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Soumaïla Cissé

Date of Birth: 20 December 1949
Place of Birth: Timbuktu

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    Vol 54 No 10 |
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The rush to the vote

Another important presidential contender will be Soumaïla Cissé, whose Union pour la république et la démocratie has concluded an alliance with the Union des mouvements et associations pour le Mali (AC Vol 42 No 12, Of mud and men)...

    Vol 53 No 8 |
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The north and south of it

Soumaïla Cissé’s Union pour la république et la démocratie and over 40 other parties had argued that the electoral register be based on an administrative census using biometric data to prevent fraud...

    Vol 53 No 7 |
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Rebels and putschists

On 27 March, presidential candidate Soumaïla Cissé addressed a crowd of about 1,000 in the capital, urging the military to return to barracks and fight the rebels, not the civilian government...

    Vol 52 No 24 |
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Presidential poll wide open

Soumaïla Cissé, of the Union pour la république et la démocratie (URD), has a more technocratic image, after eight years heading the Ouagadougou-based commission of the Union économique et monétaire ouest-africaine...

Higher level

Those are the formidable goals set for the ADB in a report launched in Tunis on 22 January by a high-level panel led by former President of Mozambique Joaquim Chissano; former Prime Minister of Canada Paul Martin; Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz; President of the West African Economic and Monetary Union, Soumaila Cissé; and Uganda’s Central Bank Governor, Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile...

Annivesaries and elections

  Another potential candidate, Soumaïla Cissé, has handed his support to ATT, who remains hugely popular despite displeasing some southerners by overseeing a compromise settlement last year with northern Tuareg mutineers...

Down with tariffs

Behind the process has been Mali’s Finance Minister Soumaïla Cissé, in the job since 1993 and widely credited with saving his economy from complete ruin after more than two decades of pillage under dictator Moussa Traoré...

    Vol 40 No 2 |
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Trial and error

Finance Minister Soumaïla Cissé has cracked the whip over state enterprises, including power provider Energie du Mali, telecoms concern Sotelma (Société des Télécommunications du Mali) and the newly profitable cigarette maker, Sonatam (Société Nationale des Tabacs et Allumettes du Mali)...

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