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Africans amused but alarmed by US election aftermath

Reuters

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For plenty of Africans, President Donald Trump's actions in the aftermath of the US election have been a cause for dark humour, but others have reacted with dismay or disbelief.

In countries whose own recent elections were marred by accusations of cheating and violence, some expressed alarm about the signal that Trump's premature declaration of victory, allegations of fraud, and flurry of lawsuits might send to their own leaders.

"Trump is setting a bad example for Africa and a country like ours...

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