Seychelles vice president to complete term of resigning president

Seychelles vice president to complete term of resigning president
 

The Seychelles vice president will complete the five-year term of resigning President James Michel, a statement from the state house said on Wednesday, despite a shake-up of national politics after the opposition won parliamentary elections this month.
Michel, whose party has ruled Seychelles since 1977, announced his resignation on Tuesday but it was initially unclear whether new elections would be held.
On Wednesday, State House issued a statement saying Vice-President Danny Faure would be sworn in on Oct 16 and finish Michel's term.
"Vice-President Danny Faure will succeed me and... read more

 
28 September 2016 in World News, Views: 33
Source: Reuters
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