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Tanzania decides: Thousands turn up to vote in landmark polls

By Winnie Were Wanzetse | October 25th 2015
Voters arrived early to cast their vote. (PHOTO: PIUS CHERUIYOT/ STANDARD)
The queues snaking through the streets (PHOTO: PIUS CHERUIYOT/ STANDARD)
Thousands waiting patiently in queues for their turn (PHOTO: PIUS CHERUIYOT/ STANDARD)
Voters turned up in droves to vote in landmark elections. (PHOTO: PIUS CHERUIYOT/ STANDARD)
Tanzanians waiting to cast their vote (PHOTO: PIUS CHERUIYOT/ STANDARD)


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