Posts Tagged ‘mali’

BREAKING: Former Nigerian Coach, Augustine Eguavoen Set To Take Over In Mali

Reports reaching BREAKINGTIMES indicate that former Nigerian Coach, Augustine Owen Eguavoen a.k.a Cerezo, is set to take over from Mohamed Magassouba as Head Coach of giants Stade Malien de Bamako. Eguavoen, 55, is expected to arrive in Mali today for his unveiling. He represented Nigeria at the 1994 World Cup, winning the African Cup of […]

Transition Talks Begin On Shaky Grounds As Ousted Mali President Exits Country

Ousted Mali President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita left the country on Saturday for medical treatment in Abu Dhabi, an adviser said, as talks about a transition back to civilian rule following last month’s military coup began on shaky ground. The former President was hospitalized in Mali’s capital, Bamako on Tuesday, six days after the ruling junta […]

ICYMI: “Release Remaining Senior Govt Officials To Allow Easing Of Sanctions”— President Buhari To Mali Military

Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari on Friday urged a quick release of senior Government officials still being held captive by the new military leadership in Mali. The sudden coup which overthrew then President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita’s administration, has seen mixed reactions, as several Malians celebrated the situation amidst foreign condemnation. President Muhammadu Buhari in a statement […]

Mali Coup: Thousands Of Citizens Gather To Celebrate Ousting Of President Ibrahim Keita

Sequel to the coup three days ago which saw the forceful removal of Mali’s President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, opposition supporters flooded into Bamako’s central square on Friday to celebrate. The revelers were warmly received and praised by the country’s new military rulers. Thousands gathered in the capital’s Independence Square, the birthplace of a months-long protest […]

#COVID19: Ex-Barca Player, Keita Donates $50,000 To Mali To Help Fight The Virus

Malian Legend, Seydou Keita has donated food items worth $50 000 to help out families in Mali as they battle the scourge of Coronavirus. The former Barcelona midfielder’s donation comes at a time when the country’s President, Ibrahim Boubacar had called for mobilization of resources to tackle the pandemic. Mali has recorded 544 coronavirus cases […]

Nigeria mourns 13 French troops killed in Mali crash

Nigeria’s president extended condolences on Wednesday over the death of 13 French personnel in Mali in a helicopter accident earlier this week, according to local reports. “I am deeply saddened by the news of this helicopter accident that claimed the lives of 13 French soldiers during an operation against the terrorists in the country,” Muhammadu […]