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The head of Mali’s military junta, Col- onel Assimi Goita, yesterday vowed to establish an 18-month transition gov- ernment, at the close of talks on re- turning the country to civilian rule fol- lowing last month’s coup. An expert group appointed by the junta adopted a charter for an 18-month transition government, the president of […]Continue Reading
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Mali’s new military rulers have promised “a civilian political transition” that will lead to a general election after a “reasonable time”. In a short televised statement on Wednesday morning, the soldiers who are now in charge of the country after a military coup on Tuesday said they were “not interested in power but in the […]Continue Reading
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Mali’s President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta has been arrested by mutinying soldiers, a government spokesman has confirmed to the BBC. Prime Minister Boubou Cissé has also been arrested, despite earlier appeals for “brotherly dialogue”. The apparent coup attempt in the West African nation began with gunfire at a key military camp near the capital, Bamako, on Continue Reading