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4 Sep 2018
Re-elected Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita vowed Tuesday to restore peace to the troubled north of the Saharan country hours after a UN peacekeeper was injured there in a jihadist rocket attack.
20 Aug 2018
Mali's Constitutional Court on Monday declared Ibrahim Boubacar Keita president after the 73-year-old incumbent won elections that his opponent, former minister Soumaila Cisse, 68, said were marred by fraud.
18 Aug 2018
More than a thousand supporters of Malian opposition leader Soumaila Cisse gathered in the capital Bamako on Saturday after he lost a presidential run-off to President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita amid accusations of fraud.
17 Aug 2018
Grazing by animals is a very intense form of deforestation. In most instances humans are selective when it comes to removal of vegetation and usually make room for the plants to regenerate, but as mentioned above, animals in times of scarcity eat virtually anything that comes their way, except of course the poisonous plants. So…
16 Aug 2018
Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has been re-elected for a five-year term after winning a landslide victory in a runoff ballot, according to official figures Thursday.
15 Aug 2018
Provisional results for the runoff vote in Mali's presidential elections have been postponed from Wednesday to Thursday for logistical reasons, a senior official said.
13 Aug 2018
Nearly 500 polling stations were unable to open in Mali's tense presidential runoff, the government said on Monday, mostly in regions plagued by jihadist violence and ethnic tension.
7 Aug 2018
The first round of voting in Mali's presidential election gave outgoing President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita a conclusive lead over his rival -- but unresolved anger and finger-pointing over the results have highlighted some of the country's divisions.
1 Aug 2018
Canadian armed forces officially launched their peacekeeping mission in restive northern Mali Tuesday, marking Ottawa's return to the blue helmets after more than a decade.
31 Jul 2018
Counting was under way in Mali following a key presidential election that saw balloting halted at hundreds of polling stations because of violence in restive regions of the poor Sahel country.
23 Jul 2018
Malian troops killed 11 jihadists who had ambushed them in the centre of the country, in clashes that also left one soldier dead, the defence ministry said.
7 Jul 2018
The official campaign to become president of Mali kicked off on Saturday under heightened security, three weeks before election day in the West African nation. Mali's incumbent president Ibrahima Boubacar Keita, who took office in 2013, and opposition frontrunner Soumaila Cisse are expected to be the two main candidates in the July 29 polls out…

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