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Provisional election date

Lesotho’s Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) on Wednesday set 26 May, 2001 as the provisional date for the country’s general elections, the SAPA news agency reported.

IEC commissioner Mafole Sematlane said voter registration would begin in October and would last three months. Preprations for the recruitment and training of registration staff and the procurement and distribution of registration material was expected to start shortly and would be completed by the end of August.


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