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What we’re reading, 28 June 2021

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.

Ethiopia's electoral board welcomes 'impressive turnout'

Vote counting in Ethiopia continues following the national elections on 21 June, with National Election Board of Ethiopia Spokesperson, Solyana Shimeles telling reporters that voter turnout has been impressive, reported Africanews (pan-African).

Zambia is immensely proud of the legacy that the late First Zambian President Kenneth Kaunda has left behind - Wina

Zambian Vice President Inoge Wina has stated that Zambia is proud of the legacy that the late First President Kenneth Kaunda has left behind, following his death last week at the age of 97, reported Lusaka Times (Zambia).

World Refugee Day: Angelina Jolie at the President of Faso 

On World Refugee Day, UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie travelled to Burkina Faso to meet President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré, reported Burkina24 (Burkina Faso).

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