03-Jun-2020 to 16:01

Ensure free, fair vote, HRW tells Malawi

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawian authorities should guarantee conditions conducive for a free and fair vote during the forthcoming presidential election rerun, a rights watchdog said on Wednesday.

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28-May-2020 to 15:38

Ivorian opposition rejects election timetable

APA-Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — The Ivorian opposition has rejected the electoral timetable for the October 2020 presidential election set by the Independent Electoral Commission (CEI), citing a lack of consensus.

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27-May-2020 to 14:52

Malawi: A poll facing formidable legal, health challenges

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — The journey to Malawi’s State House is proving to be an arduous one for presidential aspirants and their supporters.

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25-May-2020 to 12:54

Mutharika to appoint new Malawi poll commissioners - Official

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawi’s President Peter Mutharika is expected to appoint new commissioners of the country’s electoral body by the end of next week, his spokesperson said on Monday.

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22-May-2020 to 12:20

Malawi poll chief resigns ahead of crucial presidential rerun

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Embattled Malawi Electoral Commission chairperson Jane Ansah resigned on Thursday night in a development unlikely to affect a presidential poll rerun set for next month.

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20-May-2020 to 16:16

Burundi vote underway, Nkurunzizi not seeking reelection

APA-Bujumbura (Burundi) — Voting is well underway in Burundi's general elections n Wednesday without the participation of incumbent president Pierre Nkurunziza.

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08-May-2020 to 14:22

Malawi court throws out Mutharika’s appeal against poll ruling

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawi’s Supreme Court on Friday threw out an appeal by President Peter Mutharika and the country’s electoral body against an earlier ruling nullifying the outcome of last year’s presidential elections that handed Mutharika victory.

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