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Niger's President Holds Election Lead

The latest results from Niger's presidential election released Wednesday showed incumbent Mahamadou Issoufou maintaining his lead. Niger's electoral commission said Issoufou had about 37 percent of the vote.  Opposition candidate Hama Amadou was in second place with 22 percent, followed by Seyni Oumarou with 14 percent. The results from Sunday's election included ballots from 82 of the West African country's 308 voting districts. On Tuesday, a coalition of...

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