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Mali: UN SG calls for reasonable electoral calendar

Ethiopia: UN chief lauds effort to make peace

UN Secretary General António Guterres called on interim Malian President Assimi Goïta to hold elections for the restoration of civilian rule within an acceptable timeline. According to Mr Guterres, it’s “absolutely essential for Mali’s military leaders to announce an acceptable timeline for civilian elections.” He said he was working with …

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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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