Modibo Keita

After 60 years, fond memories of Mali’s founding father

After 60 years, fond memories of Mali’s founding father

Mali’s first president Modibo Keita roused citizens to push the country forward when he took office in 1960, after decades of French rule, and precipitated a time many remember as one of industry and hope. But 60 years on, the optimism of the post-independence era has given way to chronic instability in Mali, which is […]