A tanker truck carrying fuel overturns after swerving to avoid a motorcycle in Bamako, Mali. A subsequent explosion kills six and seriously injures 46 more. Dozens of vehicles burn.
The Malian interim government releases 110 jihadists from their Bamako prison after releasing 70 yesterday. It is believed that their release is part of a prisoner exchange to secure the release of opposition politician Soumaïla Cissé, who was kidnapped earlier this year.
Mali President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta announces dissolution of the constitutional court in an attempt to calm unrest that saw four people killed in anti-government protests in the capital Bamako on Friday.
Gunmen storm a popular tourist resort near the Malian capital, Bamako. At least two people are reportedly killed. Malian troops and France's Operation Barkhane counter-terrorist force are at the site.
Ten gunmen storm the five-star Radisson Blu Hotel in the Malian capital Bamako, taking 170 hostages with at least 27 people killed. The grenade-toting assailants free captives who are able to recite the Quran. The hotel is "often used" by Air France staff.