Diarra

By IndepthAfrica
In Mali
Dec 15th, 2012
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Mali’s interim prime minister who took office after soldiers behind a coup arrested his predecessor several days ago has chosen a new government, state television reported late Saturday, with key posts going to people linked to the coup leader. The political upheaval has raised new concerns abo...
By IndepthAfrica
In Mali
Dec 15th, 2012
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The growing crisis in Mali needs prompt international action to both support the restoration of civilian rule, as well as to launch effective action against the radical Islamists who have seized control of the northern half of the state. The current state of confusion should not be allowed to continu...
By IndepthAfrica
In Mali
Dec 11th, 2012
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Mali’s president has named a longtime public servant as the country’s new prime minister, hours after the position’s former occupant was arrested and forced to resign by the soldiers behind a spring coup. The presidential decree read on state television said Django Sissoko, the repu...
By IndepthAfrica
In Mali
Dec 11th, 2012
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Bamako – Malian Prime Minister Cheick Modibo Diarra resigned on Tuesday, hours after he was arrested at home by soldiers acting on the orders of former coup leader Amadou Sanogo. “I, Cheick Modibo Diarra, resign with my government,” Diarra said in a brief speech given at the premise...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Jul 1st, 2012
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AC Milan are set to snap up Real Madrid midfielder Lassana Diarra with his agent confirming that a move to Italy is imminent. The 27-year old has found himself out of favour at Real Madrid and had been linked with moves to Tottenham and Spartak Moscow but it appears that AC Milan are now favourites [...