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Mali’s President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, IBK seeks second term

73-year-old Ibrahim Keïta re-elected as Malian president

Malian President, Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta, was re-elected with 67 per cent of the votes in a run-off against opposition rival, Soumaila Cisse, the Ministry of Territorial Administration said on Thursday.
This picture taken in Bamako on July 6, 2018 shows a list of political parties running for upcoming presidential elections in Mali displayed within the code of conduct signed by their respective candidates. - AFP PHOTO - MICHELE CATTANI

Mali: Vote counting underway after death of electoral worker

Vote counting was underway across Mali on Monday after a tense presidential runoff marked by violence, polling station closures and low turnout.
At least 17 civilians were killed in ethnic violence in central Mali in one of a long series of attacks before a presidential election on Sunday. - Reuters

Violence mars Mali presidential election

Malians voted Sunday in a crucial presidential election as attacks disrupted polling in areas already beset by deadly ethnic and jihadist violence.

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Benue elections: Governor Ortom set for victory in supplementary poll

Collation of results resumes at 10 am this morning in Makurdi and after that, the winner of the Benue State gubernatorial election will be announced.
The Stoke City forward Saido Berahino is basking under the joy of helping Burundi qualify for their first ever Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) tournament.

Saido Berahino revels in historic Burundi Afcon qualification

Stoke City forward Saido Berahino is basking under the joy of helping Burundi qualify for their first ever Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) tournament.

Plateau rerun: Governor Lalong speaks after winning reelection

Governor Simon Lalong of the All Progressives Congress (APC), who retained his office after Saturday’s supplementary polls, is seeking the support of Plateau people to deliver the dividends of democracy to them.
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FCT elections: APC wins Kwali chairmanship polls

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has declared the chairmanship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Mr Danladi Chiya, winner of the supplementary...

Enugu Chamber: Forex ban without measures in place‘ll encourage smuggling

Mr Emeka Okereke, Director-General, Enugu Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (ECCIMA), has praised the initiative of the Central Bank of Nigeria which places restrictions on the importation of textile goods into the country.