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

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    Vol 49 No 13 |
  • MALI

Third term triangle

Mali's democratic credentials are wearing thin at home despite winning international plaudits in the 16 years since Amadou Toumani Touré started the constitutional revolution i...

Ordinary rendition

A diplomatic storm is brewing as Mozambican police crack down on West Africans they accuse of being illegal miners. The formal tone of a letter from the Mozambican High Commission ...

Lights off

The abrupt closure of the Malaysian textile company Ramatex Group's operations in Windhoek with a loss of 3,000 jobs in early March has sparked a political row with trades union...

    Vol 48 No 9 |
  • MALI

ATT seeks takokélén

President Touré is poised to win a second term in Mali's presidential election on 29 April

President Amadou Toumani Touré ('ATT'), has been campaigning for takokélén in the presidential election on 29 April. That's Bambara for 'taking all at once' - ...

    Vol 46 No 12 |
  • MALI

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 |
  • MALI

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 |
  • MALI

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 |
  • MALI

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...

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