20-Nov-2014 to 19:23

Liberia: Public rallies, demos outlawed

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The Ministry of Health and Social Welfare in Liberia has issued a regulation outlawing public rallies and demonstrations during the campaigning for the December 16 senatorial election amidst the Ebola outbreak.

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20-Nov-2014 to 13:30

Outcry over former Zambian First Lady’s election bid

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — The decision by late President Michael Sata’s widow to stand for election to replace him has attracted widespread condemnation from various sectors of society who believe it is too soon after the death of the former Zambian leader for his grieving wife to get into politics.

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20-Nov-2014 to 09:04

Botswana to host international elections conference

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana will next week host the 23rd Session of the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance in Gaborone, APA learnt here on Thursday.

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20-Nov-2014 to 09:00

SADC parliamentarians gearing up for Namibian elections

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Members of the SADC Parliamentary Forum Election Observation Mission are undergoing training in Windhoek in preparation for Namibia’s presidential and National Assembly elections scheduled for November 28.

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19-Nov-2014 to 16:54

Zambia: Presidential by-election slated for January 20

APA - Lusaka (Zambia) — The presidential by-election in Zambia to replace the late President Michael Sata who died in office in October has been set for 20 January.

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18-Nov-2014 to 17:23

Liberian parliament endorses December 16 for senatorial poll

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Liberia's bicameral legislature Tuesday resolved that the Midterm Senatorial Election be conducted on December 16.

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18-Nov-2014 to 13:55

Zambia: Late president’s son joins presidential race

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — Lusaka mayor Mulenga Sata, who is also the late President Michael Sata’s oldest son, has launched his bid to become the country’s next president.

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