Mozambique Declares November 19 Public Holiday For Municipal Elections
Source:Agencia de Informção de Moçambique (Maputo)
Posted: Monday, November 17, 2008
Most recent follow-up news item: January 14, 2015
To encourage a high turnout in next Wednesday's municipal elections, the government has declared Wednesday, November 19, 2008, as a one-off public holiday.
This was done in the hopes of an improvement on the turnout in the 2003 local elections, when only 22 per cent of Maputo's registered electorate voted.
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