Comoros to hold partial re-run of presidential poll on May 11

Comoros President Ikililou Dhoinine delivers a speech during the COP21 United Nations conference on climate change in Le Bourget on the outskirts of the French capital Paris on November 30, 2015A partial re-run of the presidential election in Comoros will be held in 13 constituencies on May 11, following an order from the constitutional court due to “irregularities” in the second round of the vote last month. The date for the repeat vote on the Comoran island of Anjouan was announced in a presidential decree signed on Monday, and it could lead to reversing the close election result. The electoral campaign “will open on May 3 and close on May 9,” said the decree from outgoing President Ikililou Dhoinine.

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