Former Malian president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita returned to Bamako on Thursday after greater than a month within the United Arab Emirates the place he was receiving medical consideration.
The west African nation he dominated till mid-August has new leaders. Keita was deposed by the army after weeeks of civilian protests towards his rule.
The junta dominated briefly earlier than appointing former defence minister Bah Ndaw transitional president- underneath stress from regional bloc ECOWAS.
Keita’s supporters mentioned the 75-year outdated seemed to be in a a lot better form. However even with a brand new president, Mali’s issues stay the identical.
The nation remains to be beset by a militant insurgency and an economic system in disaster, simply as underneath Keita who retains vital affect.
It isn’t clear if the previous president will attempt to pursue an lively position in Mali’s politics once more.