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Congo Election to be ‘Delayed by Two Years’ Say Commission

Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) presidential election could be delayed by two years, according to the head of the country’s electoral commission. The election was originally scheduled for November, with President Joseph Kabila—who is constitutionally barred from seeking a third term in office—due to step down in December. The electoral commission president Corneille Nangaa told delegates at an ongoing multi-party dialogue Saturday that the body would conclude its update of the voter registry by July 31, 2017.
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