ELECTIONS | ELECTIONS

07-Aug-2020 to 22:03

Ivorian electoral roll's final scrutiny deferred to August 11

APA - Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire) — The closure of public scrutiny of the Ivorian provisional electoral list for 2020 originally scheduled for Friday has been deferred to Tuesday, August 11.

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28-Jul-2020 to 12:29

Uganda's Museveni nominated to run for sixth term

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni has been nominated by his ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party to run for a sixth term next year, APA learnt on Tuesday.

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29-Jun-2020 to 10:34

Somalia: Electoral commission wants landmark vote postponed

APA-Mogadishu (Somalia) — The electoral commission in Somalia has called on the government to postpone upcoming parliamentary and presidential elections, citing lack of security and a paucity of resources as factors militating against its work.

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28-Jun-2020 to 10:27

Malawi: third time lucky for Chakwera

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — It was third time lucky for Lazarus Chakwera, Malawi's evangelist-turned-president after he staged an upset in the country's just ended presidential election rerun despite several attempts to ensure he does not become the country's number one citizen.

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28-Jun-2020 to 00:47

Opposition leader declared Malawi president-elect

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawi’s presidential election re-run has been won by opposition leader Lazarus Chakwera, ousting outgoing President Peter Mutharika after a single five-year term, the Malawi Electoral Commission chairperson Chifundo Kachale announced on Saturday night.

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25-Jun-2020 to 18:01

Malawi leader's poll rival "poised for victory"

APA-Blantyre (Malawi) — Malawi's opposition leader Lazarus Chakwera was poised for victory on Thursday after garnering what appeared to have been an unassailable lead against incumbent President Peter Mutharika following this week's presidential election rerun.

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24-Jun-2020 to 14:42

Malawi poll body calls for calm as vote counting continues

APA-Blantyre (Malawi) — Vote counting is underway in Malawi following Tuesday’s watershed presidential election rerun as the country’s electoral body called for calm and warned against the release of unofficial results.

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