West African leaders lift sanctions on Mali

BAMAKO (Reuters) – Leaders of the West African regional bloc have lifted sanctions imposed on Mali following the Aug. 18 military coup that ousted President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, the group said on Tuesday. The crippling sanctions on landlocked Mali were…

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South Africa eases lockdown as virus cases fall

South Africa’s president has said coronavirus infections appear to have peaked in the country, as he announced a sweeping relaxation of lockdown measures. President Cyril Ramaphosa said nearly all restrictions on the country’s economy will be eased from Monday. A…

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