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18-Dec-2014 to 14:19

Court ruling delay gives Lungu upper hand in PF power struggle

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — The Lusaka High Court has postponed to next week judgment on a matter in which two factions of the ruling Patriotic Front (PF) are locked in a power struggle over who should represent it in next month’s presidential by-election.

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15-Dec-2014 to 08:15

Liberia: December 20 as new date for senatorial poll

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Liberia's election outfit, National Elections Commission has set Saturday, December 20, as the new date for the conduct of the midterm senatorial election.

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14-Dec-2014 to 13:07

Nigerians demand poll campaigns with a difference

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Nigerians are demanding that political campaigns ahead of the 2015 presidential elections should be free of character assassination and mudslinging from the candidates.

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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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