Mali mayor becomes first 2018 presidential candidate

2017-09-18 08:23

The mayor of Mali's second city, Sikasso, has became the first candidate to throw his hat into the ring for 2018 presidential elections in the troubled west African state.

2 UN peacekeepers killed in Mali when convoy hits explosives

2017-09-06 12:59

The United Nations mission in Mali says two peacekeepers have been killed and two others seriously injured after a convoy hit a mine in the northern Kidal region.

Mali's president postpones suspends revising constitution under opposition pressure

2017-08-20 20:05

Mali's president has suspended plans for a referendum on constitutional change, a move cheered by the opposition after months of street protests against the reforms.

Ex-chief of jihadist 'Islamic police' on trial in Mali

2017-08-18 15:39

The head of an Islamic police brigade deployed by jihadists controlling a city in northern Mali in 2012 went on trial on Friday accused of cutting off victims' hands and publicly whipping women.

Burkina restaurant attackers 'came from Mali': security source

2017-08-16 19:36

Militants who shot and killed 18 people at a restaurant in Burkina Faso's capital most likely came from Mali, a security source in Ouagadougou has said.

Gunmen attack UN base in Mali, killing 7 and wounding 7

2017-08-15 06:43

The United Nations says unidentified gunmen have attacked the headquarters of the UN peacekeeping force in the northern Mali city of Timbuktu, killing seven people and injuring seven others

Popular sites targeted in string of Africa attacks

2017-08-14 19:49

The attack on a Turkish restaurant in Burkina Faso's capital on Sunday was the latest in a series of assaults in Africa targeting spots popular with foreigners and locals alike.

Malian ex-rebels holding child prisoners: UN

2017-08-10 17:25

Former rebels are holding child prisoners in their stronghold city of Kidal following clashes with a rival armed group in northern Mali, the United Nations has said.

UN finds human rights abuses in Kidal region of north Mali

2017-08-07 18:44

The UN is expressing new concern about violence in northern Mali, reporting several dozen human rights violations including torture and summary executions

McGown: Gift of the Givers unaware of reported €3.5m ransom

2017-08-04 11:36

The Gift of the Givers says it knows nothing about a ransom of more than R50m that was allegedly paid for the release of South African hostage Stephen McGown.


HRW accuses Mali, Burkina troops of sweeping rights abuses

2017-09-08 20:23

Malian and Burkinabe soldiers have killed, tortured and disappeared civilians while trying to root out jihadists in central Mali, Human Rights Watch has said.

France seeks UN sanctions regime for Mali

2017-09-02 13:30

France is asking the UN Security Council to set up a sanctions regime for Mali to punish opponents of the 2015 peace deal as fears grow that the west African country is sliding back into turmoil, according to a draft resolution.

Ex-chief of Mali's 'Islamic police' jailed for 10 years

2017-08-19 18:03

A court in Mali has convicted the former head of an Islamic police brigade of offences, including cutting off the hand of a suspected thief, jailing him for 10 years.

Mali ex-jihadist liable for €2.7m for Timbuktu destruction: ICC

2017-08-17 18:28

A war crimes court says a Malian ex-jihadist caused €2.7 million in damages when he destroyed Timbuktu's fabled shrines in 2012.

Mali appeals at UN for aid in setting up joint Sahel force

2017-08-16 11:54

Hit by several attacks on UN camps, Mali has called on the international community to provide military material and financial aid from a new joint force being set up by five countries of the Sahel region.

At least 18 dead in Burkina Faso restaurant attack

2017-08-14 20:51

At least 18 people including eight or more foreigners were gunned down in a Turkish restaurant in Burkina Faso, officials have said, the latest west African attack to target a spot popular with expats.

‘I just tried to stay positive’ — McGown

2017-08-13 06:00

After being kidnapped by al-Qaeda militants in Mali six years ago, Sephen McGown finally returns home.

AS IT HAPPENED: Tears as #StephenMcGown opens up about his captivity in Mali

2017-08-10 14:58

Stephen McGown, who has been freed after being held captive in Mali for almost 6 years, has spoken out about his ordeal.

UN investigating mass graves in northern Mali

2017-08-06 16:01

The United Nations says it is investigating mass graves found in a northern Mali town along with a slew of human rights abuses committed by armed groups vying for control of the area.

South Africa welcomes home a lost son

2017-08-03 18:21

The first thing Stephen McGown says to his elated wife Catherine as the two were reunited after more than five years was that her hair had grown.

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