DRC: Elections to be held on 30 July, polls body says (IRIN)

Independent Electoral Commission Chairman Apollinaire Muholongo Malumalu announced on Sunday that Presidential and parliamentary elections will be held on July 30th. The first elections to be held in the nearly 40 years since independence in the Democratic Republic of Congo will include 33 candidates. Prominent opposition leader, Etienne Tshisekedi will not be among them.

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