Mali soldiers celebrate after ousting president in military coup

Mali soldiers celebrate after ousting president in military coup

Mali’s new military rulers have vowed to restore confidence ‘between governed and governors’ after a coup on Tuesday that led to the president, Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta, announcing his resignation, as well as the dissolution of the government and the national assembly. Keïta came to power in 2013 and won a second term in 2018. But there had been rising anger at government incompetence, endemic corruption and a deteriorating economy
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