Chude Jideonwo’s article titled; “Mali’s election: An imperfect success story” was featured in ‘Mail and Guardian’.
You can read the full post here: https://mg.co.za/article/2018-07-30-malis-election-an-imperfect-success-story
Mali’s story is, however, a little more complicated than that flat tale. Since 2013 for instance, its democracy has been stable, with its people enthusiastically embracing freedom and openness, and its politicians largely behaving with responsibility.
Its GDP grew at a little more than 5.5% last year, and the economic potential of a nation that remains the continent’s largest gold producer, as well as the home of large reserves of other natural resource including uranium and iron ore, remains bright. It bears repeating: GDP hit an all time high of $15.29-billion in 2017.