ELECTIONS | ELECTIONS

10-Oct-2014 to 08:50

Preps for Mozambique polls on course – Official

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique’s Electoral Administration Technical Secretariat (STAE) has expressed confidence that the country’s general elections set for next Wednesday would be successful.

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09-Oct-2014 to 15:36

SADC to launch Botswana poll observer mission on Friday

APA-Windhoek (Windhoek) — The Southern African Development Community (SADC) will on Friday deploy a 100-member-strong election observer team to monitor Botswana’s general elections scheduled for October 24, the inter-governmental body announced Thursday.

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09-Oct-2014 to 12:16

Botswana public service union denies endorsing opposition

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Botswana Federation of Public Service Union (BOFEPUSU) President Masego Mogwera on Thursday denied reports that it had resolved to support the opposition coalition Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) in the forthcoming elections.

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08-Oct-2014 to 14:57

Botswana appeals to youths as polling day draws closer

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana President Ian Khama on Wednesday made a plea to the youths saying that he will personally prioritize and tackle youth unemployment if re-elected into power.

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08-Oct-2014 to 14:31

Botswana leader pledges prioritisation of job creation if re-elected

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — President Ian Khama on Wednesday pledged to prioritize job creation if re-elected in a general poll set for October 24.

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07-Oct-2014 to 14:55

Ex-Bahamas PM to head Commonwealth observer mission to Mozambique

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Former Bahamas premier Hubert Ingraham will lead the Commonwealth observer mission that will monitor next week’s Mozambican parliamentary and provincial elections, APA learnt here Tuesday.

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07-Oct-2014 to 12:04

American actor endorses Botswana opposition to win elections

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — American actor Rick Yune, who was last week placed on the visa restriction list by Botswana authorities, has endorsed opposition coalition leader Duma Boko as the appropriate candidate for Botswana’s next president in general elections slated for October 24.

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