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非洲兄弟的英语说得不错,手动点10086个赞,就是worst的发音有待提高,发成了vast。
另外58%的得票率好意思说won in a landslide,他们大概率是没见过某些国家的100%吧。嗯,想啥呢?我说的是隔壁的North Korea。




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Uganda's president has won a 6th term in office, cementing his place as one of the world's longest serving leaders. NPR's Eyder Peralta reports, the main opposition candidate calls the election "rigged". The electoral commission says President Yoweri Museveni won in a landslide with 58% of the votes. But his main opponent Bobi Wine says this was an election doomed from the beginning. He was often violently stopped from campaigning, his whole staffs were arrested, some were killed by security forces. And now his home is surrounded by the military. He says he is under house arrest. "So this, in my opinion, goes down as the worst election in the history of Uganda, as the most rigged, the most mismanaged election in the history of Uganda." The government rejects those allegations, saying the elections were free and fair, and that the military is at Bobi Wine's house to protect him. Eyder Peralta, NPR news, Kampala.

India has started vaccinating its health workers, in what is possibly the world's largest Covid-19 vaccination campaign. India's home to the world's biggest vaccine producers but there is no playbook for a program of this size. Officials hope to give vaccines to 300 million of its 1.3 billion residents, that's about the population of the United States. Recipients include 30 million doctors, nurses and other frontline workers and they will be followed by 270 million others aged 50 or older or those who have illnesses.

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