Mali crisis deadlocked despite intervention by ECOWAS leaders

Five West African leaders gathered in Bamako on Thursday in a fresh push to end an escalating political crisis in Mali.

The one-day summit had in attendance the presidents of Senegal, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Nigeria and Niger holding meetings with Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita and leaders of a protest movement calling for his resignation.

"Nothing has moved for the movement," said one of the protest leaders, Imam Mahmoud Dicko, after holding talks with the presidents.

The unrest deepl…

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