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Moroccans called to choose their deputies and local elected representatives

Elections Maroc

In Morocco, legislative and local elections are currently being held. No big political rallies could be held because of the coronavirus pandemic. The moderate Islamist Justice and Development Party has led Morocco’s coalition governments over the past decade, but analysts say voters feel that parliament has little meaningful influence, BBC …

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Zambia: Situmbeko Musokotwane appointed Minister of Finance

Situmbeko Musokotwane

Zambian new president Hakainde Hichilema has appointed Situmbeko Musokotwane, an experienced international economist as the country’s Minister in charge of Finances. Mr Hichilma, in his inaugural speech said he will fix the economy and create jobs. Early this morning, he announced that his first Cabinet appointment is the Minister of …

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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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Zambia: the opposition deplores the cut-off of the internet and demands its restoration


Zambia’s main opposition presidential candidate has denounced the cut-off of the internet during Thursday’s tightly contested elections and called on for its restoration. “We call on Zicta [the communications authority] to immediately unblock the internet so citizens can follow the electoral process and continue with their lives unhindered,” Hakainde Hichilema …

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