Polls Close in Burkina Faso Elections

Polls closed in Burkina Faso’s national elections Sunday, as much of the nation voted under the looming threat of jihadist violence. Results are expected to be available midweek. President Roch Kabore who is running for a second five-year term against 12 other candidates has promised to secure and stabilize the country. Kabore, 63, is expected to win, although he is in a tight race with opposition candidates, former finance minister Zephirin Diabre, 61, of the Progress and Change Party and the runner-up in 2015 election; and Eddie Komboigo, chairman of…

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Cameroon Begins Election Campaign amid Separatist Violence

YAOUNDE – Cameroon has begun the campaign season for its December 6 regional council elections amid threats and attacks from separatists fighting to create an English-speaking state in the French-majority country. The separatists, who have vowed to disrupt the polls, attacked several military convoys dispatched to protect voters. The government is pleading with citizens to help recently deployed troops by denouncing suspects. Councilor Emile Ngalla, 47, said he fled from Bui to Mezam, both administrative areas in Cameroon’s English-speaking Northwest region on Saturday. He said separatist fighters came to his…

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Plus d’1 million de participants mondiaux devraient rejoindre le 3e Rallye de l’espoir en ligne

Samedi 21 novembre 2020 (19 h 30 EST/16 h 30 PST) Les dirigeants et les citoyens du monde entier se réunissent en faveur d’une paix fondée sur des idéaux d’ interdépendance, de prospérité mutuelle et de valeurs universelles Un spectacle spécial pour rendre hommage aux anciens combattants et commémorer le 70e anniversaire de la guerre de Corée WASHINGTON, 21 […]

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