ECOWAS suspends Mali, imposes sanctions

Estimated Reading Time: 1 The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has suspended Mali from the organisation over the military coup and subsequent ousting of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita. Keita, Mali’s president, and Prime Minister Boubou Cisse were arrested by rebel soldiers after weeks of unrest. The Malian president on[Read More…]

Gambia’s President Adama Barrow in isolation as Vice President tests positive for COVID-19

Estimated Reading Time: 1Gambian President Adama Barrow has gone into self-isolation after Vice President Isatou Touray tested positive for COVID-19. “The Office of the President informs the public that Her Excellency, the Vice President, Dr. Isatou Touray, has been tested positive of COVID-19. Consequently, the President, Adama Barrow, will be[Read More…]