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Canada Kaboré re-elected as President of Burkina Faso-preliminary results

17:15  26 november  2020
17:15  26 november  2020 Source:   lemonde.fr

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Roch Marc Christian Kabore wins presidential elections in Burkina Faso , official results show, after a year of political turmoil in the country. image captionMr Kabore was a key figure in the former regime but was against a third term for. Roch Marc Christian Kabore has won presidential elections

In Burkina Faso , once known as a country of peaceful coexistence, mistrust is growing between ethnic groups in the wake of terrorist attacks and banditry. With less than 5% of the votes counted after Burkina Faso 's election , incumbent President Roch Kabore was leading the race on Tuesday

BURKINA-ELECTION: Kaboré re-elected as President of Burkina Faso-preliminary results

KABORÉ RÉÉLU À LA PRÉSIDENCE DU BURKINA FASO-RÉSULTATS PRÉLIMINAIRES © Reuters / ZOHRA BENSEMRA KABORÉ RE-ELECTED AS PRESIDENCY OF BURKINA FASO-PRELAGIMINARY RESULTS

OR Reuters) - Roch Kaboré was reelected in the first round of the presidency of Burkina Faso held on Sunday by obtaining nearly 58% of the vote, indicate preliminary results communicated Thursday by the electoral commission.

Some observers of Burkinabè political life anticipated a tighter ballot, the first term of office of Roch Kaboré having been marked by the resurgence of ethnic violence and by the spread of Islamist insurgencies which now concern a large part of South Africa. Where is.

Zéphirin Diabré and Eddie Komboigo, his opponents having collected the greatest number of votes, obtained respectively 12.46% and 15.48% of the votes.

(Thiam Ndiaga and Aaron Ross; French version Nicolas Delame, edited by Jean-Michel Bélot)

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