ELECTIONS | ELECTIONS

16-Oct-2014 to 14:30

Tribal slur rocks Botswana ahead of elections

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — A Paramount Chief of the Bangwaketse tribe, Chief Malope has called a meeting at which he intends to implore his tribesmen to formally apologise to Paramount Chief Tawana Moremi and his Batawana tribe, APA learnt here on Thursday.

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16-Oct-2014 to 14:23

Ex-Bulgarian leader endorses Botswana opposition as polls beckon

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Former Bulgarian president Petar Stoyanov on Thursday endorsed opposition coalition leader Duma Boko as the likely winner of Botswana’s general elections slated for October 24.

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16-Oct-2014 to 07:43

Vote counting in progress after Mozambican poll

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Vote counting commenced in Mozambique on Wednesday night following the end of voting in the country’s fifth presidential and parliamentary elections since the end of a civil war in 1992.

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15-Oct-2014 to 14:23

Large crowds turn out for Mozambican polls

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Long queues characterised most polling stations as Mozambicans went to the polls on Wednesday to cast their ballots in the country’s fifth presidential and parliamentary elections since the end of civil war in 1992, state media reported.

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15-Oct-2014 to 12:40

Mozambicans voting for president, deputies

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — About 11 million Mozambicans are voting Wednesday for their candidates for president, the National Assembly and provincial assemblies.

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15-Oct-2014 to 11:09

Kenyan opposition leader leads observer team to Mozambique polls

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Kenya’s opposition leader and former Prime Minister Raila Odinga is leading an elections observer team in Mozambique from the Electoral Institute for Sustainable Democracy in Africa.

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14-Oct-2014 to 20:22

Poll observers urge successful elections in Mozambique

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — On the eve of polling day in Mozambique, the observation missions of the several organizations including the Southern African Development Community (SADC) have issued a joint statement urging a successful poll in the country.

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