Daily Archives: July 25, 2020

African summit ends with no deal on Mali political crisis

BAMAKO, West African leaders ended a day-long summit in Mali without a deal to soothe the country’s escalating political crisis. Five of the region’s leaders met Mali President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita and leaders of a protest movement clamouring for his resignation, as a long-running insurgency threatens to throw the country into chaos. But the intervention

Parliament Votes Out Prime Minister

WASHINGTON/MOGADISHU – Somalia’s parliament has removed Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khayre in an unexpected vote of no-confidence, the speaker of parliament said. Holding a press conference Saturday after the voting, the speaker, Mohamed Mursal Abdurahman, accused the government of Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khayre of “ineffectiveness.” “One hundred and seventy lawmakers favored the motion against