Africa

Civilians killed in twin attacks in Burkina Faso

A religious leader was killed along with seven other people during overnight attacks on two eastern villages.

Civilians killed in twin attacks in Burkina Faso

Africa

Mali court ratifies President Keita's election win

Top court's verdict clears the way for Keita to begin his second five-year term on September 4.

Constitutional court ratifies President Keita's election win

Mali

What next for Mali after Keita's re-election?

Mali's incumbent president has been decisively re-elected, but main opposition leader Soumaila Cisse alleges fraud.

Mali re-elects Ibrahim Boubacar Keita: What you should know

Africa

Mali: Ibrahim Boubacar Keita wins re-election as president

Keita won with 67 percent of the vote in a runoff against opposition rival Soumaila Cisse.

Mali: Ibrahim Boubacar Keita wins re-election as president

Mali

Mali opposition rejects results as counting under way

Mali opposition candidate Soumaila Cisse charges fraud in Mali elections marked by low turnout due to security fears.

Mali: Soumaila Cisse rejects results as ballot counting under way

Mali

Counting under way as Malians vote in tense presidential runoff

Tight security as President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita faces ex-finance minister Soumaila Cisse in second round of voting.

Mali

Mali goes to polls in crucial election runoff

President Ibrahim Keita faces former finance minister Soumaila Cisse who finished second in July's first round.

Mali

Mali: Blow for Cisse as opposition leaders decline runoff support

Third and fourth-place finishers in first round of Mali’s election refuse to endorse either of second-round candidates.

Mali: Blow for Cisse as opposition leaders decline runoff support

Africa

Profile: Soumaila Cisse

Soumaila Cisse secures 32 percent of votes behind President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita's in a runoff vote.

Profile: Soumaila Cisse

Africa

Profile: Ibrahim Boubacar Keita

The 73-year-old president will serve his second five-year term as Malian leader after victory in a runoff vote.

Profile: Ibrahim Boubacar Keita

Mali

Mali opposition candidate goes to court over vote fraud

In advance of runoff, opposition leader files complaints of ballot box stuffing and other violations, says spokesman.

Mali: Candidate Soumaila Cisse goes to court alleging vote fraud

Africa

Mali election: The winds of change, or deja vu all over again?

On August 12, incumbent Ibrahim Boubacar Keita will face Soumaila Cisse in a runoff vote, in a repeat of the 2013 poll.

Mali election: The winds of change, or deja vu all over again?

Africa

Mali's presidential election goes to August 12 runoff

President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita and opposition leader Soumaila Cisse to compete in second round of voting on August 12.

Mali election: Keita and Cisse go to runoff vote

Africa

Mali: Candidates claim election rigging

Opposition candidates in Mali say the vote was rigged and that they will not accept results from stations they suspect of being meddled with.

Mali

Ballots counted in Mali's tense elections

'Armed attacks or other violence' halt voting in three percent of the country's polling stations, government says.

Vote counting under way in Mali's tense elections