Mali election: Opposition candidate Soumaila Cisse gains momentum | Elections 2018 News | Al Jazeera

Mali election: Opposition candidate Soumaila Cisse gains momentum

Cisse came in second to President Keita in 2013, but instability in Mali may provide him the circumstances to win this time around.

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    Malian voters will head to the polls on Sunday to decide their next president.

    Ibrahim Boubacar Keita is seeking a second term but his popularity has been hurt by ongoing violence and instability across the country.

    Among his twenty-three rivals, opposition candidate Soumaila Cisse is seen as a potential challenger.

    Al Jazeera's Mohamed Vall reports from Bamako.


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