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Piran Elects First Black Mayor in Slovenia

Ljubljana, 24 October - The coastal town of Piran elected the first black mayor in Slovenia's history as Peter Bossman, the 54-year-old Ghana-born doctor, unseated incumbent Tomaz Gantar with 51.4% of the vote in Sunday's run-off.

Piran
Peter Bossman (SD) becomes the first black mayor in Slovenian history.
Photo: Lena Dujc/STA

Piran
Peter Bossman (SD) becomes the first black mayor in Slovenian history.
Photo: Lena Dujc/STA

Piran
Peter Bossman is elected mayor of Piran, becoming the first black to hold significant political office in Slovenia.
Photo: Lena Dujc/STA
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