Ibrahim Boubacar Keita
Mali president says stability at stake after deadly army base attack
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.
Mali declares three days mourning after deadly army base attack
Mali's President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita on Monday declared three days of mourning after a militant attack on an army base killed more than 40 soldiers last week in one of the deadliest strikes on the country's military.
Mali president dismisses coup speculation
Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita on Sunday rejected as speculation talk of a military coup after recent jihadist attacks left dozens of soldiers dead near the border with Burkina Faso.
Mali gets new government after protests
Mali's president has named a new government after its predecessor resigned last month amid widespread protests over an upsurge of deadly inter-communal violence, a presidency statement said.
Suspected jihadists kill 10 Mali soldiers
At least 10 Malian soldiers died Sunday in an attack by suspected jihadists in the centre of the African country, a security source told AFP. "There are at least 10 dead soliders," the Malian source said. "Yes our camp at Guire was attacked on Sunday about five in the morning." "The terrorists came out of…
Nigeria joins African pact on economic implementation
Amidst growing concerns on outcomes of the forthcoming elections, Nigeria has signed a major pact to support the focused delivery of its Economic Recovery...
Mali's re-elected Keita sworn in as peacekeeeper wounded
Re-elected Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita vowed Tuesday to restore peace to the troubled north of the Saharan country hours after a UN peacekeeper was injured there in a jihadist rocket attack.
Hundreds protest Mali election results marred by fraud claims
More than a thousand supporters of Malian opposition leader Soumaila Cisse gathered in the capital Bamako on Saturday after he lost a presidential run-off to President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita amid accusations of fraud.
Keita re-elected Mali president with landslide
Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has been re-elected for a five-year term after winning a landslide victory in a runoff ballot, according to official figures Thursday.
Suspicion of electoral fraud revives ethnic tension in Mali
The first round of voting in Mali's presidential election gave outgoing President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita a conclusive lead over his rival -- but unresolved anger and finger-pointing over the results have highlighted some of the country's divisions.