Guinea court declares Conde elected president

Guinea’s incumbent Alpha Conde had been reelected for a controversial third term as president by the at the age of 82.

The country’s Constitutional Court  declared on on Saturday.

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The court ruled that at 59.5 per cent, Conde’s support was above the absolute majority needed to win.

It subsequently threw out challenges to the October 18 ballot held after a new constitution bypassed a two-term presidential limit and was followed by violence the opposition says has claimed 46 lives.

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