Congo commission expects delayed presidential vote in Dec 2018



The president of Democratic Republic of Congo's electoral commission said on Saturday that he expects the presidential election, originally scheduled for November, to be delayed until December 2018, lawmakers present at a speech said.
Patrick Muyaya, a national deputy, told Reuters that Corneille Nangaa had told delegates at ongoing multi-party talks that the commission would finish updating the voter registry on July 31, 2017 and would require an additional 504 days to organise the vote.
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1 October 2016 in World News, Views: 36
Source: Reuters
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