Former Mali President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita dies aged 76

Jan 17 2022

Mali’s former President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has died at the age of 76, his family said. “President IBK died Sunday 16 January at 09:00 GMT in his home” in the capital, Bamako, a family member told the AFP news agency, using the former leader’s initials, with several other family members confirming his passing. The cause of death has not been specified. Keita led the West African country from 2013 until he was removed in a coup in 2020.

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