Mali Premier's Ouster Complicates Crisis

Some observers say that the removal of Cheick Modibo Diarra as prime minister could complicate the resolution of the crisis, delaying peace talks now underway with some rebel groups and the prospect of military intervention.

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Former prime minister Cheick Modibo Diarra.

  • Mali:   President Appoints New PM

    allAfrica, 12 December 2012

    Dioncounda Traoré, the interim Malian president, has accepted the resignation of Prime Minister Cheick Modibo Diarra, immediately appointing Django Sissoko to replace him,… Read more »

  • Mali:   Prime Minister Resigns After Arrest

    allAfrica, 11 December 2012

    Malian Prime Minister Cheick Modibo Diarra has resigned, with all the members of his cabinet. Read more »

  • Mali:   PM Plans Military Intervention

    RFI, 26 November 2012

    Mali's Prime Minister Cheick Modibo Diarra has arrived in Paris for talks with senior officials to plan a military intervention to regain control of the country's north from… Read more »

  • Mali:   Will Prime Minister Resign?

    IPS, 13 November 2012

    West African heads of state have restated their determination that no member of Mali's transitional government will be allowed to stand in the country's next presidential election.… Read more »

  • Mali:   Mali Forms New Government

    allAfrica, 21 August 2012

    Mali has reportedly formed a new government of national unity, five months after a military coup overthrew the country's elected government. Read more »

  • West Africa:   ECOWAS Pledges Support for Mali Leader

    Leadership, 2 August 2012

    The Economic Community Of West African States (ECOWAS) yesterday pledged support for Mali's interim President Dioncounda Traore, after mediators extended a deadline for the country… Read more »

  • West Africa:   Mali Satisfied With Conclusions of ECOWAS Technical Assessment Mission

    Ecowas, 18 July 2012

    The Malian Prime Minister, Dr. Cheick Modibo Diarra, has expressed satisfaction with the outcome of the just-concluded Technical Assessment Mission (TAM) to Mali, made up of… Read more »

  • Mali:   U.S. Welcomes Return of Injured Leader

    State Department, 27 July 2012

    The United States welcomes the return of interim President Dioncounda Traore to Bamako. His return represents an important step in moving Mali back onto a path leading to the… Read more »

  • Mali:   West African Leaders Seek Unity Govt

    RFI, 7 July 2012

    Leaders of the West African bloc, ECOWAS, are holding a summit on Mali in Burkina Faso that will seek to put together a national unity government tasked with tackling the crisis in… Read more »

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