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19 Nov 2018 | 11:28 AM UTC

Chad: Legislative elections postponed to 2019 /update 1

Chad News Alert

Legislative elections postponed to 2019 due to organizational and financial issues

TIMEFRAME expected from 11/19/2018, 12:00 AM until 2/13/2019, 11:59 PM (Africa/Ndjamena). COUNTRY/REGION Chad

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Event

Legislative elections scheduled to take place in November 2018 have been postponed to 2019. The government cited the need to implement electoral reforms and gather funds prior to the vote, the date of which has not yet been determined. The elections were initially scheduled for 2015 but have experienced multiple delays. Related protests cannot be ruled out in the coming days.

Context

Chad is facing economic difficulties as a result of a drop in global oil prices.

Advice

Individuals in Chad are advised to monitor the situation and avoid all protests as a precaution due to the risk of violence.

 

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