October 20, 2018

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Seychelles President narrowly wins 3rd term in office

Seychelles President narrowly wins 3rd term in office

The state-run Seychelles News Agency says President James Michel has narrowly been re-elected to a third term in office in the Indian Ocean archipelago.

The agency said Saturday that Michel won with 50.15 percent, or 31,512 of the votes. His opponent, the Seychelles National Party leader Wavel Ramkalawan, received 49.85 percent, or 31,319 of the votes. Both candidates had failed to get the more than 50 percent required to win the first round two weeks ago. Read more

 

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