BAMAKO - West African regional bloc ECOWAS on Saturday called on Mali to re-run some of its contested local elections and convene a government of national unity after anti-government protests swept the capital Bamako.More about this news
French forces have killed 33 militants in an operation in Mali, according to President Emmanuel Macron.
Hundreds of demonstrators gathered in Mali’s capital Bamako on Friday (November 8) in support of the country’s armed forces after more than 50 soldiers died in an attack on an army post in the north.
The prime minister of Mali and his entire government have resigned, following an upsurge of violence in the country.
More than 100 people have been killed in an attack on a village in central Mali by armed men wearing traditional Dogon hunters' clothing, reports say.
BAMAKO (Reuters) - Mali’s army said on Saturday it had confirmed the death of Amadou Koufa, one of the most prominent jihadist leaders in the country, in a raid by French forces on Thursday night.
BAMAKO (Reuters) - Malians began voting on Sunday to decide whether or not to give President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita a second term, despite widespread ethnic and jihadist violence that has dramatically worsened since he came to power five years ago.
Gunmen in Mali have attacked the headquarters of the regional force fighting Islamist militants in the Sahel region of West Africa, witnesses say.
BAMAKO - Thousands of Malians marched through the capital Bamako on Friday against President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, who will seek re-election next month.