ELECTIONS | ELECTIONS

22-Nov-2021 to 09:34

Obasanjo heads C'wealth election observers to Gambia

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The Commonwealth has named Nigeria's former president Olusegun Obasanjo as head of its election observer mission to The Gambia ahead of the December 4th presidential poll, APA learnt on Monday.

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10-Nov-2021 to 19:12

Gambia election: Presidential contenders urged to sign rights charter

APA - Banjul (Gambia) — Amnesty International has called on all six contenders to The Gambia's December 4, 2021 presidential election to commit themselves to a human rights charter submitted to them.

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09-Nov-2021 to 06:36

AU presents observer mission final report on Zambian elections

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — Former Sierra Leonean president Ernest Koroma has presented to President Hakainde Hichilema the final report of the African Union election observer mission into Zambia’s general elections held in August.

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08-Nov-2021 to 10:16

S/Africa: Coalitions way to go for ANC after hung councils – Ramaphosa

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Monday the ruling African National Congress (ANC) has decided it would need to form coalition governments with the opposition in cities where it failed to garner majority seats.

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05-Nov-2021 to 11:44

S/Africa: Local gov’t a ‘force for good’ – Ramaphosa

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — President Cyril Ramaphosa says local government must be used as “a force for good for development” where South Africans “have better service delivery in their communities.”

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05-Nov-2021 to 06:18

ANC wins majority in over half of S/African municipalities

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The governing African National Congress achieved a majority in more than half of South Africa’s 213 contested municipalities during the just-ended local government elections that have been described as “free and fair”.

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04-Nov-2021 to 09:42

S/Africa: Ramaphosa to attend election results ceremony

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — President Cyril Ramaphosa will Thursday evening attend the announcement of the final results of the 2021 local government elections, the culmination of a tough six-week campaign where service delivery and corruption complaints were at the heart of the voters nationwide.

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