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Kenya's president takes early lead after peaceful vote

NAIROBI (Reuters) – Kenya’s president took an early lead as results from Tuesday’s national elections trickled in, the culmination of a hard-fought contest between the East African nation’s foremost political dynasties. Shrouded in fears of violence, the vote pitted President ...

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Zuma survives no-confidence vote

South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma has survived an eighth vote of no confidence – despite the ballot being held in secret. Opposition parties had hoped the secret vote would mean MPs from the governing African National Congress (ANC) might side ...

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South Africa's President Zuma facing no-confidence vote

South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma faces a motion of no-confidence as MPs start voting in a secret ballot. The governing African National Congress (ANC) and opposition parties traded barbs in two hours of heated debate on Tuesday, before voting booths ...

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