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

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    Vol 46 No 12 |
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Soccer, Islam and hard times

Football riots and fears of terrorism are undermining ATT's reputation

Bamako is worried about security, and awaiting a cabinet reshuffle by President Amadou Toumani Touré (ATT). Prime Minister Ousmane Issoufi Maïga may not survive. Some c...

    Vol 46 No 10 |
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Belgium's man in Africa

Little did a royal Belgian foundation expect that by bestowing a prize on Mali's shy, soft-spoken former Territorial Administration Minister, it would reignite controversy over the...

    Vol 44 No 8 |
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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 t...

    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...

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