Mali economy could fall further after ECOWAS sanctions: Experts

Economists say Mali’s economy will worsen because of sanctions imposed by ECOWAS following the August 18 coup.

by

    Mali's economy will worsen because of sanctions imposed by regional bloc ECOWAS following the August 18 coup, economists say.

    The sanctions have cut off trade and travel with the landlocked country already suffering from violence amid COVID-19.

    As Al Jazeera's Ahmed Idris reports from Abuja, millions of people are struggling to find money and food.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera News


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    'It takes a village to kill a child': Uganda's hidden children

    'It takes a village to kill a child': Uganda's hidden children

    Faced with stigma and abuse, many children with disabilities are hidden indoors, with few options for specialised care.

    Medieval Arabic cookbooks: Reviving the taste of history

    Medieval Arabic cookbooks: Reviving the taste of history

    A growing number of cookbooks have been translated into English, helping bring old foods to new palates.

    India-China border row explained in seven maps

    India-China border row explained in seven maps

    Seven maps to help you understand the situation on the ground and what's at stake for nearly three billion people.