Embattled Mali president dissolves top court amid protests

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Mali's embattled President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita on Saturday announced the dissolution of the constitutional court in an attempt to calm civil unrest that has gripped the country.

The court has been at the centre of controversy in Mali after it overturned provisional results for a parliamentary poll earlier this year, triggering protests in several cities that on Friday descended into violence.

Keita in an address said: "... I have decided to repeal the licences of the remaining members of th…
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mali, presidents, Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, constitutional court