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Moussa Traore dies, led Mali for 22 years...

As a young lieutenant in 1968, Traore was the main instigator of a coup that overthrew Modibo Keita, the country's first post-independence president.

UPDF resumes deployment to Somalia

Uganda was the first country to send soldiers to Somalia, spearheading the AMISOM in March 2007, to fight the a-Shabaab insurgents.

AU awards medals to UPDF soldiers

AU officials said UPDF soldiers from Battle Group XXVII were on Sunday awarded medals in recognition of their role in furthering the mandate of the African...

Mali junta says it freed ousted president...

The announcement came on the eve of a summit by Mali's neighbours, who are to decide whether to ratchet up pressure on the fledgeling junta.

Sudan, Ethiopia reiterate commitment to AU-sponsored...

The two sides expressed commitment to exerting every possible effort to reach a successful end to the ongoing tripartite talks under the African Union....

AU suspends Mali from continental bloc until...

MALI|AFRICAN UNION|POLITICS|MILITARY|KEITA The African Union (AU) Commission on Wednesday suspended Mali from the pan-African bloc following the forced...

Mali opposition offers backing to coup leaders...

The opposition coalition M5-RFP said in a statement that "it took note of the commitment" the junta has made to "open a civilian political transition"...

African Union condemns 'unconstitutional...

Ramaphosa called for the "immediate return to civilian rule and for the military to return to their barracks". 

African Union condemns arrest of Malian president...

Mutineering soldiers in Mali on Tuesday detained President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita and Prime Minister Boubou Cisse, one of their leaders said.

Zimbabwe bishops denounce 'unprecedented'...

The bishops' statement comes weeks after authorities banned protests planned by an opposition politician.

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