ECOWAS presented its plan to end the crisis in Mali: it calls for the resignation of 31 deputies and the formation of a national unity government. The country’s president Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta seems to be validating the organization’s roadmap. Your correspondent Erwan Schiex was directly from Bamako.
At the age of 86, former Ivorian President Henri Konan Bédié is once again a candidate for the highest office. He will wear the colors of the PDCI-RDA during the presidential election next October. He could find himself in front of yesterday’s ally, Alassane Ouattara.
Finally, bad news for millions of Moroccans who have seen their plans prevented since Sunday night. All travel from and to eight cities in the Kingdom is now prohibited – the cities concerned are: Tangier, Tetouan, Fez, Meknes, Casablanca, Berrechid, Settat and Marrakech.