Africa

Mali peacekeeping: UN mission under pressure

West African leaders are looking for solutions to the rise of armed groups.

Africa

Thousands fleeing violence in Mali face food shortages

Forced to flee their homes because of violence, now tens of thousands of displaced people in central Mali face a new crisis.

Africa

The orphans of Mali's violence

Locals say the violence between the Fulani and Dogon ethnic groups is getting worse and no one knows how it will end.

Mali

Thousands of Malians demonstrate to demand end to massacres

There has been a swathe of mass killings this year, leading UN peacekeepers to declare a state of alert.

Thousands of Malians demonstrate to demand end to massacres

Mali

'They did ID checks and killed them in front of us'

It was the second time this month that Dogon villages have come under attack by suspected ethnic Fulani gunmen.

Mali attack: Forces deployed as survivors recall killings

Africa

Mali attacks: Villagers flee amid increasing violence

Militias connected to the Fulani and Dogon ethnic groups have attacked each others’ communities in recent months.

Mali

Gunmen 'kill dozens' in attack on two villages in central Mali

The attacks on Yoro and Gangafani 2 risk plunging the country deeper into a cycle of ethnic violence.

Gunmen 'kill dozens' in attack on two villages in central Mali

Africa

Mali: Anger over G5 Sahel headquarters transfer to Bamako

The G5 Sahel force includes Burkina Faso, Chad, Mauritania, Niger as well as Mali, and people in Bamako do not want its headquarters based there.

Africa

Mali: Fighting ongoing between herders and farmers

What lies behind the ethnic violence that has killed dozens of people in one village alone in central Mali.

Africa

Mali protests: Mourners call on president to resign

Despite the support of 20,000 UN and foreign troops, the president seems unable to bring the country together.

Mali

What's behind Mali massacre and how to stop escalating violence

Ethnic tensions threaten to further destabilise Mali, analysts say, calling for dialogue and accountability for victims.

What's behind Mali massacre and how to stop escalating violence

Africa

Mali declares 3 days of national mourning for massacre victims

Government sacks governor and deploys troops in the wake of Sobane Da village massacre amid reports of more attacks.

Inside Story

What's behind the ethnic violence in Mali?

Dozens of villagers are killed months after a similar attack, raising fears of further ethnic fighting.

Africa

Mali: Fresh ethnic fighting as government revises massacre toll

Reports of attacks on both Fulani and Dogon areas as authorities cut estimate of death toll in Sobane-Kou village.

Africa

Mali PM says massacre victims include 24 children

Deceased were mostly shot in the back, Boubou Cisse says, as he visits site of massacre that killed almost 100 people.

Mali PM says massacre victims include 24 children