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Mali opposition rejects ECOWAS plan, insists...

The announcement came a day after heads of the 15-nation regional bloc ECOWAS stood by Keita and urged him to forge a unity government and resolve an election...

Sahel get coronavirus aid

COVID-19|DEVELOPMENT The African Development Bank (AfDB) said Thursday it would provide $285 million in aid to Burkina Faso, Mali, Mauritania, Niger...

Five African leaders in Mali to resolve political...

The African presidents on Thursday follow on the heels of an earlier five-day mediation mission from the 15-nation Economic Community of West African States,...

Today In History - Coup attempt foiled in...

Shops and offices closed in Bamako as the news of the coup spread through the West African country of eight million people.

Mali president pardons 400 prisoners to curb...

All those pardoned, with the exception of Doumbia, were due for release in January 2021.

Mali votes despite virus, security fears...

Some 200,000 people displaced by the near-daily violence in Mali's centre and north will not be able to vote, because "no mechanism has been established"...

Mali heads to polls despite coronavirus,...

Mali's government says the poll will go ahead on Sunday, even as the novel coronavirus has added to the country's chronic security problems.

Western couple abducted in Burkina in 2018...

"UN blue helmets found an Italian citizen and a Canadian citizen near Kidal, who had been taken hostage in Burkina territory in 2018," a security official...

Attacks, ethnic massacres leave ghost villages...

The violence has since swept into the centre of the country - and neighboring Burkina Faso and Niger - inflaming ethnic tensions along the way.

Mali putsch leader freed as security crisis...

A smiling Sanogo left prison in silence, after a court in the capital Bamako had ordered his provisional release.

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