During his electoral campaign, Ibrahim Boubacar Keita hammered home that what he wanted most of all was a national reconciliation. At the age of 68
Mali has a new president, former prime minister Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, and the country is hoping it marks an end to over a year of turmoil.
The man tipped to win Mali’s presidential election has done just that. Ibrahim Boubacar Keita had already swept the July 28 first round with nearly
Counting is underway in Mali’s presidential run-off.
The election is being viewed as a major step towards restoring democracy after more than a
Voting is underway in Mali’s presidential run-off election.
Heavy rains in the capital Bamako have made conditions difficult but they have not
The final round of presidential elections are being held in Mali today.
The favourite to win is former prime minister, Ibrahim Boubacar Keita. The
Mali goes to the polls again on Sunday in a run-off race to decide its next president.
No candidate obtained the 50 percent needed for an outright
The presidential elections in Mali have marked the end of one of the bloodiest periods in the country’s history.
According to the United Nations
Mali’s former Prime Minister Boubacar Keita has topped the poll in the first round of the presidential election but fell short of the 50 percent
Voters in the Mali capital Bamako celebrated by chanting ‘IBK’ – the initials of their man who is ahead in the country’s presidential election
There was an air of expectancy on the streets of Bamako the capital of Mali. They are waiting for the first provisional results of the presidential
The polls are closed and counting has begun in the presidential election in the West African state of Mali. Observers said they have had no reports
Voters in Mali have been casting their ballots in a presidential election that many hope will provide the African nation with a fresh start.
Candidates running for the Mali presidency have held their last campaign rallies ahead of Sunday’s election.
Hundreds of thousands of Malians are
A French hostage held by Islamist militants found dead in Mali on Monday was killed by a shot to the head, a post-mortem has revealed.
The body of a man found in northern Mali has been formally identified as that of French hostage Phillipe Verdon, according to a statement from French
A body thought to be that of French hostage Philippe Verdon has been found in northern Mali. It is believed he may have died several weeks ago
Campaigning for the presidential election at the end of the month has begun in Mali. Twenty eight candidates are trying to persuade voters that they
Putting on their blue berets, the African soldiers that helped France take back northern Mali from al-Qaeda linked rebels have transformed into a
At the end of a donor’s conference just held for Mali, its president could count up three and a quarter billion euros in aid promises, some of the
A French Islamist convert who had previously appeared on video threatening his home country has been captured in northern Mali. Gilles Le Guen was
Mali’s prime minister has become the first senior government figure to visit the north of the country since French-led forces freed it from Islamist
The French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius stated on a visit to the Malian capital Bamako that France would stick to plans to withdraw troops from
EU forces have started training Malian soldiers to quell an Islamist insurgency in the former French colony.
150 European instructors will train
France says it can confirm “with certainty” that one of al Qaeda’s most senior commanders has been killed in a military operation in Mali.
Al Qaeda’s North African arm says it has executed a French hostage in Mali.
Al Qaeda in the Islamic Magreb (AQIM) said it beheaded Philippe Verdon