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Zimbabwe wakes to Mnangagwa victory after presidential election

Supporters of Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa celebrate in Harare, Friday, Aug, 3, 2018. Photo: Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/AP/SIPAOn the streets of Zimbabwe's capital Harare opposition supporters said on Friday (August 3) they were disappointed with the victory of Emmerson Mnangagwa the morning after the country's election results were announced.

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Exiled Congo opposition leader Katumbi to return home for presidential bid

Congolese opposition leader, Moise Katumbi speaks to delegates at a three-day forum in a resort hotel near Johannesburg, South Africa, Monday, March 12, 2018. Photo:Themba Hadebe/AP/SIPACongolese opposition leader Moise Katumbi plans to return home on Friday (August 3) after two years in exile to submit his candidacy for December's presidential election, his political party's officials said on Monday.

 

 

 

 

 

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Zimbabwe's voters stick with Mugabe's old party

Police block dozens of opposition party supporters from entering the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission offices in Harare, Zimbabwe, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018. Zimbabwe's ruling party has won a majority of seats in Parliament, the electoral commission announced Wednesday, as the country braced for the first official results of the presidential election. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)/XTM101/18213349901145/1808011204 Authors: Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/AP/SIPA

Zimbabwe's Zanu-PF has won a majority of seats in parliament, official results say, setting the stage for Emmerson Mnangagwa to win the presidency. 

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Zimbabweans optimistic of change after elections

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa leaves the polling station after casting his vote for the presidential elections at the Sherwood Primary School in Kwekwe, Zimbabwe, Monday July 30, 2018. Photo:Jerome Delay/AP/SIPAAs vote counting continued in Zimbabwe this morning following a peaceful election day, residents expressed optimism about the pending results and said they hoped to see real change.

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Zimbabweans begin voting in first election since Mugabe's removal

Zimbabwe's main opposition leader Nelson Chamisa casts his vote at a polling station in Harare, Zimbabwe, July 30, 2018. Photo: Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/AP/SIPAZimbabweans began voting in Harare this morning in the first election since the removal of former president Robert Mugabe.

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Hamadoun Touré, Presidential candidate, Mali: From Smart Africa to smart politics?

AP PhotosThis urbane polyglot champion of the digital revolution in Africa is not an obvious insurgent politician, but Hamadoun Touré insists it is time  to retire Mali’s political class. 

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Solving the crisis is another story. Aristides Gomes

Aristide Gomes - ALL RIGHTS RESERVED
The prime minister in Guinea-Bissau’s consensus government says upcoming elections are necessary but they will not address the country’s long-running problems

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