Funding setbacks may delay CAR elections

July 27, 2010, midnight

Presidential and Legislative elections in the Central African Republic will probably be delayed due to lack of funding, the election commission announced on Tuesday. This will mark the fourth time the polls, which were recently scheduled for October 24, have been postponed. The European Union mission in the Central African Republic announced that they would be willing to raise the initial money required, but only if the country finalizes an electoral timetable.

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