The first round of voting in the Presidential primaries in the Central African Republic were largely successful. Encompass has heard from a trusted source on the ground who says, "The first round of voting in the elections passed without problems.
In the end, 70% of those on the electoral register received their polling cards. Voting could not take place, however, in certain regions of the country, as the necessary papers and equipment had not gotten there. We will not know the results for a week or more."
According to AfricaNews.com, a run-off vote is to be held January 31. Read their recent article for more information.