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The Botswana Independent Electoral Commission said it expected the more than 2,000 voting stations in that country to open at 6:30 am on Wednesday. The country will see 1.2 million citizens cast their votes for the national Parliament and local government councils. The IEC said it expected all results to be in by Friday this week.

Chief information officer Osupile Morobe said voting is underway. All polling stations have received sensitive material, ballot papers and they opened at 6.30 am and will close at 7 pm. Immediately after closing, the ballot verification will be done. He further said vote counting would start immediately.