ELECTIONS | ELECTIONS

02-Oct-2014 to 13:04

American actor denied entry into Botswana without visa

APA-Gaborone-(Botswana) — Botswana immigration authorities announced Thursday that they have placed American film actor Rick Yune on the list of people who should apply for visas before entering the country.

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02-Oct-2014 to 12:34

Nigeria’s electoral body announces timetable for 2015 polls

APA - Lagos (Nigeria) — Nigeria’s electoral body, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced that the presidential and general elections in Nigeria will hold in February 2015.

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01-Oct-2014 to 10:43

Namibia sets date for polls in November

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — The Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) has earmarked November 28 as the date for the country's fifth post-independence presidential and national assembly elections, the commission announced here Wednesday.

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30-Sep-2014 to 14:04

UN delegation in Cote d’Ivoire ahead of 2015 presidential poll

APA-Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) – — The Special Envoy of the United Nations’ Secretary General to Cote d’Ivoire, Aichatou Mindaoudou and a UN delegation headed by the Deputy Director of the electoral assistance division in New York, Tadjoudine Ali-Diabacte on Monday discussed with the Ivoirian Prime minister, Danial Kablan Duncan about the forthcoming presidential poll slated for 2015.

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25-Sep-2014 to 11:01

Violence builds up ahead of Mozambican elections

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Opposition Mozambique Democratic Movement (MDM) presidential candidate Daviz Simango was attacked on Wednesday while on the campaign trail in Chibuto, Xai-Xai, Chokwe and Macia in the southern Gaza province, APA learnt here Thursday.

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24-Sep-2014 to 13:59

Namibian poll body happy with supplementary voter registration outcome

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — The Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) has reached its target of registering more than 100,000 new eligible voters under a supplementary registration exercise that ended at the weekend, ECN director Paul Isaak revealed Wednesday.

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22-Sep-2014 to 08:20

Botswana’s IEC denies smuggling of ballot papers from Israel

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) on Monday denied reports that the country’s Directorate and Security Services (DIS) smuggled ballot papers into the country from Israel.

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