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Population: 21.9m
GDP: $19.14bn
Debt: 55.8% of GDP (2023 forecast)

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    Vol 59 No 24 |
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Blow to jihadists

Intelligence analysts believe Malian jihadists suffered a serious setback when French troops of Opération Barkhane killed Amadou Koufa, the militia leader. Koufa, who was am...

    Vol 59 No 16 |
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Court in the act

Despite a calamitous first five years in office, President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta (IBK) sailed through the first round of the presidential election with 42% of the vote amid a flur...

    Vol 59 No 15 |
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Electoral déja-vu

The top two contenders in the 2013 elections slug it out again with incumbent IBK tipped to win

Both the incumbent President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta and his main challenger in the 29 July presidential election, Soumaïla Cissé, offer the electorate security, improved basic serv...

Shaky start for Sahel force

An attack on the G5 Sahel’s HQ has further undermined confidence in an alliance of governments who lack trust in each other

A lack of confidence and cash is holding up deployment of the G5 Sahel joint military force, tasked with tackling jihadist groups and trafficking gangs in the fragile border areas ...

    Vol 59 No 12 |
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Threats to peaceful poll

Only four days after UN Secretary General António Guterres left Bamako with the government's promises to promote peace and stability in his pocket, he was sounding his concern abo...

    Vol 59 No 4 |
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Fertilising dialogue

By choosing Mopti for his first provincial trip since becoming Prime Minister on 30 December, Soumeylou Boubèye Maïga signalled the urgency of the crisis in the central region. It ...

Strains on the front line

Opération Pagnali signals a cross-national resolve to fight jihadists, but gaps in command and control may unsettle the G5's future

Important organisational and financial matters may remain unresolved, but the G5 Sahel countries' new joint military force is preparing to launch Opération Pagnali regardless. It w...

    Vol 59 No 1 |
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Wanted: change and security

President Keïta may well win this year's election but security is poor and popular resentment is growing

Two events in Bamako in June 2017 point to what 2018 holds in store. The first was the attack on the Kangaba Resort, just outside the capital, which killed four. The other was the ...

    Vol 58 No 11 |
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Mali for Macron

President Emmanuel Macron of France used his debut overseas visit to troops at the French military base in Gao to send a blunt message for two audiences. To the French electorate, ...

    Vol 58 No 7 |
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Combat and compromise

The government may be giving the northern Tuareg nobility too much in its bid to restore peaceful regional government

At the last minute – and helped by United Nations pressure – Mali's government has persuaded the former separatists of the Coordination des Mouvements de l'Azawad (CMA)...

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