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World - Africa
9/22/2022 3:54:45 PM
Guinea's ruling military junta on Thursday accused the president of the West African regional bloc ECOWAS of "lies" over his call for sanctions on Conakry if it seeks a three-year transition back to civilian rule.

World - Africa
7/3/2022 9:29:04 PM
West African leaders on Sunday lifted financial and trade sanctions they imposed on Mali's military regime, accepting the junta's date for a March 2024 return to civilian rule, a delegate at a regional summit said.

World - Africa
6/5/2022 5:09:10 PM
West African leaders said on Sunday they were maintaining sanctions on Mali but could lift them if its military rulers speeded up plans to hand back power to civilians.

World - Africa
6/2/2022 5:19:47 PM
Nigeria's government has directed its state-run oil company Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to implement a deal on a gas pipeline to Europe through Morocco.

World - Africa
5/5/2022 6:18:16 PM
Defence chiefs from West Africa's ECOWAS bloc began a two-day meeting Thursday aimed at boosting military cooperation in a region that has suffered hundreds of attacks this year alone.

World - Africa
4/28/2022 11:00:00 PM
South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday praised West Africa's regional bloc ECOWAS for developing what he called a "decisive" anti-coup strategy.

World - Africa
4/20/2022 7:18:30 PM
A Russian national operating alongside Malian soldiers was killed on Tuesday by a roadside bomb in the center of the conflict-torn Sahel state, an army document and officials said.

World - Africa
2/15/2022 3:35:19 PM
EU leaders meet their counterparts from Africa on Thursday for a two-day summit that seeks to reboot ties through a pledge of major investment in the face of competition from China and Russia.

World - Region
2/8/2022 9:03:40 PM
The UN Security Council met behind closed doors Tuesday to discuss last month's coup in Burkina Faso but failed to agree on a joint statement on the junta's takeover, diplomats said.

World - Africa
2/4/2022 3:11:08 PM
West Africa bloc ECOWAS has announced it will send a "stabilizing support force" to Guinea-Bissau, where an attempted putsch this week claimed 11 lives.

World - Region
2/1/2022 9:46:45 PM
The West African regional bloc ECOWAS on Tuesday attacked what it called an "attempted coup" in the state of Guinea-Bissau, where journalists earlier reported gunfire around the seat of government in the capital Bissau.

World - Africa
2/1/2022 6:34:13 PM
Burkina Faso's new military junta held talks Tuesday with the Sahel country's political party chiefs, many of whom said they were keen to join a planned transition back to democracy.

World - Africa
1/31/2022 8:13:47 PM
Burkina Faso's military junta said Monday it had restored the constitution a week after taking power and appointed the coup's leader as head of state for a transitional period.

World - Africa
1/26/2022 10:36:31 PM
Burkina Faso's ousted president, Roch Marc Christian Kabore, "is physically well" and is being held by the army in a villa, a source in his party said on Wednesday.

World - Africa
1/24/2022 6:26:11 PM
African Union Commission chief Moussa Faki Mahamat on Monday condemned an "attempted coup" in Burkina Faso after the country's president was reportedly detained following a mutiny by soldiers.

World - Africa
1/12/2022 11:14:04 PM
Mali's army-dominated government on Wednesday condemned what it called a "clear breach" of its airspace by a French military aircraft this week, warning of potential consequences should such practices continue.

World - Africa
1/11/2022 9:53:13 PM
Pressure on Mali's ruling junta increased Tuesday as France and the United States underlined their support for the West African bloc ECOWAS, which has slapped sanctions on the country over delayed elections following two coups.

World - Africa
1/10/2022 10:55:43 PM
Mali's strongman summoned his cabinet Monday for an extraordinary meeting after the West African bloc ECOWAS imposed stringent sanctions on the fragile Sahel country over delayed elections.

World - Region
1/9/2022 6:32:41 PM
West African leaders were expected to agree on a response to Mali's crisis on Sunday despite the military's eleventh-hour timetable to restore civilian rule, after a transition of up to five years was rejected.

World - Africa
1/2/2022 11:01:40 PM
A major coalition of Malian political parties on Sunday rejected the military-dominated government's plan for a transition lasting up to five years before the country returns to democratic rule.

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