ELECTIONS | ELECTIONS

14-Dec-2014 to 03:13

Liberian court lifts staying order on senatorial election

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The Supreme Court of Liberia has lifted a staying order it placed on the 2014 midterm senatorial election, judicial sources indicate on Saturday.

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13-Dec-2014 to 14:16

Local poll monitors urge adequate preps for Zambian by-elections

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — Zambian election monitoring body Foundation for Democratic Process (FODEP) on Saturday called on the country’s to adequately prepare for next month’s presidential by-elections.

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12-Dec-2014 to 07:25

Nigeria: Two frontrunners emerge for 2015 presidential poll

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Two presidential candidates have finally emerged for Nigeria’s 2015 presidential election.

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11-Dec-2014 to 12:02

Lesotho adversaries to sign electoral pledge

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, who is also the Southern African Development Community (SADC) facilitator, is spending his second day in Maseru ahead of a scheduled signing of an electoral pledge by Lesotho’s political parties scheduled for Thursday.

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10-Dec-2014 to 14:58

Tunisia’s next president to be known on 22 December

APA-Tunis (Tunisia) — Tunisia’s next president will be known on 22 December, 24 hours after the second round of presidential election slated for 21 December, the High Independent Electoral Authority (ISIE) announced.

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10-Dec-2014 to 13:13

Zambia: Court clears Rupiah Banda to run for president

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — The Lusaka High Court on Wednesday threw out a petition by the leader of the opposition Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) Nervers Mumba to stop his party from adopting former president Rupiah Banda as its candidate in the forthcoming Zambian presidential bye-elections.

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10-Dec-2014 to 12:59

Eleven vie for Zambian presidency

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — Eleven political parties have indicated they will field candidates to run for the next month’s Zambian presidential elections to replace the late President Michael Sata who died in the middle of his first term in October, the country’s electoral body announced Wednesday.

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