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Breaking: Low voter turn out in Zanzibar re run

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A woman looks at the list of candidates outside a polling station in Stone Town, Zanzibar. (Daniel Hayduk/AFP via Getty Images)

A woman looks at the list of candidates outside a polling station in Stone Town, Zanzibar. (Daniel Hayduk/AFP via Getty Images)

LOADING: Democracy in Zanzibar

Clowns Wanted

We might see a spike in newborn babies named ‘Jecha,’ now famous Zanzibar Election Commissioner.

Freedom of Press under threat

Early reports say the election exercise peaceful.

Tight security as disputed Zanzibar election re run coming to a close at this hour.

Despite the boycott by opposition, ballot boxes were half full just hours after polls opened

<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” data-lang=”en”><p lang=”en” dir=”ltr”>The result of <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/Zanzibar?src=hash”>#Zanzibar</a>&#39;s Sunday re-run is a foregone conclusion. What happens next is not. <a href=”https://t.co/9RkeX4zxMK”>https://t.co/9RkeX4zxMK</a> <a href=”https://t.co/N6NGNaqOWO”>pic.twitter.com/N6NGNaqOWO</a></p>&mdash; African Arguments (@africaarguments) <a href=”https://twitter.com/africaarguments/status/710558905546481664″>March 17, 2016</a></blockquote>
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There are other places where the elections are taking place today, tho the Zanzibar re-run is focus of many political observers.

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