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Moussa Traoré

Date of Birth: 25 September 1936
Place of Birth: Kayes, Mali
Died: 15 September 2020

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    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...

Alliances come under heavy fire

Mali's ties with Moscow date back to the authoritarian Moussa Traoré presidency and have been continued by the current prime minister Choguel Maïga a vocal critic of France and defender of security ties with Russia...

    Vol 62 No 14 |
  • MALI

Paris makes up with the junta

He was a loyal friend of the military dictator Moussa Traoré and remained true to him through a popular uprising and the coup that deposed him in 1991...

Dauphin goes to the polls

His is one of several recent deaths among retired West African leaders linked – in starkly contrasting ways – to the region's bumpy democratic history: other departures have included the Malian dictator Moussa Traoré and the man who deposed him Amadou Toumani Touré and Mauritania's first democratic president Sidi Ould Cheikh Abdallahi...

    Vol 61 No 20 |
  • MALI

Colonels concede – but not much

The CNSP was having none of it instead choosing veterans whose track record goes back to before the changes of 1991 that brought down Moussa Traoré (he died on 15 September this year) and put the likes of IBK and Tall into the political limelight...

    Vol 61 No 19 |
  • MALI

Junta names front-man

His nominal superior N'Daw – who as a young officer resigned rather than serve as aide de camp to the then dictator Moussa Traoré – is known as a man of high principle...

    Vol 59 No 1 |
  • MALI

Wanted: change and security

He will however ignore the calls for change at his peril: if he does he may find himself removed by the street as happened to one of his predecessors Moussa Traoré in 1991 and more recently to Blaise Compaoré in Burkina Faso in 2014...

    Vol 54 No 17 |
  • MALI

IBK's agenda

Touré is expected to return from exile for a 21 September national reconciliation ceremony with IBK and former Presidents Moussa Traoré Alpha Oumar Konaré and interim leader Dioncounda Traoré...

    Vol 54 No 3 |
  • MALI

The end of the beginning

That would be in the mould of the national conference organised in Bamako after the overthrow of military dictator Moussa Traoré in 1990...

    Vol 53 No 25 |
  • MALI

Captain Sanogo strikes back

Diarra’s position as son-in-law of former military ruler Moussa Traoré also raised questions...

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