Separatist groups vow to boycott talks with the government next week, explaining they are not sufficiently inclusive.
by Mohammed Vall
by Victoria Gatenby
Africa18 Jan 2017 21:53 GMT
Dozens dead in car-bomb attack at camp housing government soldiers and rival armed groups in northern city of Gao.
War & Conflict25 Dec 2016 13:33 GMT
No claims of responsibility of the abduction of a female employee who worked with a children's NGO.
Mali20 Nov 2016 18:57 GMT
One candidate is kidnapped and ballot boxes torched in elections two years overdue and denounced by the opposition.
Special series15 Oct 2016 15:10 GMT
'War on terror' or competition for natural resources? A look at the US and French military presence in Africa.
Niger15 Oct 2016 11:56 GMT
Hostage driven off towards Mali by armed men who raided his house near the capital Niamey and killed his two guards.
Niger07 Oct 2016 06:14 GMT
Prime Minister says death toll expected to rise after unknown assailants attack camp for refugees who fled Mali unrest.
War & Conflict27 Sep 2016 12:32 GMT
Former rebel Ahmad al-Mahdi, first to be convicted of cultural destruction as war crime, gets nine years in prison.
War & Conflict03 Sep 2016 19:02 GMT
Unidentified gunmen kidnap a local official and leave Boni town they briefly held.
Mali23 Aug 2016 04:29 GMT
Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi pleads guilty to charges of destroying ancient cultural artefacts in Timbuktu.
Mali31 Jul 2016 13:10 GMT
After a series of deadly attacks, Mali politicians agree to extend the country's state of emergency by eight months.
Africa31 Jul 2016 08:55 GMT
Along a route littered with dangers, Niger's peacekeepers visit Tuareg villages and remember lost colleagues.
Mali22 Jul 2016 21:27 GMT
Pro-government militia and Tuareg rebels clash in northern town of Kidal, raising fears for a fraying peace agreement.
Mali22 Jul 2016 13:33 GMT
Mali20 Jul 2016 03:14 GMT
Another 35 troops were wounded in what the government says was a "coordinated terrorist attack".
War & Conflict06 Jul 2016 21:55 GMT
"Accidental explosion of a shell" caused the deaths of two peacekeepers during a training exercise in Kidal.
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by Hatem Bazian
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