ELECTIONS | ELECTIONS

26-Nov-2019 to 12:40

Botswana: Post-poll petitions to disrupt court business

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana authorities on Tuesday warned the justice delivery system is likely to move slowly over the coming month as the courts deal with a flurry of urgent election protests.

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24-Nov-2019 to 23:12

Guinea Bissau vote to end endemic unrest

APA-Bissau (Guinea Bissau) — Bissau Guineans headed to the polls on Sunday in a crucial election to choose a president for the next five years, but most importantly to end decades of political and social unrest in the restive West African country.

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22-Nov-2019 to 17:16

G/Bissau presidential poll should banish crises - UN

APA - Bissau (Guinea-Bissau) — The stage is all set for a successful and smooth presidential election in Guinea-Bissau, said the UN's representative, Rosine Sori-Coulibaly, who expressed hope that Sunday's vote will help banish the country's political and institutional crises.

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20-Nov-2019 to 15:36

Botswana opposition claims spy agency had hand in electoral fraud

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Opposition leader Dumelang Saleshando on Wednesday sensationally claimed that Botswana’s intelligence agency and other state apparatus were complicity in the alleged rigging of last month’s general elections.

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19-Nov-2019 to 14:04

Botswana opposition to challenge poll outcome

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s main opposition Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) on Tuesday announced its intention to challenge the ruling party’s victory in last month’s general elections.

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16-Nov-2019 to 09:34

Botswana observers join SADC mission to Namibia election

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The government of Botswana has nominated former Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) secretary Gabriel Seeletso and Ambassador Zibani Ntakhwana to be part of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Electoral Observation Mission to Namibia’s general elections scheduled for 27th November, 2019.

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15-Nov-2019 to 17:59

Niger: exiled opposition leader returns home

APA-Niamey (Niger) — Niger’s opposition leader, Hama Amadou, who was involved in an alleged baby trafficking and sentenced to one year in prison, has returned to Niamey after more than three years in exile in France.

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