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Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta (IBK)

Date of Birth: 29 January 1945
Place of Birth: Koutiala, Mali
Died: 16 January 2022

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Tight spot for Blaise

Mali's President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta is known to be deeply unhappy with Compaoré's past mediation efforts in his country...

    Vol 55 No 6 |
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Sanogo case falters

However the credibility of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta's promise to stamp out corruption and establish a functioning judiciary depends on his willingness to see the case through...

    Vol 55 No 6 |
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Talking Timbuktu

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...

    Vol 55 No 3 |
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Peace process slows down

The relationship of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta (IBK) with UN Special Representative Bert Koenders is poor with Mali lobbying none-too-discreetly for the Dutchman's departure...

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

Surrounded by Mali's top brass and foreign diplomats Le Drian watched dutifully as war veterans police reservists immaculate presidential guardsmen and others took the salute from President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta (IBK) fresh back from a mission to Algeria...

    Vol 54 No 21 |
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Flare-up in the north

More worrying perhaps was the need for President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta to confront unrest in the army at Kati Barracks home to the putschist Captain Amadou Haya Sanogo...

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

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 of state from all over the region and world in supportive attendance...

    Vol 54 No 17 |
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IBK's agenda

Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta approaches his 19 September inauguration as Mali's new President backed by an overwhelming 77...

    Vol 54 No 16 |
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Elections judged a success

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 impact – possibly enough to win in the first round...

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