Nidaa Tounes party leader Beji Caid Essebsi
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Tunisia elects Beji Caid Essebsi as first free leader

Veteran politician Beji Caid Essebsi has been confirmed as winner of Tunisia's first free presidential poll.

He secured 55.68% of the vote in Sunday's run-off, defeating caretaker president Moncef Marzouki (44.32%), the head of the electoral commission said.

Naveena Kottoor reports.

  • 22 Dec 2014
  • From the section Africa
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