Polls are open in Mali's presidential run-off, pitting ex-premier Ibrahim Keita against ex-finance minister Soumaila Cissé. The election is hoped to end the turmoil that's engulfed Mali since last year's military coup.
Mali has a difficult international image: it still struggles to control the country’s north and the investment climate is often deemed unfriendly. Will a forum change all that?
Raila Odinga has pulled out of the re-run of the presidential election scheduled later this month. Odinga said he wanted to allow for reforms that would deliver a "credible election."
The East African nation has entered uncharted territory after the Supreme Court annulled the last presidential election. Questions abound about whether this vote will be any better. DW examines the situation.
Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita made the announcement on state-owned television. The previous prime minister, Modibo Keita, had served as prime minister since 2015.
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