Crowd cheers Mali soldiers following military coup

Hundreds of anti-government protesters poured into a central square in Mali's capital Bamako to celebrate the military coup which had detained President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita. The protesters have blamed Keita for corruption and worsening security in the north and centre of the West African country where Islamist militants are active.

Published 19 August 2020 at 12:52pm
Source: Reuters