Tag Archives: mali

One year after the coup, Bamako fears sharing the fate of Kabul ~ #AFP:

The events in Afghanistan awaken in some Malians the specter of a fall in Bamako after a partial French disengagement, as the security and political horizon remains bleak one year after the coup d’état which brought the colonels to power. “Announced withdrawal of the French force on Malian soil: should …

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Attackers Attempt to Stab Mali Interim President | Voice of America ~ #VoA:

An official at Mali’s presidency said Tuesday that interim leader Assimi Goita was “safe and sound” after armed men attacked him during a religious ceremony in the capital Bamako. The official added that Goita had arrived at the military camp of Kati, outside Bamako, “where security has been reinforced”. Two …

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The international community puts minimum pressure on the Malian junta ~ #AFP:

The international community is putting minimum pressure on the junta after the new coup d’état in Mali, anxious to preserve the fight against jihadism in the region and to prevent the country from sinking into chaos. Same actors, other times: during the coup d’état of August 2020, the Economic Community …

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Congolese justice sentences 14 people for the murder of twin musicians in July ~ #AFP:

The fourteen men were “sentenced to death yesterday (Thursday) for the murder” of Max Nsenga Ntumba and Percé Muamba Ntumba, two rappers from Kinshasa who were in the province of Kongo-central, told AFP Me Trésor Lobo , one of the civil party lawyers. In the DRC, the death penalty can …

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