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Voting starts in Chad presidential election

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N'DJAMENA, April 11 (Reuters) - Polling stations opened in Chad on Sunday for a presidential election in which incumbent Idriss Deby is widely expected to extend his three-decade rule despite growing signs of popular discontent and criticism over his handling of oil wealth.

Deby and his wife were the first to cast their ballot at a polling station in the central African nation’s capital of N’Djamena early on Sunday.

Reporting by Mahamat Ramadane Writing by Bate Felix Editing by Gareth Jones

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