Umaro Sissoco Embalo elected president of Guinea-Bissau [Morning Call]

Former Guinea-Bissau Prime Minister Umaro Cissoko Embalo has been elected president after winning a run-off vote against another ex-prime minister.

The 47-year-old beat rival Domingos Simoes Pereira by about 54% to 46%, according to the electoral commission.

Research professor Obambe Gakosso gives us his take on the surprising win.

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