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Mali coup leader Assimi Goita sworn in as transitional president

Mali coup leader Assimi Goita sworn in as transitional president

Assimi Goita, the Malian colonel who has overthrown two presidents in the past nine months, said he would oversee a transition toward democratic elections as he was sworn in as interim president on Monday.

West African officials head for Mali after 'attempted coup'

West African officials head for Mali after 'attempted coup'

West African officials were on Tuesday heading for Mali, plunged into crisis after the military detained the president, prime minister and defence minister in what international bodies called an "attempted coup".

Retired Colonel Bah Ndaw sworn in as Mali interim president

Retired Colonel Bah Ndaw sworn in as Mali interim president

Retired Colonel Bah Ndaw was sworn in on Friday as Mali's interim president, tasked with presiding over an 18-month transition back to civilian rule following the Aug. 18 military coup.