ELECTIONS | ELECTIONS

31-Jan-2023 to 13:53

Liberia: President Weah drops re-election bid hint

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Liberian President Weah has dropped a hint over his impending bid for re-election when the country goes to the polls in October 2023.

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27-Jan-2023 to 16:33

AU urges peaceful, inclusive elections in Africa

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The African Union (AU) has called on African countries scheduled to hold elections during the first half of 2023 to ensure peaceful and inclusive elections toward silencing the guns in Africa.

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21-Jan-2023 to 13:18

EU deploys poll observer mission to Nigeria

APA-Lagos (Nigeria) — The European Union has deployed an election observation mission to Nigeria which is poised for landmark polls in February.

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20-Jan-2023 to 07:44

Lesotho activists want electoral body probed over poll result blunder

APA-Maseru (Lesotho) — A group of Lesotho activists has petitioned King Letsie III to appoint a tribunal to investigate the fitness of Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) officials to hold office after the body admitted that it erroneously calculated some of the results for last year’s parliamentary polls.

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13-Jan-2023 to 00:12

What's driving Nigeria's 2023 election agenda?

APA-Lagos (Nigeria) — Africa's most populous nation, Nigeria heads to the poll in February to elect a successor to outgoing President Muhammadu Buhari but as Goddy Ikeh writes, rising discontent has been fueled by failed promises from successive governments.

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12-Jan-2023 to 19:37

Benin opposition rejects legislative poll outcome

APA-Cotonou (Benin) — The Democrats (LD) opposition party in Benin has dismissed as fraudulent the results of the legislative elections which it is poised to challenge in the Constitutional Court.

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11-Jan-2023 to 16:12

Benin polls: Oppo wins capital but gov't commands majority nationwide

APA-Cotonou (Benin) — Benin's Autonomous National Electoral Commission (CENA) on Wednesday announced provisional results of Sunday’s legislative elections with the opposition winning the capital.

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