Attack against UN Mission in Mali & other topics – Daily Briefing (1 June 2021)

United Nations published this video item, entitled “Attack against UN Mission in Mali & other topics – Daily Briefing (1 June 2021)” – below is their description. Briefing by Stephane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Highlights: – Gaza – Mali – Central African Republic – Ethiopia – Nigeria – Democratic Republic of the Congo – … Read more Attack against UN Mission in Mali & other topics – Daily Briefing (1 June 2021)

‘A Cornelian dilemma’: France’s Macron threatens to withdraw troops from Mali

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “‘A Cornelian dilemma’: France’s Macron threatens to withdraw troops from Mali” – below is their description. West African leaders decided at an extraordinary summit on Sunday to suspend #Mali from the Economic Community of West African States (#ECOWAS) bodies after a second coup in nine months by … Read more ‘A Cornelian dilemma’: France’s Macron threatens to withdraw troops from Mali

West African bloc ECOWAS suspends Mali over coup

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “West African bloc ECOWAS suspends Mali over coup” – below is their description. West African leaders decided at an extraordinary summit on Sunday to suspend Mali from the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) bodies after a second coup in nine months by the poor Sahel … Read more West African bloc ECOWAS suspends Mali over coup

Mali: President, prime minister arrested in ‘attempted coup’ | DW News

DW News published this video item, entitled “Mali: President, prime minister arrested in ‘attempted coup’ | DW News” – below is their description. Malian interim President Bah N’Daw and Prime Minister Moctar Ouane were put under arrest by military officers on Monday, drawing condemnation from the international community. Defense Minister Souleymane Doucore was also arrested. … Read more Mali: President, prime minister arrested in ‘attempted coup’ | DW News

Mali transition talks end with no deal, military leaders agree to release Keita

Talks between West African mediators and Mali’s military coup leaders have ended with an agreement to release the overthrown president. But no deal on a transitional government. The mediation team from the regional bloc Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) would report to heads of state on progress made before a summit on Mali … Read more Mali transition talks end with no deal, military leaders agree to release Keita

Nigerian president calls for release of Mali’s Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday called for Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta, Mali’s embattled president, to be immediately released following a military coup in the West African country. Buhari made the comments during a virtual meeting of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). “Nigeria believes that President Keïta and all other detainees should be … Read more Nigerian president calls for release of Mali’s Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta

Global condemnation of Mali coup despite public support

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has condemned the coup attempt in Mali and has moved to suspend the country from its decision-making body. In an announcement, the regional alliance also said that neighbouring countries of the West African state are closing its borders and will impose sanctions as the crisis continues. Meanwhile, … Read more Global condemnation of Mali coup despite public support

Mali Coup: UN Condemns Mutiny Amid Growing International Criticism

West African leaders will meet Thursday to discuss the military coup that toppled Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, as international condemnation of the military takeover grows. The Economic Community of West African States is trying to help resolve the crisis following earlier attempts to mediate between Keita’s government and a popular protest movement demanding his … Read more Mali Coup: UN Condemns Mutiny Amid Growing International Criticism

Mali President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita Resigns After Military Mutiny

Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita resigned after being detained by a military junta that pledged to shepherd a democratic transition. The coup capped weeks of protests demanding that he step down. Keita, 75, has faced opposition criticism for alleged corruption and nepotism within his administration, and the mishandling of an escalating Islamist insurgency in the … Read more Mali President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita Resigns After Military Mutiny

Appeal to fight COVID-19 & other topics – Daily Briefing

Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Highlights: – Humanitarian Appeal – Mali – Bolivia – Sustainable Development – Poverty – Iraq – Yemen – Cabo Verde – South Sudan – Sudan – SD Congo – Latin America – Food Security – Financial Contribution HUMANITARIAN APPEAL Later today, the UN Office for the … Read more Appeal to fight COVID-19 & other topics – Daily Briefing

Côte d’Ivoire: African Leaders Fail to Persuade Laurent Gbagbo to Step Down

A delegation of four African leaders, including Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga, and Presidents Ernest Bai Koroma (Sierra Leone), Pedro Pires (Cape Verde) and Alpha Conde (Guinnea) have failed to persuade incumbent president of Côte d’Ivoire, Laurent Gbagbo, to step down. Gbagbo has refused to relinquish power in the Ivory Coast, despite losing elections in … Read more Côte d’Ivoire: African Leaders Fail to Persuade Laurent Gbagbo to Step Down

UN Backs Victory of Alassane Ouattara in Côte d’Ivoire

The UN has thrown its weight behind Alassane Ouattara in the scuffle for the Presidency of Côte d’Ivoire, . On 7th December, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s Special Representative Y. J. Choi briefed an extraordinary summit of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) on the elections saying: “Considering the distance Côte d’Ivoire has travelled, ignoring … Read more UN Backs Victory of Alassane Ouattara in Côte d’Ivoire