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Ibrahim Boubacar Keita
Mali’s President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has appealed for citizens to unite behind the country’s army after the latest deadly militant strike killed more than 40 soldiers.
Malian troops backed by foreign allies on Wednesday launched a hunt for scores of soldiers listed as missing after one of the deadliest attacks in a seven-year-old jihadist insurgency.
Mali's army reinforced security on Wednesday around two ethnic Dogon villages where 41 people were killed, according to a UN count, as survivors recounted how attackers from a rival community identified victims one by one before executing them.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has promised aid to strengthen security in jihadist-hit Burkina Faso. Merkel, who also attended a G5 meeting of Sahel country leaders in Ouagadougou, is due in Mali and Niger.
Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has appointed a new prime minister, days after the government resigned amid a spike in violence in the restive West African country.
Mali’s government on Sunday announced the sacking of senior military officers and the dissolution of a militia, a day after the massacre of more than 130 Muslims, including women and children.
Traditional Dogon hunters massacred 33 Fulani herders in central Mali Tuesday in the latest clash between the warring communities, a lawmaker and a security source told AFP.
The ECOWAS Heads of State and Government have charged Nigeria and Senegal to leave no stone unturned in ensuring the conduct of elections are peaceful, free and transparent.
France kicks off a week of World War I commemorations from Sunday, with some 80 leaders from around the globe preparing to fly in for a ceremony marking a century since the guns fell silent.
The migrant hero nicknamed “Spiderman” for saving a child hanging off a balcony by scaling a Paris apartment block with his bare hands has become a French citizen, according to a government decree.
Mali's president has reappointed Prime Minister Soumeylou Boubeye Maiga and ordered him to form a new government, a statement from the presidency said on Wednesday.
Keita took his oath before Supreme Court judge Nouhoum Tapily during a small ceremony held at the cultural palace in the capital Bamako.
Thousands of supporters of Mali's leader Ibrahim Boubacar Keita marched through the capital on Sunday, a day after opponents held a protest against his re-election in a disputed presidential run-off.
Thousands of supporters of Mali's defeated opposition election candidate took to the streets in Bamako Saturday to protest the poll result, organisers said.
The number of Justices at the Supreme Court’s Bench has been reduced by one with the retirement of Justice Kumai Bayang Aka’ahs.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State in Abuja on Tuesday dared his political opponents to do their worst as he donated N20m at the launch of a book titled, ‘The Big Interviews’, authored by Eric Osagie, a former Managing Director of The SUN.
Anthony Joshua has defended his measured and tactful display against Andy Ruiz Jr, which saw him become a two-time heavyweight world champion.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) expects to achieve 2.38 per cent Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate in the fourth quarter of this year.
The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has denied knowledge of an All Progressives Congress (APC) rally planned to hold in Benin City, on Friday, December 13.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has stated that he does not need to explain himself to his players if they are rested from the staring lineup.
A massive fire which broke out early morning on Sunday in Delhi has claimed 43 lives with over 56 people seriously injured.
Romelu Lukaku’s agent claims the Belgian striker left Manchester United on good terms, with the presence of Marcus Rashford and the desire to take on “another challenge” leading him away from Old Trafford.
Speaking while inaugurating the new Head of Service, Mrs. Biobelemoye Charles-Onyeama, in Government House, Yenagoa, the governor in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Fidelis Soriwei, said he had laid a foundation for a professional civil service.
A coalition of civil society organisations has petitioned the United States to protest the rearrest of the convener of the #RevolutionNow protests, Omoyele Sowore, by armed operatives of the Department of State Services at the Federal High Court in Abuja.