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22 year old Amir talks about threats of terrorism to political parties and his thoughts on upcoming elections in Pakistan. Amir was in Islamabad to attend the election rally by Imran Khan's PTI.
The life and property of every Pakistani is in danger, but we have to worry about that, we have to change our Pakistan. We have to keep our next generation in mind.
I am supporting Imran Khan because of policies. If you listen to him he only talks about changing Pakistan’s system, nothing else.
Muneza Ahmed from Islamabad attended the PTI election rally in Islamabad on Thursday. She talks about reasons why she supports PTI.
"I think educated people and those who understand politics already know it’s not the same PPP, they have automatically been joining PTI. And God willing PTI will win because of this.
Imran Khan himself and PTI policies are very popular for women, until now. God willing if this continues he will be equally popular among men also.
God willing PTI will form a majority government…God willing."
Ahmed Umair is an Islamabad resident and a PTI supporter. He answered questions regarding security threats to political parties during election campaign in Pakistan.
"I think Imran Khan is popular enough in all departments so I think there won’t be any attacks on his rallies.
"He is equally and uniformly popular in people from all walks of life and all areas of Pakistan."
"Yes I think Imran Khan has already increased the voter turnout and by the time elections are in progress, he will further increase it."
"Not two years, he will make a difference in two days, it’s only two days before elections. If PTI wins, I’m very hopeful that we’ll see a very different Pakistan."
The Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga who was a Presidential candidate, addresses press conference in Nairobi soon after the election results were announce by the IEBC.
Odinga claimed there was massive tampering of the results, that some figures were cooked and he promised to provide evidence.
AfriCOG Executive Director Gladwell Otieno addreses journalists at Milimani Law Courts in Nairobi during the ruling of a case filed by AfriCOG organization to block the tallying of votes whereby it was rejected. ICC Suspect Uhuru Kenyatta was leading the election, followed by the Jubilee presidential candidate Raila Odinga as Kenyans wait to know the results of the new president.
Voters line up at polling stations and cast their votes to elect Kenya's upcoming president in general elections on the morning of March 4, 2013.