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Politics


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Gunfire erupts in Guinea as President heads for third term

More than a dozen people were killed in clashes after preliminary results showed President Alpha Conde winning...

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Tanzania’s main opposition party warns of election fraud

Tanzanians will elect a president, deputies, and local councillors after five years of John Magufuli's regime, marked...

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Several dead in Guinea’s post-election violence

President Alpha Conde leading in provisional results, opposition candidate Cellou Dalein Diallo also claims victory (The African Stand)...

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Trump and Biden hit the trail in a charged election week

Both men are working to rouse their political bases and appeal to the seemingly small number of...

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Vote counting begins in Guinea’s tense election

Main opposition candidate Diallo suggests President Conde may ‘cheat’ in order to ‘grant himself a presidency for...

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Ethnic conflicts in Ivory Coast resistance fortress ahead of elections

House of presidential candidate N’Guessan burned down, several injured in Bongounou. The home of an opposition presidential candidate...

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Guinea votes in tense election as President Conde seeks third term

Guinea goes to the polls as President Alpha Conde seeks a third term in a poll expected...

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Ivory Coast opposition rallies against president’s third term bid

Incumbent President Alassane Ouattara announced in August he will seek another term following the sudden death of...

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Trump won’t participate in virtual debate with Joe Biden

US President Donald Trump refuses to take part in the October 15 town hall debate if it...

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Tanzania electoral commission suspends opposition campaign

The election body said in a statement that its ethics committee had found Lissu had made seditious...

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Gunfire erupts in Guinea as President heads for third term

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