Follow-up on DRC Constitutional Changes

Today the Senate in the Democratic Republic of the Congo passed a revised edition of the bill that would change the electoral procedure to just one round for presidents and extend sweeping new powers to the chief executive.

Here’s some of the chatter:

(H/T Texas in Africa) http://congosiasa.blogspot.com/2011/01/senate-passes-constitutional-revision.html

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-01-13/congolese-senate-approves-eight-amendments-to-constitution.html

It’s most important to note the relative lack of chatter about this all too critical bill.

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