Posts Tagged ‘Mali’

Growth and stability worry African leaders at AU Summit

Saturday, July 14, 2012 Comments off

By Chrispanus Omar


ADDIS ABABA, July 14 (Xinhua) — African leaders braced for an unusually stormy Summit on Sunday amid fears the European debt crisis and the growing tensions in West and Central Africa could impact negatively on efforts to promote trade. Read more…

Mali’s transitional president expected to return to country

Monday, June 18, 2012 Comments off

BAMAKO, June 18 (Xinhua) — Mali’s transitional President Dioncounda Traore who has been in Paris since May 24 to receive medical treatment after being attacked by demonstrators could return to the country “in the coming days”, a well placed source told Xinhua on Sunday. Read more…

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Temporary president of Mali takes over

Monday, April 9, 2012 Comments off

Junta gave out the power to the temporary Malian president.

Moscow approves such a decision saying that it’s a good way to resolve the difficult situation. Read more…

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Ex Mali leader resigns

Monday, April 9, 2012 Comments off

The deposed leader of Mali, Amadou Toumani Toure, has handed in his resignation. The Foreign Minister of Burkina Faso, Djibril Bassole, reported on the receipt of the document on Sunday. Read more…

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Mali stabilizing

Saturday, April 7, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  Apr. 7, 2012

by  VOR
 Bamako Tuaregs disagree with separatists

Amadou Sanogo, the head of Mali’s military junta. Photo: AFP

Amadou Sanogo, the head of Mali’s military junta, which overthrew the legitimate president two weeks ago, announced the beginning of the process that will transfer power to the head of the National Assembly, the country’s parliament, and that the constitution has been restored in the Read more…

AU rejects rebel claim of independence in northern Mali

Friday, April 6, 2012 Comments off

ADDIS ABABA, April 6 (Xinhua) — The African Union (AU) on Friday rejected a claim of independence by Tuareg rebels in northern Mali, hours after an official statement by their mainstream MNLA movement. Read more…

Tuaregs set up Azawad state in northern Mali

Thursday, April 5, 2012 Comments off

Tuareg rebels, who control the northern part of Mali, have created their own state, Azawad, and called on the international community to protect it. Read more…

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Malian parties reject talks with the junta

Wednesday, April 4, 2012 Comments off

A coalition of 50 Malian parties and civil society groups has rejected the junta’s offer of talks about a handover of power to a civilian administration. Read more…

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Mali’s military junta ready for dialogue with rebels

Monday, April 2, 2012 Comments off

The military junta has sent emissaries to the rebel MNLA (Mouvement National pour la liberation de l’Azawad) which has taken under its control the city of Timbuktu, in the north-east of the country. Read more…

Mali – Tuareg repulsed in Gao

Sunday, April 1, 2012 Comments off

On Saturday the army of Mali was able to repulse Tuareg fighters who had attacked the town of Gao in the north-east of the country announced the head of the military junta that is now in power in the country, Captain Amadou Sanogo. Earlier there had been reports that the city had been Read more…