Mali’s coup leader wrests back control of the government

Mali’s coup leader wrests back control of the government

Political turmoil in #Mali deepened Tuesday as the country’s strongman pushed out transitional leaders who had been tasked with steering the return to civilian rule after a coup last August. Assimi #Goita, who headed a junta which seized power less than 10 months ago, said that President Bah Ndaw and Prime Minister Moctar Ouane had been stripped of their powers, and he promised elections in 2022. FRANCE 24’s Rob Parsons gives his analysis.

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