Touadera elected Central Africa president

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The former prime minister of Central African Republic Faustin Archange Touadera has won the country’s presidential election, the national election body announced.Main rival Anicet Georges Dologuele, another former prime minister, who took the most votes in the first round, accepted the result that put Touadera on 63 percent of the ballots cast.At a press conference on Saturday night, Dologuele said he will accept the results and recognise Touadera as president, although he expressed concern about irregularities, the Associated Press news agency reported.Turnout in the runoff, held on February 14, was put at 61 percent and the constitutional court now has a week to validate the result.