Bamako accused of taking Ivorian troops ‘hostage’ • FRANCE 24 English

The diplomatic tensions between Mali and Ivory Coast deepen after Bamako sets conditions for the return of dozens of Ivorian soldiers. Ethiopia’s new year celebrations are overshadowed by an economic crisis. And anti smoking campaigners in Senegal warn against the damage caused to young bodies when they start lighting up.
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