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Mali's ex-Prime Minister Soumeylou Maiga dies in detention

March 22, 2022 10:56 am

The information has been confirmed by several other people close to him. Some heads of state in West Africa have confirmed the account as well.

French military to quit Mali in possible boost to jihadists

February 18, 2022 2:51 pm

Coups in Mali, Chad and Burkina Faso have weakened France's alliances in its former colonies, emboldened jihadists who control large swathes of desert and scrubland, and opened the door to greater Russian influence.

Stranded in Mali: Relieved, say workers on their return to Jharkhand

February 06, 2022 10:33 pm

The issue first came to the Jharkhand government’s attention in January as the workers appealed Indian authorities for help on social media.

Mali's junta expels French ambassador as tensions mount

January 31, 2022 10:19 pm

The action puts into question a French-led anti-terrorist military operation present in Mali at the request of Malian leaders.

Five African countries. Six coups. Why now?

January 29, 2022 2:55 pm

🔴 In the past 18 months, military leaders have toppled the governments of Mali, Chad, Guinea, Sudan and Burkina Faso.

Ethiopia, Mali and Guinea booted from US trade pact over rights violations

January 02, 2022 9:31 pm

The US removed Ethiopia, Mali and Guinea from the African Growth and Opportunity Act due to rights violations and military coups.

Colombian nun kidnapped in Mali in 2017 is freed

October 10, 2021 9:23 am

Gloria Narvaez was kidnapped in February 2017 near Mali's border with Burkina Faso.

Army says attack on Malian military convoy kills at least 15

August 20, 2021 9:32 am

The attack has not been claimed, but bears the mark of armed groups linked to al- Qaeda that have been active in the region for years.

12 German soldiers wounded in attack on UN mission in Mali

June 26, 2021 3:12 pm

The UN mission in the country, MINUSMA, had earlier said that 15 peacekeepers were wounded when a temporary operational base in the Gao region was targeted with a vehicle bomb.

Three peacekeepers killed, six wounded by attack in northern Mali

January 14, 2021 9:41 am

The chief of staff of Ivory Coast's army, Gen Lassina Doumbia, said the three dead peacekeepers were from Ivory Coast and they were attacked by extremists.


Radisson hotel in Mali attacked; 170 hostages taken

November 20, 2015 5:00 pm

A Malian military official says at least three people are confirmed dead in an attack on a hotel in the capital where more than 100 hostages are believed to be held.