ELECTIONS | ELECTIONS

22-Jun-2020 to 13:44

Malawi braces for watershed presidential poll rerun

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawi is bracing for Tuesday’s historic presidential election rerun amid calls for calm and tolerance following months of political tension and uncertainty.

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16-Jun-2020 to 10:27

Election campaign rallies banned in Uganda

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — Election campaign rallies have been banned by the Uganda Electoral Commission in a bid to stave off the coronavirus pandemic, APA learnt on Tuesday.

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11-Jun-2020 to 14:51

S/Africa’s electoral law unconstitutional – Court

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Some 25 years after South Africa became a democratic state, the Constitutional Court on Thursday ruled that a part of the electoral laws the country has been using to run the polls is “unconstitutional.”

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09-Jun-2020 to 17:30

Malawi presidential rerun to be held on June 23 - Parliament

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawi’s parliament on Tuesday set June 23 as the date for the eagerly awaited presidential election rerun, ending weeks of uncertainty about a vote seen as holding the key to the future stability of the southern African country.

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08-Jun-2020 to 10:33

Mutharika appoints new members of Malawi electoral body

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — President Peter Mutharika has appointed High Court judge Chifundo Kachale to head a seven-member Malawi Electoral Commission as the country heads for a much anticipated presidential election rerun.

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03-Jun-2020 to 16:01

Ensure free, fair vote, HRW tells Malawi

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawian authorities should guarantee conditions conducive for a free and fair vote during the forthcoming presidential election rerun, a rights watchdog said on Wednesday.

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28-May-2020 to 15:38

Ivorian opposition rejects election timetable

APA-Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — The Ivorian opposition has rejected the electoral timetable for the October 2020 presidential election set by the Independent Electoral Commission (CEI), citing a lack of consensus.

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