Crime Elections in the Central African Republic: Charles Armel Doubane will not be a candidate

11:55  23 october  2020
11:55  23 october  2020 Source:   rfi.fr

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Elections in the Central African Republic gives information on election and election results in the Central African Republic . The Central African Republic elects on national level a head of state - the president - and a legislature. The president is elected for a five-year term by the people.

General elections will be held in the Central African Republic on 27 December 2020 to elect the President and National Assembly. If no presidential candidate receives more than 50% of the vote

Charles-Armel Doubane, ancien ministre de l'Education nationale et ambassadeur de la RCA auprès de l'ONU, candidat à la présidentielle. © Source: www.pmcar.org Charles-Armel Doubane, former Minister of National Education and ambassador of the CAR to the UN, presidential candidate .

In the Central African Republic, the submission of candidatures for the presidential and legislative elections will begin on November 1. Candidates will be able to collect the forms from Sunday. If some candidates have already declared themselves, others were expected, such as Charles Armel Doubane, former Minister of Foreign Affairs in particular. But the latter throws in the towel.

In the last presidential election Charles Armel Doubane had collected 3.63% of the votes. But this year, the former minister, who had positioned himself for a national consultation, will not stand for any mandate.

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According to him, the conditions are not met: growing insecurity which prevents the free movement and free expression of citizens, lack of sincerity of the electoral process itself with the recent modification of the electoral law ...

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Listen to her explanations, joined by phone by Charlotte Cosset, of the Africa service of RFI.

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