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A man reads the Al-Shorouk daily newspaper showing candidates Kais Saied and Nabil Karoui. A man reads the Al-Shorouk daily newspaper showing candidates Kais Saied, right, and Nabil Karoui on its front page, a day after the first round of presidential elections, in Tunis, Tunisia, Sept. 16, 2019 (AP photo by Mosa’ab Elshamy).

Tunisia’s Presidential Runoff Is a Rebuke of Its New Political Establishment

Friday, Sept. 20, 2019

Editor’s Note: Every Friday, Andrew Green curates the top news and analysis from and about the African continent.

Tunisia’s presidential race is headed to a runoff next month between two surprising candidates: a law school professor who barely bothered to campaign and a media mogul who spent Election Day in jail. ...

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