14-Oct-2014 to 09:55

Botswana should strive for peaceful, credible elections – SADC

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Southern African Development Community (SADC) executive secretary Stergomena Lawrence-Tax on Tuesday said the people of Botswana should shoulder the responsibility of ensuring that the country’s general elections scheduled for next week are peaceful, free, fair and credible.

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13-Oct-2014 to 18:01

Djinnit urges peaceful polls across W/Africa

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The United Nations Special Representative in West Africa, Saïd Djinnit has urged countries in West Africa to hold peaceful presidential elections in 2015 and resolve electoral disputes amiably.

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13-Oct-2014 to 14:30

Botswana public service union divided on political affiliation

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Botswana Federation of Public Sector Unions (BOFEPUSU) on Monday dismissed statements by its leader Masego Mogwera that the union was not aligned with any political formation.

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12-Oct-2014 to 19:29

Mozambique campaign violence, 15 injured

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — At least 15 people were injured on Sunday as supporters of the main opposition Renamo movement clashed with ruling Frelimo crowds in the northern province of Nampula.

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12-Oct-2014 to 18:35

Moz poll body transparent - Observers

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Electoral Institute for Sustainable Democracy in Africa and the Carter Centre have welcomed the decision by Mozambique’s National Elections Commission, CNE, to allow accredited observers and journalists to attend all phases of the count and vote tabulation, APA can report Sunday.

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12-Oct-2014 to 18:03

Mozambique: Campaign ends ahead of Wednesday poll

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Forty-three days of campaigning for Mozambique's third multi-party general elections ended on Sunday ahead of voting on Wednesday to choose the country's next president who will replace out-going President Armando Guebuza.

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10-Oct-2014 to 15:23

SADC launches Botswana election observer mission

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) officially launched its election observer mission to the Botswana elections on Friday in the capital ahead of the polls billed for October 24.

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