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

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    Vol 43 No 11 |
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He's back

The interest groups that helped Touré into the presidency want their reward

The man who once said 'only an idiot' would want to be Mali's head of state was confirmed as President on 23 May after two rounds of voting (AC Vol 42 No 19 & Vol 43 No 9). The...

    Vol 43 No 9 |
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Recycled general

Former military leader Amadou Toumani Touré (ATT) was running narrowly ahead on 1 May with some 27 per cent of the vote in Mali's 28 April presidential elections. Counting w...

    Vol 42 No 19 |
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Stand to ATTention

By the end of October Mali's national hero, General Amadou Toumani Touré (ATT), will almost certainly announce that he'll stand in next year's presidential election. ATT is ...

    Vol 41 No 18 |
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Playing the offside rule

The football cup, botched polls and graft threaten Konaré's political legacy

In 18 months' time, Mali is supposed to run two big events almost simultaneously - the African Nations' Cup and a presidential election. Malians may find the football more interest...

    Vol 40 No 15 |
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Power cuts

Ambitious rivals cut the President down to size while Toumani Touré waits in the wings

President Alpha Oumar Konaré wants to go down in history. Prime Minister Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta wants to succeed him as President. Both are in danger of being disappoin...

    Vol 40 No 2 |
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Trial and error

Faction fighting and an embarassing ex-dictator pose problems for the President

Backstabbing is getting more vicious among barons of the ruling Alliance pour la Démocratie au Mali (Adema). Few doubt that Adema will win the presidential election in 2002 by a w...

    Vol 40 No 2 |
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Many complaints, some satisfaction

Once a year, Malians are allowed to air their grievances in a public forum – and broadcast on national television

The 144 employees of Timbuktu airport wrote to complain that their pay arrived late. They couldn’t afford to travel across the desert and mountains to the capital, Bamako, to read ...

    Vol 39 No 16 |
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Money doubling

Enigmatic Malian businessman and marabout Babani Sissoko’s finances are under the spotlight again following the start of legal proceedings against him in Miami by the Dubai Islamic...

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