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19-Nov-2019 to 14:04

Botswana opposition to challenge poll outcome

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s main opposition Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) on Tuesday announced its intention to challenge the ruling party’s victory in last month’s general elections.

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16-Nov-2019 to 09:34

Botswana observers join SADC mission to Namibia election

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The government of Botswana has nominated former Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) secretary Gabriel Seeletso and Ambassador Zibani Ntakhwana to be part of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Electoral Observation Mission to Namibia’s general elections scheduled for 27th November, 2019.

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15-Nov-2019 to 17:59

Niger: exiled opposition leader returns home

APA-Niamey (Niger) — Niger’s opposition leader, Hama Amadou, who was involved in an alleged baby trafficking and sentenced to one year in prison, has returned to Niamey after more than three years in exile in France.

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14-Nov-2019 to 14:24

ECOWAS top military mission in Bissau to brief protagonists

APA - Bissau (Guinea Bissau) — A senior military mission deployed by the Economic Community of West African States (Ecowas) and led by the Head of the regional organization’s standby force, Brigadier General Usman Abdulmumuni Yusuf, arrived on Thursday in Bissau for a two-day visit during which it will meet with President José Mario Vaz, an official source told APA.

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13-Nov-2019 to 19:43

G/Bissau conducive to hold presidential election - Official

APA-Bissau (Guinea-Bissau) — The technical and financial conditions are conducive to holding presidential elections in Guinea-Bissau on November 24, according to the Deputy Executive Secretary of the National Electoral Commission (CNE) who was speaking to journalists in Bissau on Wednesday.

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13-Nov-2019 to 11:58

Botswana poll body shrugs off rigging claims

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) was on Wednesday forced to respond to allegations that it was involved in the alleged rigging of last month’s general elections.

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08-Nov-2019 to 22:50

Algeria presidential poll: No candidate embodies renewal- Researcher

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Days to the start of campaigning ahead of the December 12 presidential election in Algeria, the five candidates are all former relatives or direct collaborators of retiring President Abdelaziz Bouteflika.

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