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Mali ousted President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita is dead

The Ousted Malian, President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita is dead.

His Former Justice Minister and an Ex-Advisor confirmed this to Reuters on Sunday.

He died at home in the capital Bamako.

Aged, 76, the cause of his death was not yet clear.

According to Reuters, Keita, known as IBK, ran the West African country from September 2013 to August 2020, a turbulent period that saw a violent Islamist insurgency take over large areas of the centre and north, helping drain his popularity.

He was forced out by a military coup after months of Anti-Government protests.