ELECTIONS | ELECTIONS

03-Apr-2020 to 23:26

Cameroon’s ruling RDPC wins elections in Anglophone zone

APA-Yaounde (Cameroon) — The ruling Cameroon Peoples Democratic Movement (RDPC) has won the 13 parliamentary seats up for grabs in 11 constituencies in the country's Anglophone North-West and South-Western regions.

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26-Mar-2020 to 18:54

Mali gears up for legislative polls despite coronavirus threat

APA-Bamako (Mali) — Mali is poised to go to poll Sunday for the legislative elections despite the confirmation of two cases of Covid-19.

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25-Mar-2020 to 17:24

Covid-19: Ghana’s Electoral Commission postpones new voters’ registration

APA-Accra (Ghana) — The Electoral Commission (EC) has postponed its compilation of a new voter register as a result of the novel coronavirus pandemic.

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24-Mar-2020 to 08:05

Malawi presidential poll rerun set for July 2

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — The Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) has set July 2 as the day when for the fresh presidential elections ordered by the Constitutional Court early this year.

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23-Mar-2020 to 14:19

Botswana’s electoral body rejects calls for 2019 poll audit

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has rejected calls by the opposition Botswana Patriotic Front (BPF) to conduct an audit of the outcome of the 2019 general elections.

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19-Mar-2020 to 14:34

S/Africa: By-elections postponed due to coronavirus

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) on Thursday said it had shelved all by-elections scheduled for this week in a bid to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.

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17-Mar-2020 to 18:15

Mutharika withholds consent to Malawi electoral bill

APA-Blantyre (Malawi) — Malawi President Peter Mutharika has withheld consent to the electoral amendment bill which set the date for the holding of fresh presidential elections.

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