Friday Apr 11
New Mali PM chooses ministers with focus on reconciliation
Mali's new Prime Minister Moussa Mara formed a government, with the outgoing foreign minister becoming reconciliation minister as the deeply-divided nation recovers from months of ruinous conflict.
The Baltimore Sun
Mali swears in court to hear treason case against ex-president
Mali swore in a new high court on Thursday that will be charged with hearing a case of high treason against former President Amadou Toumani Toure , who was toppled in a coup in 2012, state radio and a member of parliament said.
Mali coup leader abandons hunger strike after stomach problems
The leader of a military coup that plunged Mali into chaos two years ago, allowing Islamists to seize its desert north, has abandoned a hunger strike to protest against the conditions of his detention, military sources said.
The Miami Herald
Detained Mali coup leader on hunger strike
Lawyers for Mali's detained former coup leader say he is on a hunger strike to protest being moved to a town south of the capital.
Mali's former coup leader starts hunger strike over detention
The leader of a military coup that plunged Mali into chaos two years ago and allowed Islamists to seize its desert north has started a hunger strike to protest against the conditions of his detention, legal and military sources said on Thursday.