Steps to Political Compromise
Nine new judges were sworn in Monday at Mali’s Constitutional Court in the capital city of Bamako. The ceremony was attended by the President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, diplomats and prominent members of Malian civil society.
Their appointment comes as an attempt to end months of political strife within the nation initially sparked in a parliamentary election dispute in April after the same court dismissed results in a move to benefit Keita’s party.
There is little indication that the new appointments will…