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Mali singer Salif Keita highlights plight of African albinos

21 Nov 2018

BAMAKO/DAKAR Like many people, Malian musician Salif Keita first became aware he was different when he started school. His skin was white; all the other kids were black. | Video

Mali singer Salif Keita highlights plight of African albinos

21 Nov 2018

Like many people, Malian musician Salif Keita first became aware he was different when he started school. His skin was white; all the other kids were black. | Video

Third candidate claims place in Mali election run-off

31 Jul 2018

BAMAKO Three candidates in Mali's presidential election claimed on Tuesday to have made it into a two-candidate run-off vote, adding to confusion over a poll beset by claims of irregularities and armed attacks that prevented thousands from voting.

Al Qaeda unit claims mortar attack that disrupted north Mali poll

31 Jul 2018

BAMAKO Al Qaeda's franchise in the Sahara has claimed a multiple mortar attack on a village in northern Mali during Sunday's election that disrupted voting, the SITE Intelligence Group said.

Mali presidential race seen facing run-off; attacks could be issue

30 Jul 2018

BAMAKO/TIMBUKTU The party of Malian presidential candidate Soumaila Cisse said on Monday that the poll would go to a run-off between Cisse and President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, a day after a vote that was heavily disrupted by suspected Islamist gunmen.

Mali begins presidential vote count amid simmering insecurity

30 Jul 2018

BAMAKO Vote counting began in Mali on Sunday evening after an election to determine whether President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita will win a second term, amid ethnic and jihadist violence that has dramatically worsened since he came to power five years ago. | Video

Malians to elect president amid spiralling violence

27 Jul 2018

BAMAKO In the five years since Malians last chose a president, they have suffered violence from Islamist militants, Tuareg separatists, drug traffickers, ethnic vigilantes and Malian security forces.

Mali poll winner must halt ethnic killing in 'breadbasket' - U.N.

27 Jul 2018

BAMAKO Whoever wins Mali's election on Sunday will need to urgently address growing ethnic violence in its central region, where jihadists are sowing chaos in the "breadbasket" of the largely desert nation, the U.N. mission chief said on Friday.

Mali poll winner must halt ethnic killing in 'breadbasket' - U.N.

27 Jul 2018

BAMAKO Whoever wins Mali's election on Sunday will need to urgently address growing ethnic violence in its central region, where jihadists are sowing chaos in the "breadbasket" of the largely desert nation, the U.N. mission chief said on Friday.

Mali poll winner must halt ethnic killing in 'breadbasket': U.N.

27 Jul 2018

BAMAKO Whoever wins Mali's election on Sunday will need to urgently address growing ethnic violence in its central region, where jihadists are sowing chaos in the "breadbasket" of the largely desert nation, the U.N. mission chief said on Friday.

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