Mali: What has been achieved during the 20-month transitional period?

By Manon Laplace
Posted on Monday, 25 April 2022 09:50

Mali's prime minister Choguel Kokalla Maiga in Segou, 4 February 2022. © Nicolas Remene/Le Pictorium/MAxppp
Mali's prime minister Choguel Kokalla Maiga in Segou, 4 February 2022. © Nicolas Remene/Le Pictorium/MAxppp

20 months, two transitional presidents, a coup d'état within a coup d'état, endless diplomatic wrangling, thunderous declarations, major sanctions and changing military alliances … a lot has taken place within the past year and a half in Mali.

This has certainly been enough to sideline the political roadmap of Choguel Kokalla Maïga’s government. From reinforcing security throughout the country, which has been widely promoted by officials who praise the Malian army’s “rising power”, to reorganising general elections and auditing some public institutions: what reforms have been implemented?

While the Mali’s prime minister addressed the Conseil National de Transition (CNT) on 21 April and took stock of what he has managed to achieve, we did the same.

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