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23-Oct-2014 to 16:53

“Blood money” funding Botswana poll campaign

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The University of Botswana\'s Director at the Centre for Strategic Studies, Professor Mpho Molomo has said that both the ruling party and the opposition are awash with “blood money” from anonymous sources to fund their campaigns.

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23-Oct-2014 to 10:57

AU observers impressed by Botswana poll atmosphere

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — African Union observers said Thursday that they are impressed by the political atmosphere in Botswana ahead of Friday’s hotly contested elections.

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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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