The Transitional Council of Central African Republic Adopts Constitution
Central African Republic Transitional Council has adopted a constitution which is said to help form a new government for the country that will try to fight years of turbulence and social upheaval. The constitution now has to pass a referendum on October 5, which will be followed by legislative and presidential elections on October 18, including a second round set for October 22.
The transitional council, which is in charge of passing the constitution, with an overwhelming majority, was organized under interim President Catherine Samba-Panza in efforts to develop newly organized elections in the country. The council includes a Senate, a National Election Authority, and a body focused on good governance standards.