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Mali: Military opens talks on transition to civilian rule

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Mali’s military junta will hold meetings on Saturday to discuss its promised transition to civilian rule after mounting pressure from neighbours to yield power in...
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Akon plans to build ‘Wakanda-inspired’ $6 billion city in Senegal

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Senegalese-American singer Akon has set his sights on building a sprawling $6 billion city in his Senegal homeland to welcome Africans of the diaspora to...
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Daughter says ‘Hotel Rwanda’ hero was ‘kidnapped’ in Dubai

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The man portrayed in the film “Hotel Rwanda” as saving the lives of more than 1,200 people from genocide was “kidnapped” while in Dubai, his...
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Mali: Military, others to hold transition talks weekend

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Mali’s junta, which seized power in a coup last month, will hold transition talks with political parties and civil society groups this weekend, an official...
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Mali junta postpones transfer of powers meeting as cracks emerge

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Mali’s military junta on Saturday postponed the first meeting on the transfer of power after rising tensions with the group that sparked the August 18...
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ECOWAS calls for restoration of ousted Malian president, sanctions against putschists

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West African leaders under the regional bloc ECOWAS have said they would dispatch envoys to Mali to help secure “the return of constitutional order”. In...
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Mali junta plans ‘transitional president’

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Rebel troops who have taken power in Mali said on Thursday “a transitional president” would be appointed from either civilian or military ranks. “We are...
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Army colonel Assimi Goita now Mali’s new military strongman

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Army colonel Assimi Goita has been introduced as Mali’s new military strongman after a mutiny forced President Boubacar Keita out of power. “Let me introduce...