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Congo election run-off slated for October - CBC News
Populux | August 20, 2006 at 06:51 pmby
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CBC News Congolese election officials are planning a run-off election in late October after the two leading candidates in the recent poll failed to win an outright majority. Presidential candidate Jean-Pierre Bemba is seen campaigning underneath a billboard for his rival Joseph Kabila. (Schalk van Zuydam/Associated Press) President Joseph Kabila took 45 per cent of the 16.9 million votes that were cast July 30, while former rebel leader Jean-Pierre Bemba garnered 20 per cent of the vote, electoral ...