Jump to navigation

Vol 54 No 17

Published 23rd August 2013


Mali

IBK's agenda

Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta approaches his 19 September inauguration as Mali’s new President backed by an overwhelming 77.62% of the vote, to Soumaïla Cissé’s 22.38%. The mandate sets him up nicely but there is much to do. Most challenging is reaching a settlement for the north with the Mouvement national de libération de l’Azawad. The 18 June Ouagadougou agreement which the transitional government struck with the MNLA set a 60-day deadline for opening negotiations. First, however, he must form a government and prepare for legislative elections.

End of preview - This article contains approximately 269 words.

End of preview

Subscribers: Log in now to read the complete article.

Account Holders: Log in now and use your Account Credit to buy this article. No Credit? Top up your Account now.


If you have a print subscription already, click here for a password that gives you full access to the website.

If you are logged in, but still cannot access the full text of this article, email customer services or telephone us on +44(0)1638 743633.