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

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    Vol 55 No 6 |
  • MALI

Talking Timbuktu

Deepening divisions among the armed groups – and the heavy hand of IBK – undermine the chances for talks on peace in the north

Swept to power on a nationalist platform in elections last September, President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta intends to make peace on his own terms or not at all. That was the clear...

    Vol 55 No 3 |
  • MALI

Peace process slows down

The Security Council has sent its own delegation to Mali to try to improve relations with Bamako and advance peace talks on the north

The United Nations Mission, the Mission multidimensionnelle intégrée des Nations Unies pour la stabilisation au Mali, hopes to draw encouragement and a renewed sense ...

    Vol 55 No 2 |
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Serval’s birthday evokes mixed emotions

Bamako held a parade to mark the first anniversary of the French intervention. Admiration, pride and suspicion were also on display, as a new military pact takes shape

French Defence Minister Jean-Yves le Drian was the most notable guest at the ceremony on 20 January to mark the 53rd anniversary of the national armed forces, the Forces armé...

    Vol 55 No 1 |
  • MALI

Reconciliation and repression

Preventing ethnic conflict will be a major priority, but special interests threaten to interfere

Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta has passed the key electoral tests. He holds a decisive presidential mandate and the National Assembly is in place (AC Vol 54 No 17, IBK's agenda). Yet ...

    Vol 7 (AAC) No 2 |
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Astan Coulibaly

Candididate for the Mouvement Destin Commun, Mali

The Shanghai-born pharmacist is standing in Mali’s 25 November and 15 December legislative elections and is the country's first candidate to hold Chinese citizenship.

    Vol 54 No 21 |
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Flare-up in the north

The spate of Islamist violence in northern Mali early this month confirms the warnings of French military and United Nations peacekeepers that the jihadists who had melted away rat...

    Vol 54 No 20 |
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Keïta’s test of words and deeds

There is no doubting the political and financial good will towards the country. The President now has to make good on it

President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta emphasised his inaugural message of reconciliation and tolerance with a major national celebration for the country on 19 September, with heads...

    Vol 54 No 16 |
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Elections judged a success

The turnout was the highest ever. Shortcomings should not prevent the new leader from restoring some credibility to government

Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta (IBK) had always looked the man to beat in the Malian presidential race and as Africa Confidential went to press, it was clear that he had made a big im...

    Vol 54 No 15 |
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Wanted: a winner for all

Old politicians woo southern electors to win the presidency but to win for posterity, they will have to speak for the north as well

The leading contenders in Mali’s presidential race are jostling to present themselves as the best defenders of national pride, as the date for the first round looms on 28 Jul...

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