ELECTIONS | ELECTIONS

27-Oct-2014 to 12:15

Botswana ruling party’s popularity declines

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP)’s popular vote dropped in the just-ended general elections held on 24 October.

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27-Oct-2014 to 11:06

More than 60% of voter turnout in Tunisian legislative election - Official

APA-Tunis (Tunisia) — The turnout in Tunisia’s legislative elections that took place on Sunday reached 61.8% when polling stations closed, Shafik Sarsar, chairman of the Independent High Authority for Elections (ISIE) announced here Monday.

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27-Oct-2014 to 09:21

AU calls on Botswana to introduce political party funding

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The African Union on Monday called on the Botswana government to introduce political party funding to improve fairness in the electoral process.

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26-Oct-2014 to 19:21

Sudan voter registration begins Tuesday

APA-Khartoum (Sudan) — Sudan’s National Election Commission (NEC) on Sunday announced that the voter registration exercise ahead of general elections will begin next Tuesday.

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26-Oct-2014 to 12:18

Botswana’s President Khama wins second term

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — President Ian Khama has won a second five-year term in office after his Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) swept the majority of seats in parliament following Friday’s general elections.

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26-Oct-2014 to 03:25

Botswana ruling party leads in polls - IEC

APA – Gaborone (Botswana) — The ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) has established an early lead in the country’s general elections according to the electoral commission on Saturday.

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25-Oct-2014 to 14:31

Botswana poll results due Saturday despite counting delays - IEC

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Counting of votes from Botswana’s parliamentary elections has been delayed although results of the poll are still expected to be released by end of Saturday, the country’s Independent Electoral Commission has said.

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