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Trump on impeachment brink, but far from falling

Washington, United States | AFP |  For a man on the brink of becoming only the third US president to be impeached, Donald Trump sure sounds confident. “You’re so lucky I became your president,” he boomed to cheering supporters late Tuesday in Hershey, Pennsylvania. “A regular president would have been under …

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Guinea-Bissau votes on new president to break political deadlock

Bissau, Guinea-Bissau | AFP |  Guinea-Bissau voted in a presidential election on Sunday which is hoped to solve a long-running leadership crisis in the coup-prone and impoverished West African country. The vote caps four years of political chaos as incumbent Jose Mario Vaz, 62 — who is running for re-election — …

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Algerians protest against December presidential poll

Algiers, Algeria | AFP | Hundreds of Algerians took to the streets of the capital Thursday to protest against next month’s presidential election, despite a crackdown during which dozens were arrested. Around 300 protesters chanted “We will have freedom!” and “We will not retreat!” and banged on pots as motorists showed …

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Nigeria’s presidential election: the main candidates

Lagos, Nigeria | AFP | Nigeria’s presidential election that has been postponed, will feature more than 70 candidates but it is ultimately expected to be a head-to-head between just two men. – Muhammadu Buhari (All Progressives Congress) – Buhari’s landmark 2015 election victory over Goodluck Jonathan was the first time …

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