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ECOWAS imposes severe sanctions on Mali and closes borders surrounding it

ECOWAS imposes severe sanctions on Mali and closes borders surrounding it

Leaders of the Economic Community of West African States( ECOWAS) have reimposed severe sanctions against the Malian interim government after the military leaders had announced a long delay to the elections originally planned for February. After a meeting on Sunday in the Ghanaian capital, Accra, the ECOWAS leaders have decided …

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Mali: Ecowas representative expelled amid pressure over elections

Hamodou Boly, the ECOWAS envoy to Mali

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) regional community’s envoy in Mali has been expelled as pressure mounts on the country to provide a definitive timeline on its transition to civilian rule. Summoned by the Malian foreign affairs ministry, Hamodou Boly was notified of the government’s decision “declaring him …

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