Protestors take to the street in Mali to demand President Keita step down

Tonight, protests continue in Bamako as thousands demands Malian President Keita to resign. A state of emergency has been broadened to cover the region around Niger’s capital Niamey in the wake of the killing of 8 people in a giraffe reserve. And our team in South Africa meets the vineyard owners pushing back against the … Read more Protestors take to the street in Mali to demand President Keita step down

Mali soldiers killed by rebels amid heightened political crisis

Twin attacks have left at least five soldiers dead in Mali, a Sahel country mired in a political crisis that has sparked international concern. Five soldiers were killed and five others wounded in an ambush on a military convoy and an artillery attack on a camp on Sunday, both attacks blamed on rebel fighters in … Read more Mali soldiers killed by rebels amid heightened political crisis

Chinese female peacekeepers in Mali

Since deployed to Mali for peacekeeping missions last May, 14 female soldiers of the 7th Chinese medical contingent for peacekeeping have successfully accomplished various medical and peacekeeping missions. In the face of harsh natural environment, frequent terrorist attacks, and the sudden outbreak of COVID-19, they’ve held out in what the UN calls “the most dangerous … Read more Chinese female peacekeepers in Mali

Mali’s opposition renews calls for President Keita to resign

Mali’s opposition on Wednesday reiterated calls for President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita to resign, again spurning a compromise floated by West African leaders seeking to resolve a weeks-old political crisis. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel: … Read more Mali’s opposition renews calls for President Keita to resign

Mali’s opposition rejects ECOWAS leaders’ plan to end deadlock

Mali’s opposition coalition on Tuesday formally rejected a plan proposed by West African leaders for ending a political crisis, raising the prospect of more mass anti-government demonstrations in the coming weeks. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our … Read more Mali’s opposition rejects ECOWAS leaders’ plan to end deadlock

West Africa bloc ECOWAS calls for Mali unity government formation

West African leaders have called for the swift creation of a unity government in Mali as part of a four-point plan to solve the country’s political crisis, which is seen as a threat to regional stability. This comes as protesters take a 10-day pause for the Muslim Eid holidays. Al Jazeera’s Nicolas Haque reports. – … Read more West Africa bloc ECOWAS calls for Mali unity government formation

Security Council President (Germany) on DPR Korea, Mali & Other topics – Virtual Media Stakeout

Virtual Security Council Stakeout by by Christoph Heusgen, Security Council President for the month of July and Permanent Representative of Germany to the United Nations, on the Arria Formula meeting on Women and the Afghan Peace Process, the situation in Mali & the DPRK sanctions regime.

Mali crisis forces ‘extraordinary’ African summit

The deepening political crisis and civil unrest in Mali has forced West African leaders to call an extraordinary summit in an attempt to reign it in. The summit will take place on Monday (July 27) via video conference. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. … Read more Mali crisis forces ‘extraordinary’ African summit

French soldier killed in combat in Mali

A French soldier from the army’s First Parachute Hussar Regiment was killed in combat in Mali, President Emmanuel Macron’s office said Thursday. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://f24.my/youtubeEN Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.English Follow us … Read more French soldier killed in combat in Mali

African summit ends with no deal on Mali crisis

It’s another attempt by leaders in West Africa to resolve the political crisis in Mali. Five Presidents all met in Bamako amid ongoing calls for the resignation of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita. In Nigeria, Islamic extremists have released a video showing the killing of five aid workers who were abducted last month. We get some analysis … Read more African summit ends with no deal on Mali crisis

West African leaders meet in Mali in bid to ease country’s political crisis

West African leaders gathered in Bamako on Thursday in a fresh push to end an escalating political crisis in the fragile state of Mali amid fears it could undermine a regional fight against Islamist militants. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: … Read more West African leaders meet in Mali in bid to ease country’s political crisis

West African leaders on high-stakes mission to end Mali standoff

West African leaders have arrived in Bamako on a high-stakes mission aimed at defusing Mali’s weeks-long political crisis that has raised concerns of further instability in a country grappling with multiple crises, including an escalating conflict. The visit on Thursday by the presidents of Ghana, Ivory Coast, Niger, Nigeria and Senegal comes days after a … Read more West African leaders on high-stakes mission to end Mali standoff

Scattered protests in Mali after crisis mediation falters

International mediators are heading back to Mali later this week to try to find an end to the political crisis. The opposition has already rejected a proposal from regional body ECOWAS calling for a unity government. They are insisting Mali’s President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita step down. Al Jazeera’s Nicolas Haque reports. – Subscribe to our … Read more Scattered protests in Mali after crisis mediation falters