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Tanzanian ruling party candidate wins presidential election - Comments

The ruling party candidate's overwhelming victory in presidential elections was made official Tuesday with an announcement from the National Electoral Commission. The declaration is a legal requirement before Jakaya Kikwete can be sworn in as Tanzania's fourth president since independence from Britain in 1961. "By virtue of having won majority votes, and as the constitution stipulates, Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete is elected to become president of the United Republic of Tanzania," said Makame Tuesday, addressing a hall packed with Revolutionary Party supporters, who cheered wildly

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