Malians Protest, They Want Military To Stay

Hundreds of people demonstrated in Mali’s capital on Tuesday in support of the junta that has seized power in a coup, as debate rages over the timeframe for the country’s return to civilian rule.   Months of protests over the simmering jihadist insurgency, bloody ethnic violence and endemic corruption in the country boiled over when […]

ECOWAS Gives Mali’s Junta One Week To Handover To Civilian Govt

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has given the military junta in Mali one-week to appoint a civilian transition head. The Authority of Heads of State and Government of ECOWAS made this known on Monday at the 57th ordinary session of ECOWAS in Niamey, Niger republic, AFP reports. Ecowas gave Junta till 15 September to hand […]