Opposition candidates who fell short in Mali’s presidential election have refused to back either of the frontrunners who will contest a runoff vote on Sunday.
DRC President Joseph Kabila will not stand in December’s presidential election, a spokesperson said on Wednesday, announcing that former interior minister Emmanuel Ramazani Shadary would be the ruling coalition’s candidate.
The United States on Friday said Zimbabwe’s recent presidential election was marred by violence in the aftermath of the vote, while calling on the winner to show “magnanimity” and the opposition to show “graciousness in defeat.”
Counting was under way Monday in Mali following a key presidential election that saw balloting halted at hundreds of polling stations because of violence in restive regions of the poor Sahel country. Despite the violence, candidates and authorities praised Sunday’s first round of voting, relieved that the violence — which included the torching of polling […]