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How the US Electoral College works

Americans who go to the polls on Election Day don’t actually select the President directly. They are technically voting for 538 electors who, according to the system laid out by the Constitution, meet in their respective states and vote for President and Vice President. These people, the electors, comprise the[…]

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African Union urges DR Congo to delay final election results

The African Union (AU) has called on the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) to postpone the announcement of its presidential election results. The pan-African organisation, which aims to promote unity and democracy, says it has “serious doubts” about provisional results released last week. Those figures gave opposition candidate Felix[…]

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Anxiety as Zimbabweans await election results

There’s growing anxiety among Zimbabweans who are waiting for the results of its presidential election. Violence erupted on Wednesday when soldiers fired on protesting opposition supporters in the capital Harare. Three people were killed. The protests started after official results showed that the ruling ZANU-PF won majority seats in the[…]

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