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Frelimo expected to score easy win in Mozambique polls

afrol News, 28 October - The Mozambican ruling Front for the Liberation of Mozambique (FRELIMO) party is expected to regain the majority in todays elections, which will also return president Armando Guebuza to a second term in office.

Polling station across the country mostly closed within the set time for the day, with no major incidences reported.

Some observers in the fourth democratic elections of Mozambique have already ruled them as peace, free and fair.

The Frelimo party has ruled Mozambique since it gained independence from Portugal in 1975, and won convincingly all multi-party elections in the country since 1994, following a peace accord that ended almost two decades civil war.

With the main opposition Renamo led by Afonso Dhlakama reportedly fragmentded, Frelimo is expected to post yet another easy win over its opponents.

Mr Dhlkama has vowed never to contest again if he loses today's election.

Nineteen political parties have been registered to contest in this years election, which also for the first time are encompassing the presidential, parliamentary and provincial assemblies elections.

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