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Mali's opposition leader Soumaila Cisse says he rejects results proclaiming incumbent President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita the winner of a runoff presidential election.
Provisional results for the runoff vote in Mali's presidential elections have been postponed from Wednesday to Thursday for logistical reasons, a senior official has said.
Malian opposition candidate Soumaila Cisse says he would reject the results of a presidential runoff marred by accusations of fraud, violence and low turnout, calling on the population "to rise up".
Mali's Constitutional Court has rejected a legal challenge to the first round of voting in presidential elections, confirming August 12 as the date for the runoff between President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita and opposition leader Soumaila Cisse.
Malians have voted in a crucial presidential election as attacks disrupted polling in areas already beset by deadly ethnic and jihadist violence.
Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has been re-elected for a five-year term after winning in a runoff ballot by 67%.
The United Nations and European Union have called for restraint in Mali after the opposition candidate said he would reject the results of a presidential run-off.
A polling station chief was killed by suspected jihadists in northern Mali as insecurity disrupted a presidential runoff on Sunday, a report says.
The first round of voting in Mali's presidential election has given outgoing President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita a conclusive lead over his rival - but unresolved anger and finger-pointing over the results have highlighted some of the country's divisions.
Mali faces huge challenges. Through the upcoming presidential election, Malians will tell the next president what they will and won't accept for their future, writes The Conversation.
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