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Second round needed to be the president of Mali to choose

BAMAKO – In Mali, a second round is needed to determine the winner of the presidential election. None of the candidates has more than half of the votes, it appears from preliminary figures of the government.

The current president Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta earned of 41.4 percent.

The current president Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta earned of 41.4 percent. He wants on for a second term. To do that you have his rival, Soumaïla Cissé beat, which is 17.8 percent of the votes.

The turnout on 29 July was a little more than 43 percent. Later this month is the second round in the West African country.

Cissé lost in 2013 in the second round of the presidential elections of Keïta.

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