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Mali faces a turning point as the country prepares for legislative poll

Incumbent Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta will be Mali's next president but an unremarkable first term, and a flawed election, could put a dent in his legacy

It’s all under control: Mali’s junta fends off loyalists

After nighttime clashes with loyalists of ousted President Amadou Toumani Tourie, the chief of Mali's junta says "the situation is under control".

Ex-PM Modibo Sidibe arrested in blitz by Mali junta

Former prime minister Modibo Sidibe has been arrested in Mali, along with several other high-ranking figures, both civilian and military.

Mali’s interim leader to end instability

Mali's interim president will be sworn in on Thursday, ending a period of military rule that saw Tuaregs and Islamists seize half of the country.

Mali waits for junta to stand down after president resigns

Mali is waiting anxiously to see if the military junta would restore democracy after the toppled president formally resigned.

Consequences of coup falls on Mali’s interim leader

Mali's interim leader Dioncounda Traore has plenty to prepare for after ousted President Amadou Toumani Toure resigned as part of a deal with Ecowas.

Ousted Mali leader hiding out in capital

Mali's ousted leader Amadou Toumani Toure, who has been missing since his overthrown, says he is safe in Bamako and not being held by the junta.

Mali junta’s new Constitution sets out elections

Mali's junta has revealed a new Constitution that rules its members out of upcoming elections, seeking to show it will not cling to power.

Mali’s Tuareg rebels push for national military positions

Rebels in the north of Mali have been moving south to take up state military positions, while renegade soldiers demanded the president's arrest.

Rogue troopers storm Mali palace in coup d’etat bid

Renegade Mali soldiers claim to have seized the presidential palace and arrested several ministers after a gun battle, in an apparent coup d'etat.

Africa seeks to ‘get connected’ at Rwanda meet

African leaders and technology experts met on Monday in Rwanda to discuss plans to boost the continent's development by securing universal internet access by 2012. Several heads of state attended the Connect Africa gathering, organised by the International Telecommunication Union and supported by international bodies including the African Union.

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