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  • President Rock Cabaret has won re election in Burkina Fasso, preliminary results said on Thursday.

  • Andi, by a comfortable margin to some analysts, had expected a closer contest from Sunday's vote, with cabarets main rivals arguing he had failed to contain Islamists and ethnic violence that's forced a million people to flee their homes during his first term.

  • But according to results read out by Burkina Faso's electoral commission, Cabaret has secured nearly 58% of the vote.

  • Hey needed more than 50% to avoid a second round cabarets.

  • Two closest rivals got around 12.5% and 15.5% and the opposition has raised concerns about the validity of the vote count that's being dismissed by the electoral commission.

  • Andan International Observer Mission has given the election a mostly clean bill of health.

President Rock Cabaret has won re election in Burkina Fasso, preliminary results said on Thursday.

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/11/29
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