Mali ex-president Keita dies at 76

By Baba Ahmed
Updated January 16 2022 - 4:11pm, first published 4:06pm
Mali's former president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has died aged 76.

Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, the former president of Mali who took office in a landmark election held after a destabilising coup only to be ousted in another military takeover nearly seven years later, has died. He was 76.