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    14-Jan-2019 to 17:12

    Senegal and EU sign poll observation accord

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) By Ibrahima Dione — Senegal and the European Union have signed an agreement in Dakar that will allow for the bloc to send observers in next month’s presidential election.

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    14-Jan-2019 to 13:25

    Constitutional Council issues provisional list of candidates for presidential el...

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) by Oumar Dembélé — With the presidential election in Senegal set for February 24, and just six weeks away, the Constitutional Council in Dakar on Monday issued a provisional list of five candidates deemed qualified to participate in the scheduled poll.

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    14-Jan-2019 to 11:13

    Botswana: Lowest levels of registration undermine elections

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has revealed that it is far from reaching its target of 1 273 880 registration of eligible voters, as the Southern African nation heads to a poll in October this year.

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    14-Jan-2019 to 11:13

    Low voter registration as Botswana readies for 2019 poll

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has revealed that it is far from reaching its target of 1,273,880 registration of eligible voters as the Southern African nation heads to a dicey poll in October this year, APA learnt here Monday.

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    11-Jan-2019 to 09:10

    US, Canada say with the people of DRC - Diplomatic Statements

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The international community has started reacting to the evolving political situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo, DRC, following Thursday’s release of provisional presidential election results by the country’s electoral commission, CENI.

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    10-Jan-2019 to 18:52

    DRC: Poll dispute descends into deadly violence

    APA-Kinshasa (DRC) — Four people including two police officers in the Democratic Republic of Congo were killed as a post-electoral dispute descended into violence on Thursday.

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    10-Jan-2019 to 18:20

    DRC church poll results differ from official outcome

    APA-Kinshasa (RD Congo) — The Episcopal Conference of the Democratic Republic of Congo (CENCO) has said its “collected data” did not match provisional results published on Thursday by the Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI), which gave victory to opponent contender Felix Tshisekedi in last month’s presidential poll.

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