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Hakainde Hichilema wins majority vote and become new Zambian president

Hakainde Hichilema

In the early hours of Monday, the Election Commission of Zambia declared opposition candidate Hakainde Hichilema the winner in the August 12 presidential election. Mr Hichilema, 59, defeated incumbent President Edgar Lungu, 64. In a TV show broadcast on the YouTube video-sharing platform, the commission chairman announced the final results …

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Ghana court confirms Akufo-Addo’s election victory


After dismissing allegations of irregularities, Ghana’s Supreme Court has upheld Nana Akufo-Addo’s victory in the December presidential election. Opposition candidate, and former President John Mahama, had filed a petition asking the court to annul the results of the elections and order a rerun because of alleged irregularities. But the court …

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