UN Mission In Mali Demands Release Of President Bah, PM Ouane

25 May 2021 Source BBC

The UN mission in Mali has demanded an immediate release of President Bah Ndaw and PM Moctar Ouane, after reports that they were detained by soldiers.

Report says that the interim President Ndaw and Mr Ouane were driven by soldiers to the Kati military camp near the capital, Bamako.

According to the report their detention came just hours after a government reshuffle, which saw two senior army officers who took part in last year’s coup replaced.

This raised fears of a second coup within a year in the country.

Once again Mali is looking unstable just nine months after the military coup that saw President Ibrahim Boubakar Keïta removed

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