Fraud trails a presidential poll loss - this time, in Guinea-Bissau

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Losing candidates to reject results has become something of a "democratic culture" across much of Africa. In 2019 alone, losing candidates in about a half dozen countries rejected poll outcomes.

The latest installment is from West African country of Guinea-Bissau where an opposition presidential candidate defeated the ruling party's aspirant in a poll run-off.

The runoff, a battle of two former Prime Ministers saw Umaro Sissoco Embalo, proclaimed the winner with 53.55% of the votes cast.

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Guinea Bissau
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guinea bissau, fraud, polls, elections