• All Share : 51462.57
    UNCHANGED0.00%
    Top 40 : 4260.25
    UNCHANGED0.00%
    Financial 15 : 14884.34
    UNCHANGED0.00%
    Industrial 25 : 60029.86
    UNCHANGED0.00%

  • ZAR/USD : 10.7194
    DOWN -0.19%
    ZAR/GBP : 17.6645
    DOWN -0.08%
    ZAR/EUR : 14.0751
    DOWN -0.15%
    ZAR/JPY : 0.1021
    UP 0.04%
    ZAR/AUD : 9.9747
    UP 0.12%

  • Gold : 1268.3900
    UP 0.13%
    Platinum : 1412.5000
    UP 0.32%
    Silver : 19.2340
    UP 0.23%
    Palladium : 886.5000
    UP 1.08%
    Brent Crude Oil : 100.830
    UP 0.49%

  • All data is delayed by 15 min. Data supplied by INET BFA
    Hover cursor over this ticker to pause.

Wed Sep 03 09:13:12 SAST 2014

Chadian forces enter last rebel-held town in Mali

Sapa-dpa | 05 February, 2013 15:34
(L-R) Burkina Faso's Foreign Minister Djibril Bassole, Mali's counterpart Tieman Hubert Coulibaly and Chad's counterpart Moussa Faki Mahamat attend a meeting at the European Union Council in Brussels to discuss the crisis in Mali February 5, 2013.
Image by: FRANCOIS LENOIR / REUTERS

Soldiers from Chad on Tuesday entered the last rebel-held town in northern Mali, the Defence Ministry in Paris said.

"There are 1,800 Chadian forces who entered the town (Kidal) today to secure it," ministry officials said.

More French paratroopers had also arrived to boost forces at the airport the French secured last week.

SHARE YOUR OPINION

If you have an opinion you would like to share on this article, please send us an e-mail to the Times LIVE iLIVE team. In the mean time, click here to view the Times LIVE iLIVE section.
Wed Sep 03 09:13:12 SAST 2014 ::