Mali names new cabinet with army figures in key roles

Colonel Assimi Goita

New interim Malian President, Colonel Assimi Goita (centre), stands with members of the Supreme Court during his swearing in ceremony in Bamako on June 7, 2021.

Photo credit: Annie Risemberg | AFP

Mali announced a new government on Friday in which key roles were retained by army figures, according to a statement read out on the national broadcaster.

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