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Bashir votes in poll boycotted by opposition

Monday, April 13, 2015 - 00:51

Incumbent Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir casts his vote in an election boycotted by the main opposition parties. Rough Cut (No reporter narration)

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ROUGH CUT ( NO REPORTER NARRATION) Sudanese began voting on Monday (April 13) in an election boycotted by the main opposition parties which looks set to extend President Omar Hassan al-Bashir's more than 25 years in power. Bashir, who campaigned on improving the economy, promising to maintain stability, cast his vote at a polling booth not far from his Khartoum home. The presidential and parliamentary polls, held on April 13-15, are the first since Sudan split with the south in 2011, losing a third of its land and nearly all of its oil production.

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Bashir votes in poll boycotted by opposition

Monday, April 13, 2015 - 00:51