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Ousted Mali President, Keita, Freed By Junta

Coup leaders in Mali have released ousted President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita from detention, a spokesman for the junta Djibrilla Maiga said on Thursday. Reuters quoted him as saying: “He was freed this morning, (and) he has returned to his home.” He however didn’t offer more details. Former Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita was detained during […]

Mali Suspended From International Francophone Organisation Amidst Coup

The Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie (OIF) suspended Mali from its membership on Tuesday as part of efforts to mount pressure on the military junta that has seized power in country. The OIF also called for the liberation of the ousted president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, who stepped down from power last week after the military […]

West African Mediators In Mali Seeking Reversal Of Coup

West African leaders headed by former Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan, arrived in Mali on Saturday in a bid reverse the military coup in the nation and  push for  civilian rule. The delegation plan  to meet members of the new junta as well as ousted president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita. It would be recalled that Rebel soldiers […]