Voters casting ballots in 5 African countries
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Voters casting ballots in 5 African countries

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Voters in five African countries are casting ballots on Sunday Mar. 20., including four presidential elections and a constitutional referendum. Incumbents in Niger and Republic of Congo are expected to sail to re-election, while Benin’s runoff vote is less certain. Here is a brief look at the contests: ___ BENIN — … Continue reading

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Republic of Congo: 6 injured in clashes over term limits
Africa / International News

Republic of Congo: 6 injured in clashes over term limits

BRAZZAVILLE, Republic of Congo (AP) — Six men were injured in clashes between police and opponents of a planned referendum to allow Republic of Congo’s longtime president to run for another term, a local official said. The clashes occurred Saturday in the country’s second largest city, Point-Noire, said Alexandre Honore Paka, the city’s administrator. Six … Continue reading