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

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    Vol 54 No 20 |
  • MALI

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...

    Vol 54 No 13 |
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MNLA cedes Kidal

Bamako has signed a deal with the Mouvement national pour la libération de l’Azawad (MNLA) that will allow its army and civil servants to enter Kidal for the first tim...

    Vol 54 No 11 |
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Please give strategically

Pledges at the Brussels donor conference exceeded expectations

The conference hosted in Brussels by the European Union on 15 May was seen as a political and financial success. One hundred countries sent delegations and those from Mauritania an...

    Vol 54 No 10 |
  • MALI

The rush to the vote

Political and logistical obstacles mean that elections scheduled for July could cause more problems than they solve

Partisan politics is back as the Bamako establishment focuses on the presidential election promised for 7 July. The transitional government of President Dioncounda Traoré, encourag...

    Vol 54 No 10 |
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EU brings budget support

A meeting with financial institutions, regional neighbours and external partners in Brussels, Belgium, on 15 May is the next main focus for the accelerating international drive to ...

The campaign stretches out

France commits to a long war just three months after launching its biggest military operation in Africa in 50 years

The official version is that France’s Mali operation has achieved all its objectives – the expulsion of jihadist forces from main northern towns and the destruction of several base...

Training regime

As the military operation in Mali continues, fresh complications arise. Early reports from the European trainers suggest that progress in restoring the discipline and effectiveness...

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