Mali ex-president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita dies aged 76
January 16 2022 03:38 PM
Ibrahim Boubacar Keita speaks during the 74th Session of the General Assembly at the United Nations
Ibrahim Boubacar Keita speaks during the 74th Session of the General Assembly at the United Nations headquarters in New York on September 26, 2019. AFP

AFP/Bamako

Mali's former president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, who led the West African country from 2013 until he was ousted in a coup in 2020, died at the age of 76 in the capital Bamako on Sunday, his family said.
"President IBK died this morning at 0900 GMT in his home" in Bamako, a family member told AFP using the ex-leader's initials, with several other family members confirming his passing.



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