Despite COVID-19, Central African Republic court says polls must hold

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There will be no extension of the presidential mandate under the cover of coronavirus in the Central African Republic.

This was the final verdict issued by the constitutional court in Bangui, ending a wrangle between the ruling party and the opposition last week.

The government had intended to continue its mandate due to the prevailing coronavirus outbreak arguing that the country will not be ready to hold an election by the end of the year. The judges on the other hand maintained the rule of …

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