Photo of the Day: Presidential Runoffs in Mali

Poll workers counts ballots in Bamako
Poll workers count ballots in Bamako, Mali, August 11, 2013. Poll workers in Mali began counting votes in Sunday's high stakes presidential runoff, with former Prime Minister Ibrahim Boubacar Keita tipped to claim the difficult job of stabilizing the West African nation after more than a year of turmoil. REUTERS/Joe Penney (MALI - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) - RTX12HUUJoe Penney/Reuters

Poll workers in Bamako, Mali count ballots in Sunday's high stakes presidential runoff, with former Prime Minister Ibrahim Boubacar Keita tipped to claim the difficult job of stabilizing the West African nation after more than a year of turmoil.

Joe Penney is a Reuters staffer based in Western Africa. See more of his work here and here.

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