Mali’s New PM Unveils 34-Member Cabinet

Mali’s new prime minister, technocrat Oumar Tatam Ly, has named a 34-member Cabinet that includes a new ministry tasked with promoting reconciliation in the country’s war-ravaged north.

The new department of National Reconciliation and Northern Developement aims to heal scars from a 2012 rebellion by an Islamist-led mix of rebel groups, including radicals with links to al-Qaida. That uprising, which followed a coup in Bamako, was crushed by a French-led military intervention early …