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Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta (IBK)

Date of Birth: 29 January 1945
Place of Birth: Koutiala

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    Vol 64 No 24 |
  • MALI

Junta falls out with its fanbase

A part of the Mouvement du 5 Juin-Rassemblement des forces patriotiques (M5-RFP) opposition Yerewolo helped mobilise massive street demonstrations against President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta three years ago which led to Goïta's first coup in August that year (AC Vol 61 No 17 No road back for Keïta)...

    Vol 64 No 15 |
  • MALI

Not much power to the people

At a meeting of the Mouvement du 5 juin – Rassemblement des forces patriotiques (M5-RFP) M5-RPF the vehicle Maïga had used to topple the late President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta in mid-2021 he talked up the government's achievements at EDM claiming that the utility had been recapitalised to the tune of FCFA142bn and that numerous other state interventions all worth tens of billions of FCFA had revived the company...

    Vol 64 No 14 |
  • MALI

Did Moscow hotline end the UN mission?

Modibo Keïta the first president was a socialist who brooked no criticism until he was deposed in a coup led by Lt Moussa Traoré whose increasingly despotic rule was ended by a popular uprising and a coup in 1991 in which a certain Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta played an important role...

    Vol 64 No 5 |
  • MALI

A junta that's going nowhere

Diallo stood for president against President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta (IBK) first in 2013 and again in 2018 when he came third...

Bamako's wolf warrior diplomacy backfires

At first it seemed the soldiers were seen as a bargaining counter to secure the extradition of former prime minister Boubou Cissé former foreign minister Tiéman Hubert Coulibaly and Karim Keïta son of the late president Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta from their supposed exile in Côte d'Ivoire...

Junta holds Ivorians 'hostage'

The junta has offered to free the soldiers if Côte d'Ivoire hands over exiles including Karim Keïta the profligate and allegedly hugely corrupt son of the late former president Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta former Prime Minister Boubou Cissé and former defence minister Hubert Tiéman Koulibaly...

Macronisme on trial – at home and abroad

On his first Mali trip in 2017 Macron omitted the usual courtesy call on President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta in Bamako instead flying straight to Gao where his 72-year old counterpart had to travel to receive him...

    Vol 63 No 7 |
  • MALI

Goïta's junta cracks down mercilessly

Both Djim and Mariko had been allies of Maïga as recently as 2020 when they were leading figures in the Mouvement du 5 Juin-Rassemblement des forces patriotiques (M5-RFP) movement campaigning against then President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta (AC Vol 61 No 16 The Presidents' club backs Keïta)...

Another domino falls to the military

Both the deposed civilian presidents in Burkina Faso and Mali Roch Marc Christian Kaboré and the late Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta were within their constitutionally-allowed limit of two terms of office...

Not letting go

After its initial overthrow of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta the junta replaced him with Bah N'Daw on 24 May and made Col...

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