Toure

By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
May 9th, 2012
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He may stand on the cusp of creating history with Manchester City, but that has still not stopped Yaya Toure from admitting he dreams of one day returning to former club Barcelona. The Ivorian midfielder won two La Liga titles and a Champions League crown during a three year stay with the Catalan gia...
By IndepthAfrica
In Mali
May 2nd, 2012
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Gunfire erupted Wednesday in Mali’s capital, Bamako, as troops who toppled the country’s president search for those responsible for an attempted counter-coup earlier this week. Junta troops on Wednesday emptied buildings across the city as they looked for fighters loyal to ousted presiden...
By IndepthAfrica
In Mali
Apr 12th, 2012
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  Mali’s new interim president took office Thursday, returning the country to constitutional rule three weeks after mutinous soldiers overthrew the nation’s democratically elected leader in a coup.   Dioncounda Traore, who heads the country’s national assembly, is to serve as M...
By IndepthAfrica
In Mali
Mar 28th, 2012
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Mali’s deposed leader Amadou Toumani Touré finally broke his silence Wednesday, reassuring the public that he is not in detention. In phone calls with reporters from an undisclosed location, Touré said he is in Mali and is free. He told the French news agency that he is in the capital, Bamako. ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Hottest News
Mar 28th, 2012
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Bamako – Several thousand people took to the streets of Mali’s capital in support of last week’s coup and to protest against the possible use of force by Mali’s neighbours who are putting a peacekeeping unit on standby in case the country’s military junta refuses to stan...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Mar 17th, 2012
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New York, The United Nations peacekeeping mission in Côte d’Ivoire has said it is encouraged by the pace of its arms collection exercise that started in June last year, but noted that much remains to be done to take away weapons from civilians and those who may have participated in past conflicts. “T...
By IndepthAfrica
In Mali
Jan 20th, 2012
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Bamako – Mali’s President Amadou Toumani Toure has signed a new family law, an official said Friday, after it was revised due to pressure from Muslim groups to cut out sections providing for greater women’s freedoms. An official from the territorial administration ministry said on F...