Mali

June 27, 2022

Djibouti: Somalia Congratulates Djibouti On Its Independence Day

The President of Somalia, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, has sent a message of congratulations to his Djibouti counterpart Ismail Omar Guelleh, on the occasion of the 45th anniversary of independence.
June 26, 2022

Somali MPs approve new Prime Minister

Somalia's new Prime Minister, Hamza Abdi Barre, was sworn in Saturday after all 220 lawmakers in the parliament approved his appointment. Barre told Mps he felt "the burden of the responsibility" on his back to form a quality government for the troubled Horn of Africa nation.
June 25, 2022

Somalia: New Somali PM Gets Endorsement From Parliament

MOGADISHU [SMN] - The newly appointed Somali PM Hamza Abdi Barre has been endorsed today after winning the majority of the lawmakers' vote.
June 25, 2022

Mali: Armed forces say more than 60 terrorists killed after Diallasougou massacre

The fight against terrorist insurgents continues in Mali. The country's armed forces announced Friday that more that 60 terrorists were killed in the country’s troubled central region.
June 24, 2022

Somalia: Nation Faces Climate Emergency and Famine As Fourth Rainy Season Fails

An unprecedented fourth failed rainy season with catastrophic hunger, disease and displacement has forced Somalia into a climate crisis, the Norwegian Refugee Council’s Secretary General Jan Egeland warned today.
June 24, 2022

Malian Army Strikes Jihadists After Civilian Massacre

Mali's army on Thursday said it had carried out air strikes against al-Qaeda-affiliated Macina Katiba jihadists in the country's centre following the massacre of at least 132 civilians last weekend.
June 23, 2022

Ukraine war felt as far as drought-hit Somaliland

This vast arid land may seem a world away from the war in Ukraine, but communities here are reeling from the impact of Russia's invasion. Ninety percent of Somaliland's grain comes from Russia and Ukraine.
June 23, 2022

Mali: Macina Katiba hunted down after massacre of 132 civilians

The Malian army said on Thursday it had carried out air strikes against jihadists from the al-Qaeda-affiliated Macina Katiba in the centre of the country following the massacre of at least 132 civilians.
June 22, 2022

Days of mourning begin in Mali after weekend attacks

Malian national flags were at half mast in Bamako on Tuesday, the first of the three days of mourning decreed by the government, following weekend attacks that killed dozens in the center of the country.
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