[This report does not necessarily reflect
the views of the United Nations]
KINSHASA, 30 Sep 2005 (IRIN) - A
constitutional referendum for the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will
not be held on 27 October as planned because only about half of the voters
have registered so far, the head of the country's electoral commission
said on Thursday.
"We will do everything to organise it
before the end of the year," Apollinaire Malumalu, the chairman of the
Electoral Commission, said.
"We are going to publish a definitive
date soon," he added
As of Thursday, Malumalu said, at least