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Sudan woman makes presidential bid
Country's first female candidate mounts election campaign in Khartoum.
Last Modified: 05 Apr 2010 14:37 GMT

Sudan's controversial presidential election race has been shunned by most of the opposition parties, but one politician is determined to stay the course

Fatma Abdelmahmood is one of 11 candidates challenging Omar al-Bashir for the presidency, a job he has held for 20 years.

Al Jazeera's Mohammed Adow followed the 65-year-old doctor as she campaigned in Khartoum.

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