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Vol 51 No 15

Published 23rd July 2010


A formidable new party

Party leaders face a new challenger for the 2012 succession to retiring President Amadou Toumani Touré (ATT). The Parti pour le développement économique et solidaire (PDES), launched on 17 July with ATT's not-so-tacit backing, presents its mission as continuing his 'project for economic and social development'. Touré governs as a non-party President.

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