Ibrahim Boubacar Keita
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.
12 hurt in Mali as opposition demonstrators clash with police
At least 12 people were injured when opposition demonstrators clashed with police Saturday at a banned political rally in Bamako, just two months ahead of Mali's presidential election, according to an AFP reporter on the scene.
Mali president eyes amnesties under 'national consensus' law
Mali will adopt a law on "national consensus" that may amnesty rebels who took part in a revolt in 2012, President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita said in a New Year's speech.
Macron in Mali for diplomatic push on Sahel anti-jihad force
The so-called "G5 Sahel" countries south of the Sahara -- Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger -- have pledged to fight jihadists on their own soil with instability and Islamist attacks on the rise.
Mali may let Burkina troops chase jihadists into its territory
Mali's president said Sunday he could let Burkina Faso forces pursue jihadist fighters when they flee across the border into his country, days after militants massacred 12 Burkinabe soldiers.