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Vol 65 No 12

Published 6th June 2024


Foregone electoral conclusion cements Kaka's grip

A new autocracy takes root after a dubious poll with only subtle changes to the rulership style of the last 30 years visible in the President's picks for the new cabinet

The electoral commission outdid itself in producing the results of the 6 May presidential election in record time. Having set a deadline of 21 May the Agence nationale de gestion des élections (ANGE) counted the votes from 26,000 polling stations in four days flat, a literally incredible performance.

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