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Mali

Population: 18.54 mn.
GDP: $15.29 bn.
Debt: $4.37 bn.

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Warrant worries

The junta in Bamako may have been hoping for a boost with reports on 5 July that a court in the capital had issued an international warrant for the arrest of Karim Keïta, elde...


    Vol 62 No 14 |
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Paris makes up with the junta

France resumes joint operations against jihadists as familiar civilian politicians line up to 'receive' power from the military – eventually

The governments of France and Mali's regional neighbours are getting used to the colonels on whose approval the Bamako transitional government depends. On 2 July, setting the offic...


    Vol 62 No 11 |
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Don't call it a coup

Instead of heading a new transitional government, two of Mali's top three caretaker heavyweights, President Bah N'Daw and Prime Minister Moctar Ouane found themselves held in milit...


    Vol 62 No 2 |
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Outstaying welcomes

French President Emmanuel Macron's announcement on 19 January that he would be reviewing the deployment of soldiers to Opération Barkhane in the Sahel due to 'good results' in rece...


    Vol 62 No 1 |
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Bumps in the road ahead

The caretaker government explores talks with jihadist leaders while it keeps its military alliance with France

The death from Covid-19 of opposition leader Soumaïla Cissé on 25 December, has robbed Mali of the clear favourite for the presidential election due to take place by March 2022. Ex...


    Vol 61 No 21 |
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Jihadists trade up

The deal that saw Jama'a Nusrat ul Islam wa al Muslimin?(JNIM), the Malian branch of Al Qaida led by Iyad ag Ghaly, exchange four hostages for 204 presumed jihadists, has thrown up...


    Vol 61 No 20 |
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Colonels concede – but not much

While many in the discredited political class plot a return to centre stage, the military has retained the upper hand after ousting President Keïta

Delegates from West Africa and beyond have been flying in and out of Bamako for weeks to impress their priorities and concerns upon the junta (the Comité national pour le Salut du ...


    Vol 61 No 19 |
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Junta names front-man

The junta has named the 70-year-old former defence minister and retired officer Bah N'Daw as transitional president, thus testing to the limit the absolute insistence of the Econom...


    Vol 61 No 17 |
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The junta haggles on transition

The colonels face down the demands of regional leaders while the West wants to get back to fighting the jihadists. Keïta is all but forgotten

It's been a week of hard bargaining in Bamako and over the West African airwaves as the putschists who turfed Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta out of the presidency negotiate with the E...

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    Vol 61 No 17 |
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No road back for Keïta

Mutinous soldiers have delivered the coup de grâce to a failing regime as envoys go through the motions of trying to restore the president

The pro forma condemnation by West African leaders of the overthrow of the hapless President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta on 18 August – not to mention the strong popular supp...


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