President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita wins re-election in Mali

President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita wins re-election in Mali against opposition rival Soumaila Cisse. The victory hands Keita a second five-year term in the West African country where militant violence and claims of fraud by the opposition stained the poll. President Keita‚Äôs new term comes with a lot of expectation, nationally and international as he now faces the giant task of lifting Mali out of a political instability caused by the Islamist and ethnic violence in the center and north where attacks worsened in the months leading up to the vote despite the presence of U.N. and French troops. Threats by … Continue reading President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita wins re-election in Mali