ELECTIONS | ELECTIONS

13-Apr-2021 to 19:25

Benin's Talon Patrice Talon elected for second term

APA-Cotonou (Benin) — Emmanuel Tiando, chairman of the National Autonomous Electoral Commission (CENA), on Tuesday announced victory for incumbent president Patrice Talon with 86.37 percent of the votes.

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12-Apr-2021 to 09:12

AU can vouch for "peaceful" Chadian elections

APA-NDjamena (Chad) — The African Union has praised what it called a peaceful presidential election in Chad despite fears of violence on polling day on Sunday.

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10-Apr-2021 to 19:25

Djibouti leader re-elected for fifth term

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — President Ismael Omar Guelleh has been re-elected for a fifth term after winning more than 98 percent of the vote after Friday’s elections.

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06-Apr-2021 to 19:30

Congo: Sassou Nguesso relection upheld by Constitutional Court

APA-Brazzaville (Congo) — Congo's Constitutional Court has rejected the opposition’s appeal challenging last month's presidential election outcome, validated the re-election of Denis Sassou Nguesso.

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24-Mar-2021 to 15:24

Congo opposition challenges Sassou Nguesso poll victory

APA-Brazzaville (Congo) — Opposition candidates in Congo have filed an appeal against the re-election of incumbent president Deni Sassou Nguesso for a fourth term.

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22-Mar-2021 to 10:58

Congo: Covid claims main opposition candidate on election day

APA - Brazzaville (Congo) — The man challenger to Congo's incumbent President Denis Sassou Nguesso in last Sunday's presidential election died of Covid-19 in Paris on polling day.

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19-Mar-2021 to 16:13

Congo elections: Incumbent faces six challengers

APA-Brazzaville (Congo) — Six opposition candidates in Congo Brazzaville are nursing an ambition to knock incumbent president Denis Sassou-Nguesso from his seemingly impregnable seat in Sunday's presidential poll.

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