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International appeal for calm in Mali after protest deaths

Mali's European allies and regional partners are anxious, given the country's poverty, ethnic mix, and strategic location at the heart of the Sahel

Mali's European allies and regional partners are anxious, given the country's poverty, ...

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International appeal for calm in Mali after protest deaths

Dead bodies are usually found in the morning, without a pool of blood around them – ...

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Mystery beheadings stir fear in remote Mali town

The court has been at the center of controversy for months since it overturned ...

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Mali president dissolves constitutional court after unrest

Mali President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita orders an investigation into the unrest

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Mali tense after deadly anti-government protests

The National Emergency Management Agency says the death toll would have been higher if ...

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2 dead, 8 rescued in Lagos building collapse

'Faced with this uncertain environment, the stakeholders have resolved to reopen all ...

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Kenya declares school year 'lost,' classes back in 2021

'We must have the courage to face and endure the pain if we ever want to enjoy wholeness ...

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Malawi's new president inaugurated, calls for national sacrifice

Authorities say East Cape was the first province in the country to request military ...

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South Africa deploys military medics to coronavirus hot spot

President Tebboune says that Algeria is waiting for an apology for France's colonial ...

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Algeria buries repatriated remains of anti-colonial fighters

'Two police officers and 5 civilians were wounded,' police officer Abdukadir Ahmed says. ...

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7 injured in car bombing at Mogadishu port