MOZAMBIQUE TO CARRY OUT VOTER REGISTRATION IN MARCH-APRIL 2018

MAPUTO, The Mozambican government has decided that voter registration will take place between March 1 and April 29, 2018 across all 53 municipalities in the country in order to update the electoral registers before municipal elections are held on Oct 10, 2018.

The decision was taken here Tuesday by the Council of Ministers (Cabinet). Speaking after the weekly meeting, Government Spokesperson and Deputy Minister of Culture and Tourism Ana Comoana stated that the process was expected to cover about eight million potential electors.

Comoana added that the registration period had been extended from the previous 45 days to 60 because of the large number of people to be registered. In addition, more voter registration brigades would be created in response to the population growth.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK