Tuesday, 20 September 2011

Election Season Africa: Zambia votes

Zambians vote today in presidential, parliamentary and local elections. The presidential election, in particular, is expected to be fairly hotly contested, with a close outcome expected. There are 10 presidential candidates standing. Social media will also be used to monitor any incidents of intimidation, violence or corruption. The election is also being monitored by international observer teams and is expected to be free and fair.

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