ECOWAS severs ties with Mali, as Goita declares self head of govt

– A Malian army officer, Colonel Assimi Goita  has declared himself  the coup leader who overthrew President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita. “Let me introduce myself, I am Colonel Assimi Goita, chairman of the National Committee for the salvation of the People,” he said after meeting top civil servants. The colonel had appeared among a group of officers seen on television overnight Tuesday-Wednesday to Read More

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