ELECTIONS | ELECTIONS

06-Oct-2014 to 08:46

Botswana sets October 18 as advance voting day

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s Independent Electoral commission (IEC) said Monday it has set October 18 as the day for advance voting.

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05-Oct-2014 to 14:52

Namibian president appeals for peace during forthcoming elections

APA-Windhoek (Namibia)- — Namibian President Hifikepunye Pohamba on Saturday called on supporters of various political parties to desist from violence and ensure peace as the country is preparing for general elections next month.

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05-Oct-2014 to 13:26

SADC committed to preserving democracy – Executive Secy

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — – The presence of a SADC Electoral Observation Mission (SEOM) in Mozambique for the general elections scheduled for October 15, exemplifies the region’s commitment to the enhancement of democracy and good governance, peace and stability, SADC executive secretary Stergomena Lawrence Tax said during the launch of the mission on Friday.

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04-Oct-2014 to 12:44

Mozambican CSOs warn against poll violence

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambican civil society organisations have warned of the possibility of a flare-up of violence during the announcement of the results of the country’s eagerly awaited October 15 general elections following recent skirmishes in the run-up to the polls, APA learns here on Saturday.

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04-Oct-2014 to 12:04

SADC deploys Mozambique election observer mission

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has deployed about 120 observers to monitor Mozambique\'s elections set for October 15, South African International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane said on Friday.

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03-Oct-2014 to 11:23

Lesotho to hold general elections in 2015 - Ramaphosa

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Lesotho will hold general elections in February 2015 and parliament will be reopened in a fortnight as part of a solution to the kingdom’s current political problems, press reports have said.

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03-Oct-2014 to 08:36

S/Africa’s ANC to grace Botswana opposition campaign launch – Official

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — A delegation from South Africa’s African National Congress (ANC) is expected to arrive in Gaborone on Saturday to attend the launch of a parliamentary campaign by Duma Boko, the leader of Botswana\'s fastest growing opposition party.

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