Keita

By IndepthAfrica
In Mali
Sep 5th, 2013
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Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has been sworn in as Mali’s new president, after winning the country’s first election since last year’s coup. Keita vowed to protect democratic gains and rebuild national unity during a small ceremony Wednesday in the capital, Bamako. The new president also pr...
By IndepthAfrica
In Mali
Aug 20th, 2013
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Mali’s constitutional court has confirmed Ibrahim Boubacar Keita as the country’s new president, following a landslide victory. The 68-year-old won 77.62% of the vote in the second round of elections on August 11. Keita is a former prime minister and veteran of the political scene in Mali. He takes o...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 20th, 2013
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Seydou Keita exploited a goalkeeping error as Mali narrowly beat minnows Niger 1-0 in a poor African Cup of Nations Group B clash in Port Elizabeth. Former Barcelona midfielder Keita, who had been the standout player in a scrappy match, was on hand to fire home after keeper Kassaly Daouda spilled the...