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    Weak domestic electoral institutions mean that foreign nationals can fraudulently register to vote with ease.Africa,ECOWAS,electoral fraud,Ghana,John Mahama,Muhammadu Buhari,Nigeria,Michael Lerner

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  • Drought soil in southern Ethiopia. Getty Images

    The government downplays the issue, saying it has stockpiled sufficient food and is helping its farmers.Africa,agriculture,drought,el Niño,Ethiopia,food,U.N. office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs,Michael Lerner

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