Kabore won a large outright majority in the first round of the presidential election on Sunday, obviating the need for a runoff ballot.
One of the original modernisers of Malian music, the 82-year-old infused traditional sounds with funk and jazz. He was also a dedicated talent scout.
A doctor in Bamako said the former leader had recently undergone heart surgery in the city's Luxembourg Hospital, which he had helped to found.
Africa Cup of Nations matchday 3 and 4 qualifying fixtures between November 11 and 17 and standings (played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against,...
After the announcement of the guilty verdict, Fawaz Ould Ahmed and his co-defendant, Sadou Chaka, were sentenced to death.
Aside from Buyoya, 18 high-ranking military officials and civilians who were close to him received the same sentence.
A government official based in the region, who declined to be named, said that the civilians happened to be travelling ahead of the military convoy when...
A spokesman for the national football federation confirmed that Keita had contracted the virus and was self isolating.
The sanctions included border closures and a ban on commercial trade and financial flows but not basic necessities, drugs, equipment to fight coronavirus,...
Here, AFP Sport rounds up national team, league and cup news from the continent.
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