Chinese-born Malian Yu Hong Wei, also known as Astan Coulibaly, is winning support for the Movement for a Common Destiny. Photo: AFP
Chinese-born Malian Yu Hong Wei, also known as Astan Coulibaly, is winning support for the Movement for a Common Destiny. Photo: AFP
Chinese-born Malian Yu Hong Wei, also known as Astan Coulibaly, is winning support for the Movement for a Common Destiny. Photo: AFP

Chinese candidate Astan Coulibaly blazes election trail in Mali

Vow to battle poverty and ability to promote racial harmony wins support for Shanghai-born candidate seeking office in West African state

Chinese-born Malian Yu Hong Wei, also known as Astan Coulibaly, is winning support for the Movement for a Common Destiny. Photo: AFP
Chinese-born Malian Yu Hong Wei, also known as Astan Coulibaly, is winning support for the Movement for a Common Destiny. Photo: AFP
Chinese-born Malian Yu Hong Wei, also known as Astan Coulibaly, is winning support for the Movement for a Common Destiny. Photo: AFP
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