Lebanon starts the week at a new low. The currency hit rock bottom last week; it’s now lost 90-percent of its value since protests began in 2019. Federal reserves are dwindling; there’s barely enough to keep the lights on.
Following a day of virtual meetings, West African leaders want decisive action in Mali. Members of the 15-country regional bloc ECOWAS called for a unity government yesterday and warned against opposition interference. They’ve also asked 31 current Malian officials to step down, Premium Times reports: