ELECTIONS | ELECTIONS

09-Jun-2019 to 16:04

Pressure mounts on Malawi electoral boss

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Pressure is mounting on Ms. Jane Ansah, the head of the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) to step down after she was accused by the opposition of gross misconduct during last month's general elections.

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09-Jun-2019 to 15:36

Zambian elections chief 'fired over adultery'

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — The head of the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) has been reportedly fired for alleged involvement in an adulterous affair with a subordinate, according to a local media report.

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07-Jun-2019 to 19:20

Presidential election campaign kicks off in Mauritania

APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) By Mohamed Moctar — Election campaign for Mauritania's June 22 presidential election kicked off on Friday, June 7 at midnight, in accordance with the country’s election laws.

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07-Jun-2019 to 14:28

Botswana opposition leaders face poll ban amid alleged registration scam

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s forthcoming general elections were thrown into turmoil on Friday after some activists accused the main opposition leader and another politician of violating the electoral code by providing false information during the registration process.

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06-Jun-2019 to 17:36

Malawi police disperse protesters in post-poll skirmishes

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawian police on Thursday fired tear gas on opposition activists who were protesting the outcome of last month's elections and were calling for the resignation of President Peter Mutharika.

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06-Jun-2019 to 13:43

Mozambican leader bids for re-election

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi has filed nomination papers for re-election as the country's head of state during general elections set for 15 October this year, APA learnt here on Thursday.

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31-May-2019 to 17:58

Malawi leader's election rival rejects ‘fraudulent’ outcome

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — The losing candidate of the opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) Lazarus Chakwera has rejected what he called the fraudulent presidential election results, and vowed to take his case to the courts to nullify the outcome.

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