Posted in Health Care

Authorities: Death Toll Surpass 200 in Attacks in Nigeria’s North

Nigerian authorities on Sunday said the death toll from attacks by armed groups in northwest Zamfara State this past week has risen to more than 200. The attacks which began Tuesday lasted until Thursday across nine villages. Authorities say many more …

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Posted in Government Politics

West African Regional Leaders Impose New Sanctions on Mali

West African regional leaders imposed new sanctions Sunday on Mali, suspending most commerce and financial aid to the country after its military rulers said they would stay in power for four more years instead of holding an election next month as promi…

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Posted in General

Protesters Denounce Mali Government’s 5-Year Transition

Mali’s military government proposed in December a 5-year extension of the transition to civilian rule, after originally agreeing to a period of 18 months. Protesters gathered Saturday in Bamako to call for a return to democracy, ahead of an ECOWAS meet…

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