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Vol 59 No 16

Published 10th August 2018


Court in the act

Despite a calamitous first five years in office, President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta (IBK) sailed through the first round of the presidential election with 42% of the vote amid a flurry of allegations of electoral fraud. Jihadist violence hampered voting in the fiefdoms in Mopti and the north of his chief rival, Soumaïla Cissé, whom he faces in the run-off on 12 August.

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