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Mutiny Leaders Release Ousted Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita From Detention

Mali’s new military junta have released ousted President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, after being in detention for a week since the country’s widely-publicized coup took place. Taking to Facebook on Thursday, August 27, the mutiny rulers known as the National Committee for the Salvation of the People (CNSP), said it was “informing public and international opinion that former president Ibrahim Boubacar…

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President Buhari Condemns Mutiny In Mali: ‘It Is Time For Unconstitutional Authority To Act Responsibly’

President Muhammadu Buhari has indicated complete disapproval over the unconstitutional removal of President Ibrahim Keita-led government of Mali by the country’s military. He made the condemnation on his official twitter account on Thursday August 20, noting that Nigeria backs the international community’s effort for wider consultations to speedily resolve the situation. He wrote, “The events in Mali…

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Mali’s President Ibrahim Keïta Resigns After Military Coup, Dissolves Parliament

According to AFP, Mali’s President, Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta, has resigned his position in order to avoid “bloodshed” hours after his arrest by mutiny troops following  a long political crisis in the embattled West African nation. On Tuesday many international media reported that the President and Prime Minister, Boubou Cise, were detained and drove to a…

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Mutiny Looms As Mali’s President, Prime Minister Have Been Reportedly Arrested

The President of Mali, Ibrahim Boubacar Keita and Prime Minister Boubou Cisse have been detained by mutineering soldiers, multiple international media report. According to one of the leaders, who requested anonymity the public officials are under their control. “We can tell you that the president and the prime minister are under our control,” he told AFP…

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Senate Will Not Intervene In Death Sentence For 12 Soldiers ‘Guilty’ Of Mutiny

The Nigerian Senate yesterday Tuesday said it would not plead with the Nigerian Army to spare the lives of 12 soldiers recently sentenced to death for mutiny. According to Premium Times, the Chairman, Senate Committee on Defence, George Sekibo, said this in Abuja after a closed-door meeting with the nation’s service chiefs. The service chiefs…

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