Eye on Africa

ECOWAS bloc lifts post-coup sanctions on Mali

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West African bloc ECOWAS has lifted the sanctions that it had imposed on Mali after the military coup last August; this comes after several of the bloc's demands were met. Also, as the rainy season begins to set in across the DR Congo, our team in the country has more on how authorities and residents are trying to prevent a repeat of last year's tragic flooding. And French lawmakers are examining a bill on whether to return stolen artifacts to Benin and Senegal.