Mon, 04 Sep 2017 16:34 - Updated Mon, 04 Sep 2017 16:33
Elections / 2017: Governor calls for more prayers for peace
Saurimo - A request to the churches to continue prayers for the consolidation of peace and democracy in the country marked the intervention of the governor of Lunda Sul, Candida Narciso, in a miss held Sunday in Saurimo.
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Governor of Lunda Sul, Cândida Narciso (file)
Photo: António Escrivão
In her speech, Cândida Narciso also asked for prayers for the strengthening, consolidation of unity, cohesion and brotherhood among Angolans.
For the governor, these core values are the foundation for a nation's sustainable development.
She thanked the churches for their prayers during the election campaign held on August 23, which she said allowed the elections to take place in a climate of peace and harmony.
The cult took place in the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God in the city of Saurimo, provincial capital of Lunda Sul.
The provisional results of last August elections, released by the National Electoral Commission (CNE), put the MPLA at 61.10% of the vote, followed by UNITA (26.71%), CASA-CE (9.46% ), PRS (1.33%), FNLA (0.90%) and APN (0.49%).
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Luanda - Four of the Angolan five opposition parties that contested the general election of 23 August this year, Sunday in Luanda considered "unconstitutional and illegal" the consolidated results of the voting in most of the country's 18 provinces.
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Luanda - The National Electoral Commission Saturday in Luanda examined the disputed ballot papers from the provinces of Cabinda, Moxico and Luanda, in a move that started the counting of the national consolidated results.
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x Luanda - The National Electoral Commission completed on Sunday the counting of the disputed ballot papers from the general election of 23 August this year on Sunday, the CNE spokesperson, Júlia Ferreira.