President of Central African Republic wins re-election

– – The president of the Central African Republic President Faustin Archange Touadéra has won re-election in last month’s presidential election. He secured almost 54% of the votes in the December 27 first round of voting, according to results from electoral commission. Mathias Morouba, president of the National Election Authority (ANE) told journalists in the capital, Bangui that the president won an “absolute majority”. Former Prime Minister, Anicet George Pologuele, finished in second with just 21% of the votes, while Martin Ziguele finished third with 7% of the votes. A…

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