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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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Guinea: putschists freeze all government accounts

Guinea

Guinea’s coup leaders have ordered banks to freeze all government-related accounts in order to “secure state assets”. According to the putschists, the order affects institutional and individual accounts of the outgoing government. Senior officials of the ousted President Alpha Condé’s government will not be able to access their accounts. The …

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