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Mohamed Bazoum Declared Winner of Niger’s Presidential Election

HeadlineFeb 24, 2021

In Niger, Mohamed Bazoum was declared the winner of the presidential election. The former interior minister beat out ex-President Mahamane Ousmane, who alleged fraud but did not provide any evidence. At least eight election officials have been killed since polling day, Sunday, from explosive devices. Bazoum’s presidency will mark the first-ever transfer of power between two democratically elected governments in Niger.

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