Wednesday Nov 20
China Digital Times
Chinese Candidate Blazes Election Trail in Mali
Yu Hongwei, a 54-year-old woman who was born in east China's Shanghai, is set to compete for a seat in Mali's national assembly, a move which has been hailed by the local media as a sign of racial harmony in the west African nation.
South China Morning Post
Chinese candidate a Shanghai surprise in Mali polls
Astan Coulibaly, 54 and born Yu Hong Wei in the eastern Chinese metropolis of Shanghai, is competing for a constituency in the Malian city of Segou.
Easing UXO dangers in Mali
Explosives experts are clearing Malian villages of weapons left over from the recent conflict.