Polling stations have closed in Togo after a peaceful presidential election that offered a stark contrast to previous violence-ridden polls. Voters now wait with bated breath amid fears of possible election fraud.
Togo’s polls closed early Thursday evening, in a presidential election that is widely viewed as a test of democracy for the tiny west African country, which is notorious for electoral violence. Voters now wait with bated breath for the election results, amid opposition fears that incumbent President Faure Gnassingbé may seek to rig the results.
Date created : 2010-03-04