Armed men kill 30 villagers in Mali attacks
Armed men have killed at least 30 villagers in Mali in simultaneous attacks on several villages in the conflict-riven centre of the country, local officials said on Friday.
African football: The state of play amid coronavirus pandemic
Top African football officials will hold a video conference Tuesday to discuss the way forward amid the coronavirus pandemic, which halted football last March
Dozens of Malian troops dead or missing in jihadist attack: military sources
Dozens of troops were either killed or are missing after jihadists ambushed their convoy in central Mali, military sources said on Monday.
Two UN peacekeepers killed in attack in northern Mali
Armed men have killed two UN peacekeepers in a region of northwestern Mali wracked by jihadist violence, the United Nations said Sunday. A logistical convoy of the UN peacekeeping mission travelling between the towns of Tessalit and Gao was attacked Saturday evening by "unidentified armed individuals" who killed two of the soldiers, the mission, known…
Mali vows to investigate after army accused of deadly village attack
Mali on Saturday pledged to investigate claims that the army killed dozens of civilians in its conflict-riven centre, as complaints about the military's conduct in the West African nation escalate.
Twenty-six killed in central Mali
Twenty-six people were killed in an attack on a village in central Mali, officials said Saturday, in the latest violence to hit the West African nation.
Mali set for election runoff, despite virus and jihadist threats
Mali headed into the final round of legislative elections Sunday, aiming to revive public faith in its embattled institutions despite a bloody jihadist conflict and looming viral pandemic.
Al-Qaeda's Sahel branch says virus weakening its foes
Al-Qaeda-affiliated jihadists have claimed responsibility for killing dozens of soldiers in Mali and suggested coronavirus was weakening foreign forces in the Sahel.