ELECTIONS | ELECTIONS

15-Dec-2019 to 14:41

Botswana ruling party calls for dismissal of post-poll petitions

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) has called on the High Court to dismiss 16 petitions filed by the opposition Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) on a technicality for allegedly failing to prove that there were irregularities in some constituencies during the country’s general elections held in October, APA learnt here on Sunday.

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14-Dec-2019 to 21:15

Algeria: The shortest election with the longest night

APA-Algiers (Algeria) — It became something of a surprise! Abdelmadjid Tebboune, a former Prime minister of ousted president Abdelaziz Bouteflika with neither a party, nor popularity or official supports was declared Algeria’s 11th president and after the contested “douzdouz” (12/12) referring to the polls taking place on the 12th day of the 12th month of the year, Algerian journalist and writer Chawki Amari exclusively retraces for the African Press Agency “The lon...

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13-Dec-2019 to 12:30

Former PM Tebboune declared Algeria's president-elect

APA-Algiers (Algeria) By Ngagne Diouf — Algeria's former prime minister, Abdelmadjid Tebboune has won the country's presidential election after garnering 58.15% of the votes cast, the electoral commission chief announced on Friday.

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12-Dec-2019 to 19:55

Algeria: A presidential election for unwilling voters

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The government has not shied away from arguments convincing Algerians to participate massively in Thursday's presidential election.

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09-Dec-2019 to 20:29

42 percent of Ghanaians undecided ahead of 2020 polls - Survey

APA-Accra (Ghana) — The latest Afrobarometer report by the Center for Democratic Development (CDD) reveals that four out of 10 Ghanaians are not sure of voting for any political party in the 2020 elections.

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06-Dec-2019 to 11:04

Botswana post-poll petition hearings kick-off

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Gaborone High Court on Friday began hearing petitions in which the opposition Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) is challenging the outcome of Botswana’s October 23 general elections in a development that has captured the attention of a restive populace keen to bring closure to the disputed polls.

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06-Dec-2019 to 00:40

Ethiopia: Referendum okays new Sidama region

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The final results of the referendum held on November 20 for the statehood of the Sidama zone showed that 97.7 percent of the electors voted for an autonomous self-rule, according to the National Electoral Board of Ethiopia (NEBE).

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