Mali Presidential Poll Heads For Runoff
According to the preliminary election results, incumbent Ibrahim Boubacar Keita won 41.4% of the vote while his closest rival Soumaila Cisse won 17.8%.. As none of the candidates met the 5o% threshold, a second round is scheduled for August 12.
Deutsche Welle, 31 July 2018
The assessment of the Mali elections by the European Union's chief electoral observer, Cecile Kyenge, is that there were no grave incidents. But the poll was not problem-free, says… Read more »
IRIN, 30 July 2018
On Sunday, millions of Malians cast their votes in the first round of fiercely contested presidential elections amid accusations of fraud and a spike in jihadist and inter-communal… Read more »
"Vote for me!" posters have replaced the soap, mineral water and mobile telephone services adverts usually seen on Bamako's busy streets as citizens prepare to chose who leads the ... Read more »