Karim Keïta

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Karim Keïta
Member of the National Assembly
Assumed office
Personal details
BornParis, France
Political partyRally for Mali

Karim Keïta is a Malian politician and businessman. He is a member of the National Assembly since 2013. Keïta is the son of Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta.


Karim Keïta was born in Paris, France, the son of Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta.[1] He studied in Belgium and Canada. After his return to Mali in 2006 he set up two companies, a rental car business and an investment advise firm.[2]

He entered politics and was elected to the National Assembly as a candidate of the Rally for Mali in the second round of the November–December 2013 parliamentary election.[2] After his election he became Chairman of the Security and Defence Commission of the National Assembly.[3]

Keïta is married to a daughter of Issaka Sidibé, President of the National Assembly.[4]


  1. ^ Rémi Carayol (22 November 2013). "Mali : Karim Keïta, « Papa m'a pas dit »" (in French). Jeune Afrique. Retrieved 15 December 2015.
  2. ^ a b Rémi Carayol (14 January 2014). "Fils de présidents – IBK : Karim Keïta 34 ans, député" (in French). Jeune Afrique. Retrieved 15 December 2015.
  3. ^ "Karim Keita : L'enfant gâté de la République" (in French). maliweb.net. 21 February 2014. Retrieved 15 December 2015.
  4. ^ "Ally of Mali's President Keita elected parliament speaker". Reuters. 22 January 2014. Retrieved 15 December 2015.