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Vol 44 No 8

Published 18th April 2003


Bamako blues

The soldier-turned-president's carefully crafted consensus is threatened by a confident opposition

President Amadou Toumani Touré ('ATT') has had little chance to relax after his election in May 2002, as he struggles with domestic politics and the economic fall-out from the crisis in Côte d'Ivoire. Domestically, the political landscape is on the verge of a shake-up that could give the soldier-turned-president his first real taste of opposition (AC Vol 43 No 11).

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