Mali’s Keita promises to tackle rising violence in inaugural address

Mali's President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita gestures during his presidential inauguration ceremony in Bamako, Mali September 4, 2018. REUTERS/Annie Risemberg

BAMAKO (Reuters) – Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita promised on Tuesday to address deteriorating security caused by an Islamist insurgency and inter-ethnic clashes as he was sworn in for a second five-year term. Hundreds of supporters and local politicians attended the ceremony in the capital Bamako, which followed Keita’s landslide victory last month in an […]

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