The third Extraordinary Summit of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has sustained the sanctions imposed on Guinea and Mali.
The rights situation in Mali is "very concerning", a senior UN official has told AFP after visiting a country rocked by a jihadist insurgency and hit by two coups in a year.
West Africa bloc ECOWAS on Thursday branded Mali's recent expulsion of its representative as "extreme," and said it would continue pushing for a transition to civilian rule in the Sahel state.
Mali's interim government has expelled the representative of West African bloc ECOWAS from the conflict-ridden and coup-prone country, the government said, over actions incompatible with his status.
Human Rights Watch called on the United Nations to pressure Mali in talks on Saturday to investigate summary executions
French President Emmanuel Macron has lashed out at Mali's Prime Minister Choguel Kokalla Maiga, calling his claim that Paris abandoned Bamako by deciding to cut back it counter-terrorism operations in the country "a disgrace." Tensions between France and Mali have risen since it emerged that the former French colony, where France intervened militarily in 2013…
The recent announcement that putschists in Mali who seized power in May are close to a deal with the notorious Russian Kremlin-linked group, Wagner, to bring in 1,000 mercenaries
France's foreign minister has warned his Russian counterpart against involving paramilitaries from the controversial Wagner group in Mali's conflict.
Thousands of people demonstrated in Mali's capital on Wednesday, according to AFP journalists, backing the nation's military rulers and protesting perceived foreign meddling in the Sahel state.
Mali's ruling junta on Sunday bristled over warnings by Western and regional leaders not to hire "mercenaries" from private Russian security firm Wagner, saying its partnerships are its business.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says Nigeria is determined to ensure a prompt return of democratic rule to Guinea after the recent military coup.
Super Falcons’ attacker, Monday Gift, lit the Mobolaji Johnson Arena Onikan, yesterday, with a brace that saw off brave Mali. It was the opening game of the maiden Aisha Buhari Invitational Women Football Tournament...