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Angolan opposition party challenges election results in court

Angola's main opposition party said on Thursday it had filed a legal complaint challenging the results of last week's elections, which saw the long-ruling MPLA prevail with a significantly reduced majority. "The complaint regarding the final results was filed with the (national electoral commission) today," Faustino Mumbika, national secretary of the National Union for the Total Independence of Angola (UNITA) told AFP. ), through a WhatsApp message. The August 24 elections were the most contested in the oil-rich…

malaise in the PDP, the main opposition party

In Nigeria, internal discord is disrupting the campaign for the People's Democratic Party (PDP), the official opposition. For weeks, the Rivers State governor - who came second in the party's primaries - has been giving Abubakar Atiku, the candidate nominated…

Beenbeene: The mannequin opposition and hopefully the mannequin minister

Today I'm breaking my cardinal rule: Never to publicly talk about, show or show my relationships with politicians. I'll hold it non-public. Perhaps some would seem in future formal publications. Of course, rigidity can generally defeat a very good objective, so one ought to make room for an exception. The new Minister of Planning, my good pal the Honorable Mohamud Abdirahman "Beenebeene", is the primary politician I'll talk about publicly. He additionally occurs to be the one Somali politician with whom I attended an…

Opposition chief Odinga forward in Kenya’s presidential election, official outcomes present

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Veteran opposition chief Raila Odinga led Kenya's presidential election, official election outcomes confirmed on Saturday, pushing Deputy President William Ruto into second place. With simply over 26% of the vote counted, Odinga had 54% and Ruto 45%, in keeping with outcomes offered by the Kenyan Electoral Commission and displayed on a giant display at a nationwide counting middle within the capital, Nairobi. East Africa's richest nation and most vibrant democracy held presidential, parliamentary…

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