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Seven Killed In Attacks On Mali Villages

Gunmen on motorcycles killed seven people in attacks on two villages in central Mali, an area plagued by jihadist attacks and intercommunal violence, a local mayor said Wednesday, July 15, 2020. The victims of Tuesday’s raids were farmers from the Dogon community who were working their fields at the time, said Ali Dolo, mayor of […]

Protest In Mali, As Tens Of Thousands Seek Resignation Of

Tens of thousands of people rallied in Mali’s capital Bamako on Friday, June 19, 2020, to demand the resignation of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, heeding the call of the country’s newly resurgent opposition. The 75-year-old president is under pressure over failures to contain a jihadist insurgency that emerged in northern Mali in 2012 and spread to the fragile […]

Mali Votes Amid Coronavirus, Security Fears

Malians headed to the polls on Sunday, March 29, 2020, for a long-delayed parliamentary election just hours after the country recorded its first coronavirus death and with the leading opposition figure kidnapped and believed to be in the hands of jihadists. Channels TV reports that there were security fears about the vote even before the […]

Five Malian Soldiers Killed By Roadside Bomb

Five Malian Soldiers have been killed in roadside bomb attack in the volatile centre of the country. A Government spokesperson who disclosed this to Journalists revealed the incidence happened on Monday, January 6, 2020. Malian forces were travelling in the region of Alatona in the centre of Mali on Monday morning when their convoy hit […]

Buhari, Other West African Leaders Hold Bilateral Talks In Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari, today December 21 2019, held bilateral discussions with some fellow Presidents of other West African countries in Abuja. The details or purpose for the talks were yet to be gathered as at the time of filing this report. The discussions were held on the sidelines of the ongoing 56th Ordinary Session of […]

Mali conflict: Macron says 33 ‘terrorists’ killed by French troops

Mr Macron made the announcement on a visit to Ivory Coast, where he reiterated France’s commitment to fighting jihadists in the region. It comes weeks after 13 French troops died in a helicopter collision in Mali in the biggest single-day loss of life for its military since the 1980s. Thousands of French troops have been deployed in […]