Comoros election: Opposition members say polls unfair and rigged

Incumbent President Azali Assoumani tipped to win election as opposition calls for more transparency.

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    The 12 opposition candidates challenging President Azali Assoumani are already crying foul, even before polls have closed.

    They say there has been widespread cheating but that is no surprise given the republic's long history of opaque elections and many coups.

    Al Jazeera's Mohammed Adow has more from the capital Moroni.


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