Amadou Toumani Toure

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.

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The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

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SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

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TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

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Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Making sense of tax-free savings and investment

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Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.