ELECTIONS | ELECTIONS

04-Sep-2019 to 18:31

Some 50m voters poised for Ethiopia election

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The National Electoral Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) on Wednesday disclosed that about 50 million voters are expected to take part in the country's general election in May next year.

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02-Sep-2019 to 11:04

Botswana: An expectant nation gears up for polls

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — It is expected that malls, cinema halls, pubs and bars and other public institutions across Botswana will remain closed on 23 October to ensure maximum participation of the nation in the general election.

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26-Aug-2019 to 10:45

Botswana Elections 2019: Rivals trade insults

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Known for holding peaceful elections since 1966, Botswana has been rocked by insults and counter insults across the political divide as campaigning intensifies ahead of polls set for October.

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25-Aug-2019 to 07:05

Ethiopia approves revised electoral law

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia's House of People’s Representatives (parliament) in its urgent session on Saturday approved the revised Electoral and Political Parties draft bill.

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24-Aug-2019 to 13:42

Ghana: Opposition NDC vote in parliamentary primaries

APA-Accra (Ghana) — Ghana’s main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) are heading to the polls on Saturday to elect parliamentary candidates ahead of general elections slated for November 7, 2020.

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19-Aug-2019 to 12:47

Botswana: SMEs holding key to Masisi’s political survival?

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s President Mokgweetsi Masisi is under pressure to unlock growth, investment and create jobs ahead of general elections slated for October this year.

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15-Aug-2019 to 21:37

Japan contributes $3m to Ethiopia elections budget

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Japanese government has reached an agreement with UNDP to provide $3 million to the multi-partner program called Supporting Elections for Ethiopia’s Democracy Strengthening (SEEDS).

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