Bah Ndaw sworn in as Mali’s transitional president following coup
Veteran soldier tasked with leading country to elections within 18 months; coup leader Assimi Goita to serve as vice president.
Mali trade unions launch three-day national strikeCivil servants are demanding better pay and conditions and are calling for the release of their colleagues who have been taken hostage.
Mali: French hostage returns home, alongside three others.
Kidnapped Mali opposition leader and French aid worker freedSoumaila Cisse and Sophie Petronin among four hostages released after being held by suspected al-Qaeda-linked fighters.
Mali hostages: Jihadists have freed Malian politician Soumaila Cisse, French aid worker Sophie Petronin
Mali military leader asks for end to ECOWAS economic sanctionsRestrictions by 15 African countries were imposed after Malian military officers removed President Keita.