Malian President Names New Prime Minister

Malian President Boubacar Keita has named Boubou Cisse as prime minister, tasking him with forming a broad government to stem bloodshed. Ethnic violence has claimed 600 lives since March 2018, with 160 people massacred in a single day last month. Cisse replaces Soumeylou Boubeye Maiga, who resigned over the March 23 killings close to the country's border with Burkina Faso.

  • Mali:   President Names New Prime Minister

    Deutsche Welle, 22 April 2019

    Mali's president has appointed a new prime minister, after the country's government resigned. Boubou Cisse, who had been serving as finance minster, is now charged with easing… Read more »

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