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

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    Vol 41 No 18 |
  • MALI

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 |
  • MALI

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...

    Vol 39 No 8 |
  • MALI

Bamako sparks

Amid deadlock between government and opposition, preparations are starting for local elections. Business and donors are more worried about the electricity crisis. Donors have again...

    Vol 39 No 1 |
  • MALI

Nous pas bouger

Government and opposition say they want to talk but then say 'We won't budge'

French Prime Minister Lionel Jospin's visit to Bamako on 20- 21 December was perceived as a show of support for President Alpha Oumar Konaré and his regime, which is happy to be de...

    Vol 38 No 24 |
  • MALI


Mali's democratic credentials are being questioned by Amnesty International in its report Mali: basic liberties at risk. It lists allegations of police torture of arrested oppositi...

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