Thursday, August 18, 2022


August 17, 2022

Peacekeeping troop rotations resume in Mali

The suspension began on July 14, four days after the Malian government arrested 49 Cote d’Ivoire soldiers for illegally entering the country, calling them “mercenaries.”

August 12, 2022

German military suspends Mali mission

Germany is suspending its military mission in Mali until further notice, says its defence ministry.

Col. Assimi Goita
August 11, 2022

Putin moves to support embattled Malian junta head 

The West African country has deepened its Soviet-era ties to Russia as its relationship soured this year with its long-time ally and former colonial ruler, France.

Assimi Goita and Russian President Vladimir Putin
August 9, 2022

Terrorists kill seventeen soldiers, four civilians in Mali

Mali blamed the attack on the terrorist organisation Islamic State in the Greater Sahara (ISGS), an offshoot ISIS.

Germany's Bundeswehr in Mali
August 6, 2022

Peacekeeping: Nigeria ships troops, weapons to Guinea Bissau

Guinea Bissau has experienced four coups since independence from Portugal in 1974 and is currently in turmoil.

Nigeria Peacekeeping force
July 28, 2022

Dozens die in attack on two military outposts in Mali

Terrorists on Wednesday attacked the towns of Sokolo and Kalumba in the country’s centre, killing 15 soldiers, three civilians and losing 48 members.

July 23, 2022

Germany unsure of its military cooperation with Mali’s junta 

Berlin said that Mali’s “harassing practices” made the work of German soldiers more difficult and, in some cases, impossible.

Germany's Bundeswehr in Mali
July 6, 2022

UN Egyptian peacekeepers killed by ISWAP IEDS in Mali

UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Wednesday condemned the killing of two more UN peacekeepers in northern Mali.

July 4, 2022

ECOWAS eases economic, financial sanctions on Mali

Military authorities are taking steps to set up a monitoring mechanism for transition and are preparing a new constitution for the country.

July 2, 2022

Osinbajo to represent Buhari at ECOWAS summit in Accra

Among other issues, the meeting will also review the situations in Mali, Guinea and Burkina Faso, in a bid to restore democratic rule.

Yemi Osinbajo