ELECTIONS | ELECTIONS

23-Oct-2014 to 08:23

Botswana: IEC warns unregistered vote cheats

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) said Thursday that it has been inundated with claims by several young people who say they have lost their voter registration cards and require duplicate certificates.

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22-Oct-2014 to 09:35

Botswana political parties embark on final campaigns ahead of polls

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Political campaigns are heating up across Botswana as parties fight for the last undecided voters, APA learnt here on Wednesday.

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22-Oct-2014 to 09:15

Ex-Malawian leader leads AU observer mission to Botswana

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Former Malawian president Joyce Banda is leading a delegation of African Union election observers that is monitoring Botswana scheduled for 24 October, APA learnt here Wednesday.

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22-Oct-2014 to 08:22

Botswana poll body accused of plot to disenfranchise civil servants

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Botswana Federation of Public Sector Union (BOFEPUSU) labour secretary Johnson Motshwarakgole on Wednesday accused the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) of a deliberate plot to disenfranchise civil servants by denying them the right to vote at the weekend in the wake of a shortage of ballot papers.

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21-Oct-2014 to 12:59

Nigeria\'s spending for 2015 polls won’t cause inflation - minister

APA - Lagos (Nigeria) — Nigeria’s Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has assured Nigerians that spending by the government and the private sector for the 2015 general elections will not lead to inflation.

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21-Oct-2014 to 08:22

Botswana churches mobilise voters as polls beckon

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Faith-based organisations represented by the Botswana Council of Churches (BCC), Evangelical Fellowship of Botswana and Organisation of African Instituted Churches have agreed to mobilise Christians to make meaningful contributions in the October 24 general elections, APA learnt here on Tuesday.

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20-Oct-2014 to 18:31

Liberia: 139 candidates for special Senatorial election

Monrovia (Liberia) — Liberia's National Elections Commission has qualified 139 candidates to contest the Special Senatorial Elections scheduled for December 16.

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