Jul 29th, 2012
Bamako – An army officer and a religious leader have been arrested by armed men in Bamako as part of an investigation into an attempted counter coup, family members said on Saturday. “We have not heard any news. We are very worried,” said Aly Ouattara, a relative of detained soldier...
May 2nd, 2012
Soldiers from Mali’s ruling junta have overrun the main presidential guard barracks in the capital Bamako, which has been the scene of heavy fighting. It has dealt a serious blow to troops loyal to the ousted government, who have been trying to reverse a coup. At least 27 people have been killed in c...
May 1st, 2012
Mali’s military leaders say they are still in control of the capital, Bamako, after an attempted counter-coup by forces loyal to ousted President Amadou Toumani Toure. The secretary to Captain Amadou Sanogo, leader of the March 22 coup, told VOA that forces known as the Red Berets attacked the ...