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Mali President Keita floors Cisse in run-off

By Reuters | Published Thu, August 16th 2018 at 13:30, Updated August 16th 2018 at 13:35 GMT +3
Ibrahim Boubacar Keita. [File, Reuters]

Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita won re-election with 67 percent of the vote in a run-off against opposition rival Soumaila Cisse, the Ministry of Territorial Administration said on Thursday.

The victory hands Keita a second term in the mostly desert West African country where militant violence and claims of fraud by the opposition marred the poll.

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