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AFCON 2021: Why Referee, Janny Sikazwe S...

AFCON 2021: Why Referee, Janny Sikazwe Stopped Tunisia Vs Mali Early

Janny Sikazwe, the referee at the centre of the controversy at the end of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations match between Tunisia and Mali on Wednesday, was suffering from heat stroke and severe dehydration. It has been revealed that Sikazwe was taken to hospital after the game. Tunisia have appealed... read more »

ECOWAS to Convene Emergency Meeting Over Mali Coup
ECOWAS to Convene Emergency Meeting Over...

ECOWAS to Convene Emergency Meeting Over Mali Coup

The Heads of State and Government arm of the Economic Community of West African State is set to convene an emergency meeting to address the democratic decadence in Mali, following the military overthrow of the interim President and Prime Minister of the country. This was disclosed by the Chairman... read more »

Ousted President of Mali Flown Abroad for Medical Attention
Ousted President of Mali Flown Abroad fo...

Ousted President of Mali Flown Abroad for Medical Attention

Former Malian president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, recently deposed by mutinying soldiers was flown to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for medical attention in the late hours of Saturday, a top diplomat said. Keita, 75, was hospitalised in Mali after his release from detention by the military junta who... read more »

Mali Coup: Jonathan Led ECOWAS Delegation Meet Coup Leaders as Talks Continue
Mali Coup: Jonathan Led ECOWAS Delegatio...

Mali Coup: Jonathan Led ECOWAS Delegation Meet Coup Leaders as Talks Contin...

A meeting of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) delegation led by former President of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan with Mali’s coup leaders ended barely after 20 minutes. The coup in Mali is celebrated by many Malian citizens though the international community has condemned the... read more »

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is set to convene a videoconference meeting on Thursday to discuss the crisis in Mali which led to President Ibrahim Keita’s removal.
ECOWAS Set to Convene Over Mali Coup

ECOWAS Set to Convene Over Mali Coup

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is set to convene a videoconference meeting on Thursday to discuss the crisis in Mali which led to President Ibrahim Keita’s removal. The regional body has been vocal against the change of government in Mali by Mutinying soldiers. In a... read more »

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Mali Opposition Commends Coup Plotters, Promises Support

Mali Opposition Commends Coup Plotters, Promises Support

The opposition coalition in Mali, M5-REP has lent its support to the mutinying solders that ousted President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita and commended their willingness to handover to a civilian... read more »

President of Mali Resigns, Military Commits to Civilian Transition After Take over

President of Mali Resigns, Military Commits to Civilian Transition After Take over

Orders closure of border, imposes curfew   Soldiers who staged a mutiny on Tuesday in Mali prompting the resignation of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita and his deputy has promised... read more »

Mutinying Soldiers Arrest Mali’s President and Prime Minister

Mutinying Soldiers Arrest Mali’s President and Prime Minister

Mutinying solders have reportedly arrested Mali’s President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita and Prime Minister Boubou Cisse. Clips have surfaced on social media showing a convoy of vehicles... read more »

Time For Youths to Takeover Power, Obasanjo to African Youths

Time For Youths to Takeover Power, Obasanjo to African Youths

Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, Nigeria’s former President has said the time has come for African youths to occupy leadership positions. He said youth participation in the activities of... read more »

Buhari Embarks on Peace Mission to Mali

Buhari Embarks on Peace Mission to Mali

President Muhammadu Buhari will embark on a one-day peace keeping visit to Bamako, Republic of Mali on Thursday, after a briefing by ECOWAS Special Envoy to Nigeria, erstwhile President Goodluck... read more »