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President Conde seeks third term as Guinea goes to the polls

Almost 5.5 million registered voters can vote at roughly 15,000 polling stations. Results are expected within 24 hours after voting closes at 18:00 GMT. A candidate needs to secure more than 50 percent of the vote to win. Twelve candidates will be vying for the highest office, but only the …

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Guineans set to vote in tense presidential election

Voters in Guinea will head to the polls on Sunday to elect the country’s next president, in a tense election that comes after months of deadly unrest. President Alpha Conde is seeking a controversial third term after pushing through a revamped constitution earlier this year that critics denounced as a …

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