Burkina Faso elections: Kabore leads in partial results

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Burkina Faso's President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré, who is seeking a second term, was ahead of his opponents on Wednesday, according to the partial results of the 22 November presidential election announced by the National Independent Electoral Commission (Céni).

According to the provisional results from 196 communes (out of 368) by the Céni, Kaboré received 58.14% of the vote, against 14.25% for the leader of the opposition, Zephirin Diabré and 13.62% for Eddie Komboïgo, the president of the former ruling party.

The Céni has one week to announce the results.

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