COAT OF ARMS
Government: Unitary Semi-Presidential Republic
Current President: Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta
Population: 19,553,397 (2020)
Land Size: 1.25 million sq km (482,077 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
- Mon - Aug 2, 2021: Girls' Basketball Coach Indicted for Sexual Assault - AllAfrica News: Mali
[HRW] New York -- Amid Olympics, Legal Action Highlights Need to End Abuse in Sport
- Fri - Jul 30, 2021: RSF Hails Former Malian Intelligence Chief's Arrest Over Reporter's Disappearance - AllAfrica News: Mali
[RSF] Reporters Without Borders (RSF) welcomes the arrest of the former head of Mali's intelligence agency, which is alleged to have held a journalist incommunicado for several months after he disappeared in January 2016, as RSF revealed earlier this month.
- Thu - Jul 29, 2021: Political Class Eager to Accompany Transition - AllAfrica News: Mali
[Cameroon Tribune] During a meeting in Bamako, the leaders said their support is possible if the Transitional Government respects the electoral calendar.
- Tue - Jul 27, 2021: Suspect Dies as Govt Probes Assimi Goita's Attempted Stabbing - AllAfrica News: Mali
[East African] The only suspect in an alleged attempted assassination of Mali's interim President has died, authorities announced on Sunday.
- Mon - Jul 26, 2021: UN Expert to Conduct Human Rights Visit - AllAfrica News: Mali
[OHCHR] Geneva -- The UN Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Mali, Mr. Alioune Tine, will conduct an official visit to the country from 26 July to 5 August.