In Côte d’Ivoire, the anger of the Malian community after the ECOWAS sanctions

To not miss any African news, subscribe to the newsletter of the World Africa from this link. Every Saturday at 6 a.m., find a week of news and debates covered by the editorial staff of the World Africa. Containers full of goods bound for Mali, Niger and Burkina Faso, at the Autonomous Port of Abidjan, … Read more

In Bamako, cross-border travelers blocked by ECOWAS sanctions

Travelers wait at the Africa Tours Trans bus station in Bamako on January 11, 2022. FLORENT VERGNES / AFP The Africa Tours Trans bus station in Bamako has only been a shadow of the usual anthill since, under the effect of West African sanctions, Mali’s main road borders are closed and buses circulate less. At … Read more

Mali: Colonel Assimi Goïta says he remains open to dialogue with ECOWAS after the sanctions

To not miss anything on African news, subscribe to the newsletter of World Africa from this link. Every Saturday at 6 a.m., find a week of current events and debates treated by the editorial staff of World Africa. Colonel Assimi Goïta, head of the Malian military junta, in Accra, Ghana, in September 2020. FRANCIS KOKOROKO … Read more

ECOWAS leaders place Mali under embargo to sanction junta’s retention in power

ECOWAS Heads of State and Government gathered for an extraordinary session in Accra, Ghana, January 9, 2022. IVORY COAST PRESIDENTIAL PRESS S / VIA REUTERS West African leaders meeting in Accra decided on Sunday January 9 to close the borders with Mali and put the country under embargo, heavily sanctioning the junta’s intention to take … Read more

Elections in Guinea: ECOWAS demands respect for the calendar it has set for February 2022

Colonel Mamady Doumboya in September 2021 in Conakry. JOHN WESSELS / AFP West African leaders maintain the demand for elections in the coming months in Guinea, the scene of a military coup in September, and demand a timetable for the return of civilians to power, said a statement released on Monday (December 13th). by the … Read more

Mali: around 150 personalities sanctioned by ECOWAS, including Prime Minister Choguel Maïga

Mali’s transitional prime minister, Choguel Maïga, in Bamako, October 24, 2021. PAUL LORGERIE / REUTERS Mali’s transitional prime minister, Choguel Maïga, and almost all of his government are among around 150 personalities targeted by individual sanctions recently imposed by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), reveals a official document of the regional organization … Read more

ECOWAS imposes individual sanctions on members of the junta in power in Mali

The Malian transitional president, Colonel Assimi Goïta, in Bamako, June 7, 2021. ANNIE RISEMBERG / AFP The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) imposed, Sunday, November 7, in Accra in Ghana, individual sanctions on members of the junta in power in Mali, due to the delay in the organization of elections, announced an official … Read more

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