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Mali President Resigns After Military Mutiny, Dissolves Parliament

Mali President Resigns After Military Mutiny, Dissolves Parliament

Mali’s president and prime minister were seized by mutinous soldiers, plunging the country into deeper political turmoil. The EU has condemned the “attempted coup.” West African bloc ECOWAS imposes sanctions on Mali. Mali President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita said on Tuesday he was resigning and dissolving parliament, hours after mutinying soldiers detained him and top officials […]

Mali President Confirms He Will Run For Re-Election

Mali President Confirms He Will Run For Re-Election

Mali’s President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita announced on state TV on Monday that he would run for re-election in a poll scheduled for the end of July. Keita, 73, had been widely expected to run for a second term, but had not confirmed his intention. He faces growing political opposition in the capital Bamako, especially among […]