Tag Archives: Mali Peace Mission

Mali Junta Frees President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita

The military mutineers under the aegis National Committee for the Salvation of the People, made this revelation in a post on Facebook, saying Keita has been released and is currently in his residence. The ousted President of Mali, Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, has been released by Mali mutineers, AFP reports.  The  …

Read More »

ECOWAS Leaders To Visit Mali As Junta, Opposition Close Ranks

West African presidents plan to fly to Mali as regional powers escalate efforts to block a coup-driven regime change, two sources said, after an opposition coalition there joined the junta in rejecting foreign interference. Leaders of the 15-nation Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) convened over the crisis on …

Read More »

Mali: ECOWAS Still in Search of Peace After Meeting in Bamako

The Authority of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is exploring the option of mutual compromise by all sides involved in the Mali political crisis. Chairman of the authority and President of Niger Republic, Mahamadou Issoufou, disclosed this after several hours of …

Read More »

Mali Crisis: ECOWAS Leaders to Meet in Bamako Thursday

following the briefing by the ECOWAS Special Envoy to the country, former President Goodluck Jonathan, President Muhammadu Buhari will Thursday depart for Bamako, Republic of Mali on a one-day visit, Presidency disclosed. The Nigerian President and some ECOWAS leaders led by the Chairman of the Authority of Heads of State …

Read More »

President Buhari Indicates Interest to Intervene in Mali Crisis

President Muhammadu Buhari will consult with key leaders of ECOWAS countries in order to find a solution to the crisis rocking Republic of Mali, the Presidency announced on Tuesday. The President made the pledge while receiving reports from ECOWAS Special Envoy to Mali, former President Goodluck Jonathan. The former President …

Read More »

ECOWAS Peace Mission Recommends Unity Govt. in Mali

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) peace mission to Mali has recommended the formation of a government of national unity among the disagreeing parties and civil society groups. led by Nigeria’s former president, Goodluck Jonathan, has recommended the formation of a government of national unity with members drawn from different …

Read More »