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Monday, October 31, 2005

All So Familiar In Zanzibar

Not sure where the projection for the previous allocation of seats came from but heres the latest courtesy of the Zanzibar Electoral Commission (ZEC):

Out of 50 seats, 23 constituencies have declared. 1 area's results were cancelled following 'violations'. The ruling Revolutionary Party (CCM) has 14 seats, the opposition Civic United Front (CUF) has taken the nine other seats.

CUF leader Seif Sharif Hamad: "We believe we are still leading but we are suspicious that the rest will be cooked in favor of the CCM candidates,"

Vuai A. Vuai, the CCM's secretary for ideology and publicity: "Seif Sharif Hamad is an international liar...He has been lying since 1995 and he is now lying to the world that there are plans to rig elections."

Read more at Yahoo News from AFP.


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