Keit Wins Mali Presidential Elections & access to $4 billion in international development aid

Tuesday, 13 August, 2013

According to a Reuters report previous prime Miniter of Mali,Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, has won the Mali Presidential elections after 12 months of turmoil in the country with French armed forces intervening in the country to combat Islamist rebels occupation.$4 billion in development aid has been committed to rebuild Mali with a UN peacekeeping force also due to replace French troops. Elections were seen as being of a high standard by the EU observers and the oppositions candiate conceded the victory.END