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Constitutional Council demands to see the proof

The Constitutional Council is collecting evidence from an increasing number of disputed municipalities, ahead of a final decision on a date as yet unkown

Today’s front pages in Maputo. Photo © Faizal Chauque / Zitamar News

Good afternoon. The sound of ‘trufafa’, the hit song sung by Renamo supporters, rang out again in Quelimane today, as the opposition party continues its marches in protest at results issued so far in last month’s municipal elections.

Meanwhile, the Constitutional Council (CC) has asked the election authority, the CNE, to supply it with the original results sheets from the most controversial districts by the end of today — though the CNE head, Bishop Carlos Matsinhe, has now sought an extension to that deadline, as he rallies the election authorities to get the paperwork together.

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