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US, UK slam Tanzania's 'one-sided' local election [Morning Call]

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The United States and United Kingdom on Wednesday branded local elections, in which Tanzania’s ruling party won 99% of seats, as irregular and lacking credibility.

The polls held last Sunday were boycotted by the opposition citing violence and a repressive legal environment. Analysts said the local polls have set the tone for the 2020 general elections.

Oryem Nyeko is a Tanzania researcher from Human Rights Watch. He gives his take on the situation.

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