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Soumeylou Boubèye Maïga (SBM)

Date of Birth: 8 June 1954
Place of Birth: Gao, Mali
Died: 21 March 2022

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Junta holds Ivorians 'hostage'

Ouattara is not giving in especially after Bamako refused to allow the detained former premier Soumeylou Boubeye Maïga to be flown abroad for medical treatment that might have prevented his death (AC Vol 63 No 7 Sectarian killings surge as French troops leave)...

Sectarian killings surge as French troops leave

This use of patronage and shared interests to bind the diverse armed groups into the peace process was largely the work of Soumeylou Boubeye Maïga (SBM) presidential chief of staff and subsequently prime minister from 2017-2019...

Soumeylou Maïga a leading force behind those peace negotiations was also a major contender in any post-junta election and regarded by some in the military as a political threat (AC Vol 60 No 19 The talking cure)...

On 21 March Soumeylou Maïga died in a Bamako clinic signalling the end of a political era...

    Vol 60 No 19 |
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The talking cure

The influential imam Mahmoud Dicko is forming his own political movement while the President's Rassemblement Pour le Mali risks erosion by defections to the ASMA party founded of Soumeylou Boubeye Maïga who resigned as prime minister earlier this year (AC Vol 59 No 14 Shaky start for Sahel force & Vol 59 No 15 Electoral déja-vu)...

    Vol 59 No 15 |
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Electoral déja-vu

He must work with former intelligence chief former defence minister and now Prime Minister Soumeylou Boubeye Maïga...

Shaky start for Sahel force

But perhaps more worrying for the anti-jihadist offensive were two less reported attacks on Peul communities in central Mali in June one blamed on local Dozo 'hunters' and the other on the Malian army – a reminder of inter-communal mistrust and the Malian security forces' record of sporadic abuses despite mediation visits to the area by prime minister Soumeylou Boubeye Maïga earlier this year (AC Vol 59 No 4 Fertilising dialogue)...

    Vol 59 No 12 |
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Threats to peaceful poll

Claims that Prime Minister Soumeylou Boubeye Maïga's bodyguard fired shots into the crowd were vehemently denied but 25 demonstrators including another presidential hopeful Mamadou Igor Diarra were admitted to Bamako's main Hospital...

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