Mali ex-president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita dies aged 76

Mali ex-president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita dies aged 76

Mali's former president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, who led the West African country from 2013 until he was ousted in a coup in 2020, died at the age of 76 in the capital Bamako on Sunday, his family said.

Mali president says stability at stake after deadly army base attack

Mali president says stability at stake after deadly army base attack

Mali's President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has appealed for citizens to unite behind the country's army, after the latest deadly militant strike killed more than 40 soldiers.

12 soldiers die in militant attack in Mali

12 soldiers die in militant attack in Mali

Suspected jihadists killed at least 12 soldiers in an attack Sunday in central Mali, a security source told AFP, updating an earlier toll.

Keita re-elected Mali president with landslide

Keita re-elected Mali president with landslide

Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has been re-elected for a five-year term after winning 67.17% of the vote in a runoff, the government announced on Thursday.

Mali's president postpones revising constitution

Mali's president postpones revising constitution

Mali's president has suspended plans for a referendum on constitutional change, a move cheered by the opposition Saturday after months of street protests against the reforms.

Mali drops treason charges against former president Toure

Mali drops treason charges against former president Toure

Mali's national assembly has overwhelmingly voted to drop charges of high treason against former president Amadou Toumani Toure in a decision that should allow him to return from exile in Senegal.

Should we be worried about drinking milk?

Should we be worried about drinking milk?

Angelina Jolie, David Beckham and Elton John have all sported milk moustaches to persuade us to drink enough to keep our bones strong.

Guardiola to become Bayern Munich coach

Guardiola to become Bayern Munich coach

Bayern Munich have won the race to sign former Barcelona coach Josep Guardiola, the German top club said yesterday.