Mali's latest coup shows the military is firmly in charge - analyst

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Colonel Assimi Goita (C), president of CNSP (National Committee for the Salvation of People) greets invited people at the ceremony of the 60th anniversary of Mali's independence in Bamako, one day after he announced that the transitional presidency would be assigned to a retired colonel, Bah Ndaw.
Colonel Assimi Goita (C), president of CNSP (National Committee for the Salvation of People) greets invited people at the ceremony of the 60th anniversary of Mali's independence in Bamako, one day after he announced that the transitional presidency would be assigned to a retired colonel, Bah Ndaw.
Michele Cattani, AFP

The military leader who removed Mali's president in 2020 has deposed yet another civilian leadership.

On Tuesday, Colonel Assimi Goïta announced that President Bah Ndaw and Prime Minister Moctar Ouane had officially been removed over their positions. Goïta said the two leaders of the transitional government had failed in their duties, the BBC reported.

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