ELECTIONS | ELECTIONS

27-Nov-2014 to 14:05

Zambian opposition adopts former president to run in by-election

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — Former Zambian president Rupiah Banda has been formally adopted to stand as candidate for the opposition Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) in presidential elections slated for January 21 next year to replace the late President Michael Sata.

Read more

26-Nov-2014 to 13:31

Liberia: Court petitioned to halt senatorial poll

APA - Monrovia (Liberia) — Civil activists in Liberia have petitioned the country’s Supreme Court in a bid to stop the National Elections Commission (NEC) and the government from going ahead with a mid-term senatorial election scheduled for December 16.

Read more

26-Nov-2014 to 12:15

Tunisia: Court gives three days to hear poll complaints

APA-Tunis (Tunisia) — The administrative court in Tunisia has indicated that the results of Sunday’s presidential poll can be challenged at the appeal chambers of the court within the next three days.

Read more

25-Nov-2014 to 16:00

Court challenge puts Namibian general elections in jeopardy

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — The Namibian High Court will Wednesday rule on an urgent application brought by the main opposition Rally for Democracy and Progress (RDP) and other stakeholders to postpone the 2014 presidential and National Assembly elections scheduled for Friday.

Read more

25-Nov-2014 to 14:52

Gambia: January 22 as date for bye-election

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The Chairman of the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has announced January 22 as the date for a bye-election in Katchang Ward, located in the North Bank Region of the country.

Read more

25-Nov-2014 to 11:39

Process underway to appoint S/African poll chief - Judiciary

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s Office of the Chief Justice has received eight names which have been submitted to the Speaker of the National Assembly for filling the post of the head of the country’s Independent Electoral Commission (IEC), APA learnt here Tuesday.

Read more

24-Nov-2014 to 19:29

Preliminary results of Tunisia's elections expected Tuesday - ISIE

APA-Tunis (Tunisia) — - The preliminary results of Sunday’s presidential election in Tunisia will be announced Tuesday morning, the Independent Electoral Authority (ISIE) chairman, Chafik Sarsar confirmed.

Read more