Mali's ruling junta announced Friday that a referendum on a new constitution would be held in the West African nation on June 18.
Mali's ruling junta will postpone a constitutional referendum but maintain a previously agreed timeline to return to civilian rule, a government spokesperson said in a statement read to the press Friday.
8 Jun 2022
Mali's neighbours have criticised the country's junta for formally extending military rule by two years but said they would "continue to engage" with it.
10 Jan 2022
Mali's military regime on Monday strongly condemned West African sanctions including border closures and a trade embargo over delays to a return to civilian rule, saying regional leaders were allowing themselves to be "exploited" by foreign powers.