Renegade soldiers seize power in Mali: A group of soldiers in Mali claimed Thursday to have ousted the government over complaints the government didn't provide enough weapons and ammunition to crush a Tuareg rebellion in the country's north.
Senegal's incumbent president concedes defeat: Incumbent Senegalese President Abdoulaye Wade's move to swiftly concede defeat after Sunday's presidential run-off election was seen as big step for African democracy, in a ieighborhhod better know for military co
Military officials in the tiny West African coastal nation known for its illegal drug trade said Friday that Prime Minister Carlos Gomes Jr. had been arrested on accusations of plotting with Angola to crush his country’s military.
Mali coup leaders agree to step down in return for amnesty: Mali's military junta has agreed to step down in return for amnesty, after a coup that saw neighbors launched sanctions and a blockade of the landlocked country, and a Tuareg rebel militia seize the n
Mali asks the International Criminal Court to investigate war crimes by rebels: Mali's government has requested the International Criminal Court at the Hague to investigate possible war crimes by Tuareg and Al Qaeda linked Islamic rebels, Ansar Dine, who seize
Soldiers loyal to a captain who helped lead a military coup of the Mali government this year have tortured and abducted dozens of others accused of trying a countercoup, according to human rights groups.