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    14-Oct-2018 to 16:06

    Cameroon poll results: Biya poised for a landslide

    APA-Yaounde (Cameroon) — Figures reportedly leaked from the electoral commission in Cameroon suggest that incumbent President Paul Biya is strongly poised for a landslide election victory.

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    11-Oct-2018 to 20:21

    OIF urges calm in post-electoral Cameroon

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The International Organization of Francophonie (OIF) on Thursday called for calm and the preservation of peace in Cameroon, following last weekend’s presidential election.

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    10-Oct-2018 to 14:34

    G/Bissau: PM urges political parties to trust electoral process

    APA-Bissau (Guinea-Bissau) by correspondent Nouah Mancaly — The Prime Minister of Guinea-Bissau, Aristides Gomes, has called on political parties to have confidence in the voter registration system and the process of organizing the November 18 legislative elections.

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    09-Oct-2018 to 13:18

    Mozambique readies for Wednesday's municipal polls

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The general director of Mozambique's Electoral Administration Technical Secretariat (STAE), Felisberto Naife, has said the country is ready for Wednesday’s municipal elections in the 53 Mozambican municipalities.

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    07-Oct-2018 to 13:41

    Cameroon: Biya seeking 7th term in Presidential election

    APA-Sangmelima/Douala (Cameroon) by correspondents Felix Cyriaque Ebole Bola and Mbog Achille — President Paul Biya, candidate for a seventh term, is seeking re-election in Cameroon, where voting got under way Sunday at 8 am local time (7 am GMT), including Sangmelima (south of the country) the birthplace of Biya.

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    04-Oct-2018 to 19:43

    Togo appoints elections security force commander

    APA- Lomé (Togo) — The Director General of the Togolese police, Têko Koudouovoh, has been appointed commander of the 2018 elections security force (FOSE), a statement broadcast on state television (TVT).

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    26-Sep-2018 to 14:50

    DRC: Kabila confirms DRC to hold elections December 23

    APA-Kinshasa (DRC) by correspondent Mathias Odiekila — President Joseph Kabila in his address to the UN General Assembly on Tuesday confirmed that presidential, legislative and provincial elections will take place on December 23, 2018. To this end, the activities planned in the timetable drawn up by the National Independent Electoral Commission (CENI) have been respected, and everything would be done to ensure “credible and peaceful” elections, he declared.

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