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What we’re reading, 4 November 2019

Each week the Foundation highlights a number of media articles that we have found interesting and relevant to governance in Africa. Sharing here is not an endorsement of the views linked, but a spur for further discussion. Join that discussion by engaging with one of our social media accounts, linked at the top of this page.

Mozambiques’s Nyusi wins second term as president in disputed poll

Mozambican President, Filipe Nyusi, has been declared the winner of elections held on October 15th, securing a landslide 73% of the vote.

Botswana's ruling BDP wins general election: Chief Justice

Ruling Botswana Democratic Party won the Botswanan general election, securing 51% of the vote and 29 national assembly seats.

Protests in Guinea as president suspected of extending his term

There have been large-scale protests in Conakry, Guinea triggered by plans to implement constitutional change that would allow Guinean President Alpha Condé to remain in power for a third term.

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