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Mali: Former President Moussa Traoré passed away at the age of 83

The former Malian president, General Moussa Traoré died on Tuesday, September 15, it was learned from his family. Born on September 25, 1936, he had taken power in 1968 before being overthrown in March 1991. Sentenced to death, he was pardoned in 2002 by former president Alpha Oumar Konaré. In recent years, he was very […]

Côte d’Ivoire: The Democratic Association of French People Abroad notes a concern of the French community regarding the political tensions

The Democratic Association of French People Abroad (ADFE), also known as French of the World, which for 40 years has brought together French people living outside of France, held its general assembly in Abidjan. 20 to 25,000 French people reside in Côte d’Ivoire. On the eve of the presidential election, many are expressing concern about […]

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Mali: National consultations on the transition continues today as the committee of experts handed over its work

The committee of experts handed over its work on Tuesday, September 8 to the junta. These experts were appointed to synthesize the proposals and draw up a guideline after the first consultations last weekend in Bamako and in the regions of Mali. Two documents were given to the junta’s legal advisor, Youssouf Z Coulibaly. These […]

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Mali: Former President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta left Bamako

Former Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta left Bamako on the evening of 5 September in the direction of the United Arab Emirates, according to airport sources.` The departure of Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta (IBK) had been awaited for several days due to his state of health. This Saturday, September 5 in the morning around 8:30 am, […]

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Mali: National consultation on transition begins on September 5

The national consultation promised by the junta, which took power on August 18, will take place Saturday. The capital was rife with rumors of a new cancellation, after last weekend’s one, but the junta’s spokesman spoke on Thursday evening at its headquarters in the Kati military camp. The speech of the National Committee for the […]

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Mali: IBK admitted to a hospital for transient ischemic attack

The National Committee for the Salvation of the People (CNSP), the body set up by the perpetrators of the August 18 coup d’état against President IBK, continues to be structured. Several appointments were made at the time former President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta was admitted to hospital. The junta takes its bearings, settles in. It has […]

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Mali: A civilian killed by soldiers of Operation Barkhane

A civilian was killed and two wounded Tuesday by French soldiers of the Barkhane force in an incident involving a bus about 50 kilometers from Gao. The French staff said the vehicle was driving very fast and was heading towards a military convoy and that warning shots ricocheted. A version denied by the transport company […]

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Mali: the financial component of ECOWAS sanctions against the military junta

During the video-conference of West African Heads of State (ECOWAS) on Thursday, August 20, the sub-regional organization announced that it would break “financial and trade flows” with Mali. A means of pressure, which is already in force through the Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO), which has suspended most of its activities. For several […]

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Mali: President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita resigns, International Community reacts

Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita announced on Tuesday night his resignation and the dissolution of Parliament following his arrest earlier in the day by mutinous soldiers. President Keïta, arrested in the company of his Prime Minister Boubou Cissé in the late afternoon and taken to the military camp from which a mutiny had started earlier […]

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Mali: Imam Dicko received in his turn by the sheriff of Nioro Bouyé Haïdara

Political visits continue to the sheriff’s office in Nioro, in the northwest of the country. The religious guide Bouyé Haïdara has been receiving at his home, more than 400 km north of the capital, both those in power and the leaders of the protest since the beginning of the Malian political crisis. After former Nigerian […]

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