Malian opposition figurehead Mahmoud Dicko on Sunday suggested that France had moved behind the scenes to protect the premier of its former colony which has been mired for months in a political crisis.
“Why is France interfering in the choice of prime minister for Mali?” the influential Saudi-trained imam asked, speaking at a news conference in the capital Bamako.
He said Prime Minister Boubou Cisse — whom he asked to resign in a face-to-face confrontation late last month — had no legitimacy in Mali’s civil society. […]
On Sunday, Dicko said a “radical change of governance” is needed in Mali and that the opposition will not back down. Läs artikel