Violence ridden Central African Republic will head to the polls today as the country seeks political stability.
Central African Republic is plagued by sectarian violence as Muslim and Christian militias struggle for power.
Today’s election will see a new leader elected in place of interim leader, Catherine Samba Panza.
However, there are genuine fears of violence after fighting broke out three weeks ago during a referendum for a new constitution.
The UN has sent in peacekeepers to ensure smooth elections but it remains to be seen if CAR can indeed hold successful elections.