People search for their names on lists that indicate where to vote, in Timbuktu yesterday. Mali will hold a presidential election tomorrow. Photograph: Joe Penney/Reuters

Mali faces the crucial test of a presidential election tomorrow, a year and a half after Tuareg rebels returning from Libya, where they fought on beh(...)

Reports of thousands of people left off the electoral register, ongoing security concerns and allegations of voter fraud have fuelled concerns that Mali is rushing into the elections. Photograph: Reuters/Joe Penney

Widespread flaws in Mali’s election preparations threaten to undermine confidence in the outcome of Sunday’s vote. Reports of thousands of people left(...)