A girl carries a child on her back during a sandstorm outside Timbuktu, Mali, July 29, 2013.
A 16th century manuscript is seen in Djenné, Mali, September 1, 2012.
Voters look for their names on voting rolls in Timbuktu, Mali, July 26, 2013.
People walk in front of the Grand Mosque of Djenné, September 1, 2012.
An artisanal gold miner peers into a small scale mine where his colleague is working in Kalana, Mali August 26 2012.
Boys play on the roof of the entrance to a football stadium in Gao February 20, 2013.
Fady DIcko, 14, wears a traditional Tuareg headdress made by artisan Hally Bara in Gao, Mali, March 6, 2013.
Balkissa Maiga, 17, wears a traditional Songhai headdress made by artisan Hally Bara in Gao, Mali, March 6, 2013.
Balkissa Maiga, 17, wears a traditional Songhai headdress made by artisan Hally Bara in Gao, Mali, March 6. 2013.
People search for their names on lists that indicate where to vote, in Timbuktu July 26, 2013.
Fanta Diallo, 22, poses for a picture in Bamako, Mali September 18, 2012.
A woman and her child attend an electoral campaign rally for presidential candidate Dramane Dembele as they look on from a rooftop in Timbuktu, July 26, 2013.
Girls ride a motorcycle at sunset in Gao, Mali, February 23, 2013.
Dembele, a day laborer, lights a cigarette at a sugar cane plantation in Siribala, Mali, January 24, 2013.
Men pray outside the Grand Mosque during Eid al-Fitr celebrations in Bamako August 8, 2013.
Miss Mali waits in the VIP section for a Wizkid concert to start in Bamako, November 15, 2015.
Model Sira Coulibaly wears a bazin dress made by designer Fadi Maiga in Bamako, Mali, October 21, 2015.
Model Coumba Soumare wears a gown by Malian designer Tawati as she prepares to go onto the catwalk during the Festi'Bazin runway show in Bamako, Mali, October 16, 2015.
A child walks past electoral campaign posters on a church in Bamako, Mali, July 16, 2013.
Business mogul Mamadou Sinsy Coulibaly
A woman gets her temperature taken at the Malian border with Guinea to check for signs of Ebola virus, October 2, 2014.
A man rests between two bars at a stadium, where a rally was being held against the seizure of northern Mali by Tuareg and Islamist rebels, in the capital Bamako April 11, 2012.
Bazin designer Baba Sereme poses for a picture in a bazin outfit he dyed at his home in Bamako, Mali, October 8, 2015.
A man sleeps next to an anti-drug mural in Bamako, Mali, September 19, 2012.
A man rides a Vélib bicycle past electoral campaign posters in Bamako August 9, 2013.
Driver Mamadou Soare poses for a picture in his Peugeot 504 used for public transport at a car park in Bamako, Mali, September 2, 2013.
A driver poses for a picture in his Peugeot 504 used for public transport at a car park in Bamako, Mali, September 2, 2013.
Poll workers count ballots in Bamako, Mali, August 11, 2013.
Presidential candidate Soumaila Cisse stands in a studio before making a televised address in Bamako, July 20, 2013.
A man poses for a picture in front of steel barrels for rent in Bamako, Mali, August 13, 2013.
Men smoke in a room in Gao, Mali, February 24, 2013.