"We Want Real Change"—Mali Protesters Shun Pleas To Stay Home, Demand President's Resignation

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Malians took to the streets in the capital Bamako on Tuesday, despite rainfall and pleas from mediators to stay home, to demand the resignation of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita. Protesters numbering in the low thousands assembled in a central square, an AFP journalist saw, blowing plastic vuvuzela horns and brandishing anti-government banners. “We want real change in Mali, IBK get out,” read one banner, using the acronym by which Keita is known. Other people carried umbrellas against the rain and toted signs, also calling for the prime minister’s resignation. After the crowd sang the national anthem, prominent opposition leader Choguel…
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