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LOADING: Democracy in Zanzibar
— emell (@mikelalundahl) March 20, 2016
When an election is compared to a mere census, you know something has gone terribly wrong.
— Jeff Msangi (@BongoCelebrity) March 20, 2016
We might see a spike in newborn babies named ‘Jecha,’ now famous Zanzibar Election Commissioner.
😂😂😂😂 Jecha keshakuwa household name 😂😂😂 https://t.co/b90VmnheK2
— Maria Sarungi Tsehai (@MariaSTsehai) March 20, 2016
Freedom of Press under threat
— Msimulizi Online (@Msimulizionline) March 20, 2016
— CCTV Africa (@cctvnewsafrica) March 20, 2016
Early reports say the election exercise peaceful.
Uchaguzi wa Rais Katika Visiwa vya UNGUJA na PEMBA wafanyika kwa Amani na Utulivu https://t.co/CBjsZ5kXIA
— SALUM MWINYIMKUU (@mwinyi_salum) March 20, 2016
Tight security as disputed Zanzibar election re run coming to a close at this hour.
— Africa’s Headlines (@headlines_afrik) March 20, 2016
Despite the boycott by opposition, ballot boxes were half full just hours after polls opened
— SULEIMAN SULEIMAN JR (@SULEIMA94811725) March 20, 2016
<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>'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>— 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.
— Africa Newsdaily (@AfricaNewsdaily) March 20, 2016