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Protesters demanding President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita’s resignation in Bamako, Mali Protesters demanding President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita’s resignation in Bamako, Mali, June 19, 2020 (AP photo by Baba Ahmed).

Can Mali’s Protests End Keita’s Hold on Power?

Friday, July 17, 2020

Editor’s Note: Every Friday, Andrew Green curates the top news and analysis from and about the African continent.

President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita’s hold on power in Mali appears to be slipping as he struggles to quell rising protests over perceived corruption, contested parliamentary elections and his administration’s failure to suppress a years-long jihadist insurgency. ...

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