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Guinea: World's longest-serving president seeks re-election

Guinea: World's longest-serving president seeks re-election

The world's longest-serving president is seeking re-election to continue his 43-year rule in Equatorial Guinea.

President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, 80, has presided over a regime marked by alleged human rights abuses including torture and disappearances.

Some opposition candidates are standing, but they are not expected to win.

The president has a strong grip on the oil-rich nation, with family members in key government roles.