No hitches in Angola election process, as MPLA predicts victory

Angolans awaiting preliminary election results after polling stations closed on Wednesday night.

Citizens voted to elect a new a leader for the first time in nearly 40 years.

Read: Dos Santos may still control Angola's purse strings with children in key posts

There were no major incidents reported on Wednesday, reports correspondent Angelo Coppola.

It's been quiet, it's been civilized and decent.

Angelo Coppola, freelance journalist and Business correspondent at China Central TV Africa

Coppola there have been very small queues and with a fairly smooth process.

The ruling People's Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA) is expected to win and is already calling a qualified victory, despite the absence of preliminary election results.

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