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Bah N’Daw sworn in as Mali’s transitional president

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11 October 2020   |   2:23 pm
Transitional president Bah N'Daw was sworn in on Friday, more than a month after a military coup overthrew Ibrahim Boubacar Keita. In Rwanda, Paul Rusesabagina, the man portrayed as a hero in the movie "Hotel Rwanda", admitted in court that he had backed the National Liberation Front. And our team in Tunisia look at the consequences the coronavirus pandemic is having on businesses in Tunisia, where the Tunisian-Algerian border has been closed since mid-March.

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