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SADC WELCOMES NEW SEYCHELLES PRESIDENT

Written by on October 30, 2020

The Southern Africa Development Community, SADC, has welcomed the new President of Seychelles, Wavel Ramkalawan who won the presidential elections for the country held over the weekend.

The warm welcome was made by President Mokgweetsi Masisi in his capacity as the chair of the SADC Organ on Politics, Defence and Security Cooperation.

In a statement released yesterday, President Masisi congratulated the new President of the Seychelles and his party, Li-nyon Demokratik Seselwa for their electoral victory.He commended the people of Seychelles for turning out in large numbers to exercise their democratic right by voting in the elections. Masisi also commended them for what he referred to as the peaceful and exemplary manner in which the Sechewas’ conducted themselves during the election, campaign, polling and counting periods.

Ramkalawan is the second ever opposition candidate to win presidential elections in Africa.