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Mali prime minister re-instated, ordered to form new government
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Mali prime minister re-instated, ordered to form new government

Soumeylou Boubèye Maïga in 2014, when he was Minister of Defense of Mali. AFP PHOTO / HABIBOU KOUYATE Mali’s president has re-appointed Prime Minister Soumeylou Boubeye Maiga and ordered him to form a new government, a statement from the presidency said Wednesday. Maiga is a close ally to President Ibrahim […]

Mali’s re-elected Keita sworn in as peacekeeeper wounded
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Mali’s re-elected Keita sworn in as peacekeeeper wounded

President of Mali Ibrahim Boubacar Keita (C) talks to his Chinese counterpart during their bilateral meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, on August 31, 2018. African Presidents are in China for the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation which will be held September 3-4 in Beijing. / […]

Mali’s top court declares Keita president after contested vote
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Mali’s top court declares Keita president after contested vote

(FILES) In this file photo taken on July 27, 2018 Mali's outgoing President seeking re-election Ibrahim Boubacar Keita attends a presidential campaign rally in Bamako on the last day of campaigning before July 29 presidential election. Mali's Constitutional Court on August 20, 2018 declared Ibrahim Boubacar Keita president after the […]

Hundreds protest Mali election results marred by fraud claims
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Hundreds protest Mali election results marred by fraud claims

Supporters of Mali's incoumbent President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, gesture as they celebrate at his election campaign headquarters in Bamako on August 16, 2018, after the official anouncement of votes in Mali's second round presidential election. Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has been re-elected for a five-year term after winning 67.17 […]

Ecologist’s perspective on herdsmen and farmers crisis – Part 2
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Ecologist’s perspective on herdsmen and farmers crisis – Part 2

A member of the security forces stands next to a burnt out vehicle in the Nghar Village, near Jos on June 27, 2018, after Fulani herdsmen attacked the village. Plateau State in Nigeria has seen days of violence where more than 200 people have been killed in clashes between Berom […]

Keita re-elected Mali president with landslide
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Keita re-elected Mali president with landslide

(FILES) In this file photo taken on August 10, 2018 Mali's incumbent president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita addresses his supporters during his last political rally in Bamako ahead of the runoff vote in Mali's presidential election on August 12, 2018. Keita was re-elected as Mali's president with 67% of the vote […]

Mali presidential election results postponed to Thursday
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Mali presidential election results postponed to Thursday

Supporters of Malian Opposition leader and presidential candidate SoumaIila Cisse, some holding his portrait, gather to celebrates in the front of Cisse's residence on August 13, 2018 in Bamako a day after runoff vote in Mali's presidential election. Vote counting was underway across Mali on Monday after a tense presidential […]

Hundreds of polling stations closed in tense Mali runoff
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Hundreds of polling stations closed in tense Mali runoff

Supporters of Malian Opposition leader and presidential candidate SoumaIila Cisse, some holding his portrait, gather to celebrates in the front of Cisse's residence on August 13, 2018 in Bamako a day after runoff vote in Mali's presidential election. Vote counting was underway across Mali on Monday after a tense presidential […]

Suspicion of electoral fraud revives ethnic tension in Mali
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Suspicion of electoral fraud revives ethnic tension in Mali

A photo taken on August 4, 2018, shows people riding motorbikes past a campaign poster of Mali's incumbent president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita in Bamako. The three main opposition candidates in Mali's presidential election announced on August 5, 2018 they were mounting a legal challenge in the country's constitutional court alleging […]

Mali presidential election campaign kicks off amid tight security
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Mali presidential election campaign kicks off amid tight security

This picture taken in Bamako on July 6, 2018 shows a list of political parties running for upcoming presidential elections in Mali displayed within the code of conduct signed by their respective candidates. / AFP PHOTO / MICHELE CATTANI The official campaign to become president of Mali kicked off on […]

32 Fula civilians killed in Mali attack
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32 Fula civilians killed in Mali attack

APF PHOTO At least 32 civilians were killed and ten are missing following an attack in central Mali, believed to have been carried out by ethnic hunters, local officials said Sunday. Armed Dozo hunters, linked to the Dogon ethnic group, ambushed the isolated village of Koumaga in the Mopti region […]

EU urges Mali ‘restraint’ after opposition protest crackdown
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EU urges Mali ‘restraint’ after opposition protest crackdown

Malian Prime Minister Soumeylou Boubeye Maiga (L) delivers a speech during the ceremony of Peacekeepers' Day at the operating base of MINUSMA (The United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali) in Bamako on May 29, 2018. United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres arrived in Mali on May 28, 2018 […]

‘African Spiderman’ rejects Mali president’s offer, begins firefighting training in France
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‘African Spiderman’ rejects Mali president’s offer, begins firefighting training in France

This handout picture taken and released by the Paris Fire Brigade (Brigade des sapeurs-pompiers de Paris – BSPP) on May 29, 2018, shows Paris fire brigade commander general Jean-Claude Gallet (L) speaking flanked by Mamoudou Gassama (R), the 22-year-old Malian "Spiderman" feted for saving a child hanging from a balcony, […]

France’s ‘Spiderman’ joins fire brigade as citizenship awaits
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France’s ‘Spiderman’ joins fire brigade as citizenship awaits

Malian migrant Mamoudou Gassama (2ndL) arrives with his older brother (R) to meet with Seine-Saint-Denis Prefet and receive a temporary residence permit at the Prefecture of Bobigny, northeast of Paris on May 29, 2018, one day after he was honored by the French President for scaling an apartment building to […]

French family of rescued boy thanks hero Malian ‘Spiderman’
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French family of rescued boy thanks hero Malian ‘Spiderman’

Malian migrant Mamoudou Gassama (C) flanked by his older brother (R) holds his temporary residence permit after receiving it at the Prefecture of Bobigny, northeast of Paris on May 29, 2018, one day after he was honored by the French President for scaling an apartment building to save a 4-year-old […]