Mali Country Overview

Mali Country Overview

Africa
According to politicsezine.com, Mali or Republic of Mali as it is officially known, is the seventh largest country in Africa. It limits to the north with Algeria, to the east with Niger, to the west with Mauritania and Senegal and to the south with Ivory Coast, Guinea and Burkina Faso. With a total area of 1,240,000 km² and an estimated population of around 12,000,000 residents. Its capital is Bamako. It is considered one of the poorest countries in the world. History Prehistory The first human footprints date back to the 5th century BC. During the 3rd century BC, climatic changes led to a large influx of population from the Sahara to these lands. The Empire of Ghana It is also known by the name of Ouagadou, it was erected by the Soninkés during the 4th century. It was a prosperous empire thanks to the salt and gold trade. This empire will meet its…
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Mali 2007

Mali 2007

Africa
Yearbook 2007 Mali. In April, President Amadou Toumani Touré was easily re-elected for a second term. The popular former general, who paved the way for democracy in Mali in 1992, received just over 68 percent of the vote in the presidential election. In July, the Alliance for Democracy and Progress received 128 of Parliament's 147 seats. The alliance, which consists of some 40 parties, joins the president, known as "ATT". According to CountryAAH, Bamako is the capital city of Mali. Mali is praised for his democratic system, whose biggest shortcoming is the ever-very low turnout. Since the introduction of democracy, even half of those entitled to vote have never voted. In this year's presidential election, attendance was about 36 percent. According to abbreviationfinder: ML is the 2-letter acronym for the…
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