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Mali President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita on Saturday appointed Soumeylou Boubeye Maiga - a former defence and foreign minister and intelligence chief - as the new prime minister, according to a decree read on state television.
Mali's Prime Minister Abdoulaye Idrissa Maiga and his government resigned on Friday, a surprise move just months ahead of presidential polls.
The number of children facing starvation in conflict-ridden in Mali is increasing, the UN Children Fund (UNICEF) warned on Monday.
Rival armed groups in northern Mali agreed to the return of a state governor to the desert city of Kidal for the first time in years as part of a ceasefire deal signed on Wednesday after weeks of fighting.
A former police chief of an al-Qaeda-linked insurgent group in Mali’s restive northern region of Gao has been sentenced to 10 years in jail.
Lord Sugar has been criticised for an "unhelpful and ignorant" tweet comparing Senegal's World Cup team to sellers on the "beach in Marbella".
The United Kingdom has vowed never to separate children of immigrants from their parents should the need for deportation arise.
A Minna Magistrates’ Court, has ordered the remand of 20-year-old farmer, Sanusi Magaji, for allegedly causing hurt.
As Super Eagles of Nigeria continue to intensify preparation ahead of their Friday’s make or break tie against Iceland in Volgograd, former Super Eagles captain Garba Lawal has urged Rohr to field players who are willing to give 200% on the pitch of play
The UN refugee agency chief Filippo Grandi said Tuesday during a visit to Libya the key to resolving Europe's migration crisis was "co-operation" rather than disjointed efforts by individual states.
The Secretary of All Progressives Congress (APC) National Convention Committee, Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba, has said that the ruling party was not planning to postpone its convention scheduled to hold on June 23, 2018.
Canada’s upper house of parliament on Tuesday approved a revised bill to legalise recreational marijuana, setting the stage for the country to become the first Group of Seven nation to legalise cannabis, Reuters has reported.
Roger Federer staged a 6-7 (2-7), 6-2, 7-6 (7/5) comeback on Saturday over Nick Kyrgios to reach the Stuttgart Cup final and take back the world number one ranking.
The psychic pig Mystic Marcus that predicted President Donald Trump’s victory has picked Nigeria, Argentina as semi-finalists for the 2018 World Cup.
Miffed by the embarrassing poor turnout of Nigerian fans during the Nigeria and Croatia opening Group B clash in the ongoing Russia FIFA World Cup, the leaders of the Nigeria delegation have concluded arrangements to mobilize Nigerians in every part of the country to provide support for the team during the crucial encounter against Iceland on Friday in Volgograd.