Hush-hush diplomacy between Lomé and Bamako shores up junta

The meeting with Faure Gnassingbé (left) on 13 November in Lomé was a key stage in Bah N'Daw's regional tour.
The meeting with Faure Gnassingbé (left) on 13 November in Lomé was a key stage in Bah N'Daw's regional tour. © Présidence du Mali
Though the visit to Lomé by the president of the transition Bah N'Daw on 13 November was the first by a top Malian official to the country, very close contacts have been nurtured behind the scenes between the leaders of the putsch and Faure Gnassingbé ever since the coup d'état on 18 August. A secret story of private jets and clandestine meetings... [...] (949 words)
Issue dated 19/11/2020 Reading time 4 minutes
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