Malian Officials Express Uncertainty About Election Being Held in July as Planned

May not be possible to organize


Bamako—Officials charged with organising elections in Mali have expressed doubts over the ability of the war-torn west African nation to stage a nationwide poll in July.

Mamadou Diamoutani, president of the National Independent Electoral Commission said late on Thursday that July 7, the date most often mooted for the first round of a presidential election, "would be a difficult to achieve".