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African stakes in US polls

By Abiodun Ogundairo
07 November 2020   |   8:47 am
With votes still being counted from the US presidential election, we take a look at the stakes for Africa. The last four years have seen Donald Trump show disinterest, if not disdain for the continent. Also, a referendum on constitutional reform in Algeria sees record low turnout. And the daughter of a Rwandan once hailed as a hero of his country's 1994 genocide says the international community is overlooking the shady circumstances that saw her father snatched from his life in the US and thrown into jail back in his homeland.