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22-Jan-2020 to 17:38

Cameroon legislative polls: Voting centres planned for restive Anglophone region...

APA-Yaoundé (Cameroon) — Voting centres will be a feature of the February 9th legislative and municipal elections in the Anglophone regions of Cameroon, despite being in the throes of a secessionist violence, state television announced Wednesday.

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16-Jan-2020 to 17:24

Ethiopian elections set for August 16

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The National Election Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) has tentatively set the upcoming national elections for August 16, 2020.

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16-Jan-2020 to 05:52

Botswana court grants opposition access to poll material

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana's High court has granted the opposition Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) permission to inspect materials used in last year’s disputed elections.

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15-Jan-2020 to 15:42

Malawians demand names of those at centre of poll court bribery scandal

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawians will take the streets on Thursday to demand the release of names of individuals alleged to have attempted to influence the outcome of the long-running legal challenge of last year’s elections by bribing some of the Constitutional Court judges.

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15-Jan-2020 to 15:10

Lawyers demand independent probe into Malawi poll bribery scandal

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — The Commonwealth Lawyers Association has called upon for an independent inquiry into allegations that some individuals attempted to bribe Constitutional Court judges presiding over an opposition challenge of the outcome of last year’s Malawi presidential elections.

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14-Jan-2020 to 07:27

Botswana: IEC to block opposition request to inspect election material

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has filed notice of intention to contest a High Court order allowing the opposition Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) to inspect election material as part of the ongoing challenge of last year’s polls.

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13-Jan-2020 to 11:59

Bribery scandal rocks Malawi presidential poll challenge

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — A bribery scandal has rocked Malawi’s eagerly-awaited presidential election challenge amid allegations that unnamed individuals tried to influence the outcome of the court case, APA learnt here on Monday.

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