Mali’s putschist leader rejects ECOWAS personnel in fight to reclaim north

Captain Amadou Sanogo, the leader of the besmirched coup in Mali, announced on Monday that he will maintain relevance in deciding how the nation is run through the transitional period ahead, and that he does not want foreign forces on the ground to help reclaim Mali’s north from the Tuareg (MNLA) and militant Islamist factions, … Continue reading

Major declarations from two pertinent figures in Mali

Two key figures in Mali have made decisions that may alter the demographic structure of Mali. The figures and their decisions After a coup d’etat put Malian Captain Amadou Sanogo in power on March 21, the threat of sanctions from ECOWAS, the Economic Organization of West Africa, yielded a reversal in policy from Sanogo, who¬†pledged … Continue reading