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DRC: Counting of Ballots Has Begun

The Salon writes: “Counting has begun in many voting stations in the Eastern part of the country, which is an hour ahead of Kinshasa, and the West. Radio Okapi's live service is reporting an estimated level of participation that is higher than 70% in most of the stations that have started counting.” The blogger also reports on some trouble in East Kasai, Etienne Tshisekedi's stronghold and on threats by certain voting center workers who want to get paid before they resume counting.

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