ELECTIONS | ELECTIONS

27-May-2019 to 17:43

Malawi incumbent Mutharika re-elected - MEC

APA-Blantyre (Malawi) — President Peter Mutharika has been re-elected for a second term following last week’s peaceful general elections, Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) chair Jane Ansah announced in Blantyre on Monday.

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27-May-2019 to 15:41

Ethiopia pollster makes $132m request for next elections

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The National Electoral Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) has requested the country's parliament to approve its proposed $132 million budget to fund the May 2020 elections.

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27-May-2019 to 00:27

Malawi elections chief moves to dispel tension

APA-Blantyre (Malawi) — Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) Chair Jane Ansah, amid tension over delayed presidential results in the country, on Sunday appealed to political leaders and their supporters to keep the peace as voters await the final results of last week's presidential elections.

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26-May-2019 to 20:51

Malawi presidential poll results still put on hold

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — With Malawi’s presidential elections battle taken to court, the country’s pollster cannot release the results until the hearings over an opposition injunction is finished in "reasonable time,” electoral commission chair Jane Ansah said over the weekend.

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24-May-2019 to 21:44

Malawi election suspense drags on

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawians, three days after voting in elections to elect a president, MPs and local government councillors, are still waiting for final results of the exercise following 147 complaints which have slowed the announcing of the outcome, the country’s electoral body said on Friday.

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23-May-2019 to 23:04

Mbeki heaps praise on Malawi elections

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawi’s tripartite elections have so far been handled with “professionalism and dedication,” former President Thabo Mbeki of South Africa has said in Blantyre.

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23-May-2019 to 17:09

Malawi: Mutharika on course for re-election

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — President Peter Mutharika is establishing a lead over his closest poll rivals with 1,436,877 ballots, the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) chair Jane Ansah announced in Blantyre on Thursday.

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