Archive for: mali

Outcry in Italy over video of naked migrants being disinfected in public (WATCH)

Outcry in Italy over video of naked migrants being disinfected in public (WATCH)

Italy has launched an inquiry into the treatment of migrants at a reception centre on the island of Lampedusa. Footage filmed secretly on a mobile phone appears to show detainees being forced...

 

Opinion: Of Ango Abdullahi’s Born to Rule Mentality

Opinion: Of Ango Abdullahi’s Born to Rule Mentality

by Remi Oyeyemi Of all the above three variables, the South is more favoured than the North. It is only in Nigeria that the Sahara Desert is more populated than the Savanna and the thick Forest....

 

Incredible: Mali rewards coup leader with promotion

Incredible: Mali rewards coup leader with promotion

The incredible has happened in the west African nation of Mali: The soldier who led a coup that ousted Mali’s government and paved the way for a sweeping Islamist offensive has been promoted. The...

 

Mali to give Pres. Jonathan highest award for peace

Mali to give Pres. Jonathan highest award for peace

by Oge Okonkwo President Goodluck Jonathan will today, be conferred with the highest honour of the Republic of Mali,  for his extreme importance in restoration of peace and security in that...

 

Keita wins Mali presidential vote after rival admits defeat

Keita wins Mali presidential vote after rival admits defeat

Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, an ex-prime minister with a reputation for firmness, won Mali’s presidential election after his rival conceded defeat on Monday in a poll meant to draw a line under...

 

Opinion: Mr. President, worry about others who will also rot in hell

Opinion: Mr. President, worry about others who will also rot in hell

by Adekoya Boladale Every step the presidency has taken to eradicate these insurgents has continued to make mockery of the political and social institution of our country. Few days ago I woke...

 

Too much money: Your president has promised to give Mali $2million for their elections

by NAN Nigeria on Wednesday pledged a donation of two million U.S. dollars (about N320m) in support of agricultural development and conduct of free and fair elections in Mali. Vice-President...

 

2 Nigerian pilots die as fighter jet suffers “mechanical” problem

2 Nigerian pilots die as fighter jet suffers “mechanical” problem

by Rachel Ogbu Two young Nigerian pilots have died in a crash on Monday, after its fighter jet suffered a “mechanical” problem from where it was conducting military operations in neighbouring...

 

Editor detained following publication of ‘critical’ letter, another journalist stabbed in Mali

Editor detained following publication of ‘critical’ letter, another journalist stabbed in Mali

Reporters Without Borders strongly condemns the arrest by the state security service of Le Républicain editor Boukary Ndaou, who is being held in an unknown location. No charge has so far...

 

French forces execute top al Qaeda leader in Mali

French forces execute top al Qaeda leader in Mali

by Rachel Ogbu A top leader of terrorist group, al Qaeda was killed in Mali four days ago after French forces launched an assault to reclaim the land from rebels. Abu Zeid, a chief field commander...