 and 2018, he was defeated by Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, who was ousted in an August 18 military coup.

Mali’s ousted president, Amadou Toure, is dead

“Amadou Toumani Toure died during the night of Monday to Tuesday in Turkey where he had been taken for health reasons,” his nephew, Oumar Toure

Mali: Former President Goodluck presents President Buhari with situation report

“The President has been sworn in, the Prime Minister, and Ministers too. The military has only four portfolios for serving officers, and the government has taken off. The Council, which will work like parliamentarians, will be inaugurated soon.”

Mali coup: Bah Ndaw sworn in as civilian leader

During his brief stint as minister, Mr Ndaw signed a defense deal in 2014 with former colonial power France, whose troops had intervened a year earlier to fight Islamist rebels.

ECOWAS likely to decide on lifting Mali sanctions Friday

Junta leader Goita on Tuesday said that “in the coming days ECOWAS must remove these sanctions for the happiness of the Malian”.

Mali junta chief demands end to economic sanctions

Last week, ECOWAS took a hard line and threatened a “total embargo” on the country should the junta install military leaders of an interim government.

Mali coup: Military agrees to 18-month transition government

Mali’s new military leaders have agreed to establish an 18-month transition government until an election can take place, following last month’s...

Mali Military Junta Launches ‘Consultation’ Amid Pressure Over Handover

Mali’s military junta on Thursday launches a three-day “national consultation” with political parties, unions and NGOs, facing questions at home and...

Mali’s ill-equipped army in spotlight after coup

Mali’s army, which staged last month’s coup in the war-torn nation, is taking on a role in politics despite being hamstrung...

Deposed president evacuated from Mali for medical treatment

Keita had been moved to his residence earlier this week after hospitalization at a private clinic under the tight security of...

Ousted Malian president hospitalised after mini-stroke

Former Malian president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, who has not been seen in public since his August 18 ouster in a coup,...

Mali Crisis: Military rulers postpone meeting for transfer of power over ‘organisational reasons’

Mali military rulers said on Saturday they were postponing their first meeting over the transfer of powers due to “organisational reasons”...

Mali’s neighbours tell junta to transfer power to transitional government

Mali's West African neighbours on Friday told the military junta which seized control 10 days ago that it must transfer power...

Breaking: Mali Military frees ousted president, Keita

Mali’s new military rulers said that former president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, who had been detained since the country’s coup on August...

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