Breaking: Former Prime Minister Modibo Keïta Dies At 78

Former Prime Minister of Mali, Modibo Keïta has died on Saturday, Keïta died at the age of 78 and his cause of death is still unknown. This comes after the death of Soumaïla Cissé, a prominent opposition leader.

Modibo Keïta was head of government between 2015 to 2017. He was the third Prime Minister under President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta, who was reappointed in 2018.

Modibo Keïta got down to business against a scenery of weakening security following the 2012 autonomy and jihadist upsurge in northern Mali. From April 2014 until his arrangement, he had been the President’s High Representative for harmony talks in Algiers between the public authority and the Tuareg-drove rebel bunches in the north.

The revolutionaries consented to a harmony arrangement in mid-2015, however jihadist action proceeded under the public authority of Modibo Keïta and past, spreading to the focal point of the nation and into neighboring Burkina Faso and Niger.