Demonstrators vandalise building belonging to Ibrahim Boubacar Keita's Rally for Mali party, as the West African country sees worst civil unrest in years.
At least three people have been killed and more than 70 others injured during two days of civil unrest. Protesters demand resignation of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita over economic woes and perceived government corruption.
Latest developments have marked a major escalation in the growing movement against President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita.
Thousands have gathered in a central city square to demand that President Keita resign over the country's long-running conflict, economic woes and perceived government corruption.
Officials say the attacks were carried out by militants, who often say they are defending Fulani herders against rival Dogon farmers but no group has claimed responsibility.
Army says eight soldiers escaped attack on around a dozen vehicles in northwest Bouka Were, around 100 kilometres from border with Mauritania.
Officials say attack targeted a Fulani village in volatile Mopti region where Fulani herders and Dogon hunters occasionally clash.
More than 100 artists and celebrities from across the continent and the diaspora took part in the WAN Show broadcast online by the Worldwide Afro Network and carried by 200 African channels on Monday to mark Africa Day.
The number of deaths from coronavirus pandemic across the African nations has exceeded 3,000, says Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention.
UN chief Antonio Guterres condemned the attack and called on the perpetrators to be brought to justice.
The number of global coronavirus deaths has surpassed 237,000 with more than 3.3 million infections. Here are updates for May 1, 2020.
The elections in Mali have been repeatedly delayed, eroding trust in institutions as the country struggles with a militant revolt that has claimed thousands of lives and forced hundreds of thousands from their homes.
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