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Mali refugees split over value of vote

Refugees divided over whether election could usher in new era of peace in West African nation.

Last Modified: 12 Aug 2013 06:03
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Malians have cast their votes for a new president they hope will usher in a new era of peace in the West African nation.

Polls closed shortly after 6pm on Sunday in a run-off that pits Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, a former prime minister, against Soumaila Cisse, a former finance minister.

But refugees in the country are divided over whether the vote could lead to an improvement in their conditions.

Al Jazeera's Mohamed Vall reports from Bassikinou.

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