Inside Assimi Goita's discreet inner circle of advisors

Colonel Assimi Goita is sworn in as Mali's transitional vice president in Bamako, Mali, 25 September 2020.
Colonel Assimi Goita is sworn in as Mali's transitional vice president in Bamako, Mali, 25 September 2020. © Habib Kouyate/Xinhua News Agency/Newscom/MaxPPP
The leader of the August 18 putsch that overthrew Ibrahim Boubakar Keita, Col. Assimi Goita, who is now vice-president of the transition prefers to keep well out of the public eye and relies on a group of hand-picked, mostly military, advisors. Here's an overview of the key players: [...] (484 words)
Issue dated 02/02/2021 Reading time 2 minutes

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