Goita, a 38-year-old special forces commander, was one of several colonels who overthrew president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita last August.
French President Emmanuel Macron has said military operations should keep focusing on the region bordering Mali, Niger and Burkina Faso in a summit with West African leaders.
Pirates contacted the Boden Hamburg office for ransom, naming the crew while providing evidence that all are in good health.
National Committee for the Salvation of the People is dissolved, says a government decree, a decision that comes after more than five months of president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita's removal in a coup.
New library Feast Afrique established by Ozoz Sokoh, a well-known Nigerian food explorer, aims to bring the African diaspora together through food, history, and hand-me-down recipes.
Former interior minister Mohamed Bazoum, the ruling party's candidate, is the overwhelming favourite to succeed President Mahamadou Issoufou, who is stepping down after two five-year terms.
After two years of investigation, the UN report comes at a critical moment for a country still reeling from a coup earlier this year.
Following his election victory with securing 57.87 percent of the vote, Burkina Faso's Roch Kabore pledges dialogue in his troubled country "for peace and development".
As the country gears up to celebrate its independence, many Nigerians wonder if the country is heading in the right direction.
Deposed president Keita was hospitalised in the capital Bamako, six days after he was released from detention by the ruling junta, which seized power on August 18.
With Mali experiencing another coup amid widespread protests, could the country fall back into chaos?
Fighters from Daesh West Africa Province drove into remote Felo village in Gubio district in the early afternoon, shooting fleeing residents and running them over with their vehicles.
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