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    19-Jun-2019 to 14:33

    Botswana poll body warns of surge in voter registration irregularities

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) on Wednesday warned of an alleged surge in the number of illegal voter registrations.

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    13-Jun-2019 to 15:54

    Mauritanian presidential contender promises to recruit 6,000 teachers

    APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) By Mohamed Moctar — Mohamed Ould Cheikh Mohamed Ahmed Ghazouani, one of the candidate for the June 22 presidential election in Mauritania has promised to recruit 6,000 teachers and build 3,500 classrooms across the country if elected into office.

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    11-Jun-2019 to 08:09

    Mozambique’s Renamo to file nomination papers for presidential candidate

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique`s main opposition Renamo party will file nomination papers for its presidential candidate Ossufo Momade at the country´s Constitutional Council on Tuesday, the party said in a statement.

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    09-Jun-2019 to 16:04

    Pressure mounts on Malawi electoral boss

    APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Pressure is mounting on Ms. Jane Ansah, the head of the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) to step down after she was accused by the opposition of gross misconduct during last month's general elections.

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    09-Jun-2019 to 15:36

    Zambian elections chief 'fired over adultery'

    APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — The head of the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) has been reportedly fired for alleged involvement in an adulterous affair with a subordinate, according to a local media report.

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    07-Jun-2019 to 19:20

    Presidential election campaign kicks off in Mauritania

    APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) By Mohamed Moctar — Election campaign for Mauritania's June 22 presidential election kicked off on Friday, June 7 at midnight, in accordance with the country’s election laws.

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    07-Jun-2019 to 14:28

    Botswana opposition leaders face poll ban amid alleged registration scam

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s forthcoming general elections were thrown into turmoil on Friday after some activists accused the main opposition leader and another politician of violating the electoral code by providing false information during the registration process.

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