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Fri, 11 Aug 2017 12:14 - Updated Fri, 11 Aug 2017 12:13

Election2017: Opposition UNITA satisfied with Moxico campaign

Luena - The main opposition UNITA party’s presidential candidate Thursday here expressed satisfaction with the response of the voters to the organisation’s campaigning in the region and the governing programme.

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Opposition UNITA party's presidential candidate, Isaías Samakuva (centre)

Photo: kinda kyungu

Isaías Samakuva was speaking to journalists in Moxico province’s capital city (Luena) at the end of a visit he paid to the country’s eastern provinces that included Lunda Norte and Lunda Sul.

Isaías Samakuva on the occasion met with university students to whom he presented the main guidelines of his party’s governing programme that he said focuses mainly on improving the living of the populations.

While in Luena, the opposition party’s presidential candidate addressed public rallies and worked on the mobilisation of voters.

In the latest election of 2012, the main opposition party got 32 parliamentary seats.

UNITA is one of the six parties contesting the forthcoming 23 August election. Others are the ruling MPLA party and opposition PRS, FNLA, PRS, APN and CASA-CE coalition.

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