ELECTIONS | ELECTIONS

22-Sep-2014 to 08:20

Botswana’s IEC denies smuggling of ballot papers from Israel

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) on Monday denied reports that the country’s Directorate and Security Services (DIS) smuggled ballot papers into the country from Israel.

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22-Sep-2014 to 07:43

Three eyeing Botswana presidency

APA-Gaborone-(Botswana) — Botswana’s Chief Justice Maruping Dibotelo on Monday said three presidential candidates had successfully submitted nomination papers to contest in next month’s general elections.

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20-Sep-2014 to 12:42

Training of polling station officials begins in Mozambique

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique\'s National Elections Commission (CNE) and its executive arm, the Technical Secretariat of Electoral Administration (STAE), have begun training 130,000 polling station staff for this year\'s general elections, APA learnt here Saturday.

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19-Sep-2014 to 16:54

Cameroon: Registered voters put at 160,000

APA-Yaounde (Cameroon) — Some 160,000 voters in Cameroon, including 5,000 from the Diaspora, have been registered during an exercise to revise the voting lists between early January and late August 2014, according to the electoral body.

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18-Sep-2014 to 11:57

Mozambique’s electoral body calls for end to violence

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique’s National Elections Commission (CNE), has urged all political parties and voters to halt the violent incidents that have characterized the election campaign in recent days, APA learns here on Thursday.

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17-Sep-2014 to 03:29

Liberia: Electoral commission wants Senatorial poll delayed

APA – Monrovia (Liberia) — The Liberia National Election Commission (NEC) has requested the national legislature to pass an act postponing the October 2014 special Senatorial election as a result of the outbreak of the Ebola outbreak in the country.

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16-Sep-2014 to 14:29

Violence grips Botswana ahead of elections

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana has been gripped by a state of fear ahead of general elections as there has been a reported number of break-ins, theft and assault of political activists and media personnel, the Botswana Gazette newspaper reported here on Tuesday.

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