05-Jan-2015 to 08:53

Mozambique poll partly free, not transparent – Observers

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique Electoral Observatory, a coalition of religious bodies and non-governmental organisations, said Monday last year’s general elections were “partly free and fair, and not very transparent”.

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03-Jan-2015 to 14:46

Zambian elections body meets stakeholders

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — The Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) held a closed-door meeting with stakeholders on Saturday to allay opposition fears that it plans to rig a presidential by-election set for January 20.

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03-Jan-2015 to 14:25

Mozambique opposition threatens protests against poll verdict

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique\'s opposition Renamo says it will organize nationwide demonstrations starting Saturday to protest the Constitutional Council’s decision to validate elections held in October that gave victory to the ruling Frelimo and its presidential candidate Filipe Nyusi.

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01-Jan-2015 to 16:28

C/Ivoire: Ouattara urges transparent, peaceful polls in 2015

APA-Abidjan (Côte d'Ivoire) — The Ivorian leader Alassane Ouattara has urged all those active in his country’s politics to contribute to the holding of a “transparent and peaceful elections in 2015”.

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31-Dec-2014 to 10:09

Zimbabwe government denies fresh poll claims

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Zimbabwe’s Information Minister Jonathan Moyo has rubbished opposition claims that President Robert Mugabe could soon be forced to call for fresh polls in the wake of calls by the two main political parties to recall dissident lawmakers.

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31-Dec-2014 to 09:35

Mozambique court calls for reforms in electoral system

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique Constitutional Councilc chairperson Hermenegildo Gamito has called for a fundamental review of the country’s electoral system, pointing at legal complexities and irregularities from the polls.

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30-Dec-2014 to 13:39

Zimbabwe headed for fresh polls?

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Zimbabwe could be headed for fresh general elections next year amid fears that President Robert Mugabe could soon dissolve parliament in the wake of calls by the two main political parties to recall dissident lawmakers, APA learnt here Tuesday.

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