Official results released by the National Election Committee (NEC) on Monday suggest that some provinces came down to only hundreds of votes in the July 28 national election. An election monitoring group said that considering that the opposition CNRP has alleged large-scale irregularities at the polls, the fine margins involved in some prov*inces made the need for an in-depth investigation into the results vital. The NEC, which released unofficial and incomplete results the day after the election, on Monday released its first official, but still preliminary, results. Although the NEC itself is yet to tell the public what
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