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Vol 51 No 7

Published 2nd April 2010


The most complex elections

The combination of one of the most elaborate and time-consuming electoral systems and mass illiteracy across most of the country virtually guarantees chaos in Sudan's elections on 11-13 April. Compounding such logistical problems is the political one of the ruling National Congress Party's (NCP, aka National Islamic Front, NIF) determination to rig the polls, according to Sudanese of many political shades and several March 2010 reports* by independent organisations.

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