ECOWAS suspends Mali over Coup, imposes Sanctions

The West Africa bloc ECOWAS on Tuesday condemned a military putsch in Mali and pledged a range of retaliatory actions, including financial sanctions. Rebel soldiers arrested Mali’s President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita and Prime Minister Boubou Cisse on Tuesday afternoon following weeks of political tension in the country. The dramatic move followed the seizure of an army baseContinue reading “ECOWAS suspends Mali over Coup, imposes Sanctions”