Congo Lawmakers Approve Revised Electoral Law After Protests

January 25, 2015 7:11 PM

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Lawmakers in Congo have approved a new version of the country's electoral law after scrapping a provision that opposition leaders said was intended to prolong the president's time in power.

Both the Senate and the National Assembly passed the law on Sunday. It now heads to President Joseph Kabila's desk.

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