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Date:27 Aug 2012
Angola: Opposition calls for August polls to be postponed


Angola's main opposition National Union for the Total Independence of Angola (UNITA) has called for the August 31, 2012 election to be postponed for a month to allow time to correct the lack of transparency in the poll and violations of the electoral law

According to the leader of UNITA, Isaias Samakuva a combination of "incompetence" at the National Elections Commission (CNE) and interference from the ruling MPLA party means preparations as they stand will lead to an unfair vote.

He added that "We want the elections to happen. But if the right conditions are not met and the CNE needs another couple of weeks or a month, we would prefer that option,"
"We have waited four years, another month to make sure the vote is free and fair would not be a problem." Isaias Samakuva concluded


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