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.
Deutsche Welle, 19 April 2019
Amid tribal violence and protests in Mali, Prime Minister Soumeylou Boubeye Maiga resigned alongside his entire cabinet. The public was enraged by a massacre of some 160 Fulani… Read more »