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Opposition takes lead in Zambia

LUSAKA – Zambia’s main opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) leader Hakainde Hichilema has taken a commanding lead in the country’s presidential election with 47,706 votes while incumbent President Edgar Lungu of the Patriotic Front (PF) has won 41,572. … read more »

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Intimidation stand in way of Besigye victory

Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye says he has accumulated significant support in many parts of the country, as the elections draw near. According to the Daily Monitor, Besigye, however, said there were two main obstacles that stood in the way … read more »

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Rwanda has voted to change constitution to give extra terms to Kagame

  KIGALI — Long lines of Rwandans queued to vote Friday in a referendum to amend the constitution allowing President Paul Kagame to rule until 2034, with few expecting the changes to be rejected. The expected amendments have been denounced … read more »

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