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Is Zimbabwe nostalgic for Mugabe?

Harare, Zimbabwe | AFP | While it’s unlikely that many Zimbabweans yearn for former ruler Robert Mugabe’s return, the occasion of his 95th birthday on Thursday has led some to see him in a softer light. “Comrade Bob” was toppled from 37 years in power in November 2017 following a brief …

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FDC dismisses DP’s one candidate strategy

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party has dismissed, as wishful thinking, a one-to-one strategy broached by Democratic Party (DP) ahead of the 2021 presidential elections. The strategy that would see all opposition parties’ field a single candidate against National Resistance Movement (NRM) …

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CCM’s Magufuli Wins Tanzania’s Presidential Elections

The National Electoral Commission (NEC) of Tanzania has declared CCM’s Dr. John Pombe Magufuli as the winner of the recently concluded Presidential Elections. Magufuli garnered 8,882,935 votes (58.16%) against Edward Lowassa’s 6,072,848 votes (39.97%). Lowassa was representing the opposition party of CHADEMA. However, Lowassa has contested the results, filed an …

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