ELECTIONS | ELECTIONS

04-Feb-2020 to 14:16

Malawians in S/Africa celebrate nullification of 2019 poll

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Malawians in the Diaspora, including those resident in South Africa, are on Tuesday celebrating their country’s nullification of last year’s presidential elections due to “widespread irregularities” of the exercise.

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03-Feb-2020 to 18:38

Malawi presidential elections nullified, fresh polls called

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — The Malawi High Court sitting in the capital Lilongwe as the Constitutional Court Monday nullified the May 21, 2019 presidential elections due to irregularities.

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30-Jan-2020 to 21:23

Calls for calm ahead of judgement on Malawi poll petition

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — As Malawi awaits the February 3 judgement by the Constitutional Court in a case in which opposition parties challenged the outcome of the May 21 presidential elections, thought leaders and development partners have joined hands to call for calm.

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30-Jan-2020 to 12:20

Botswana: Opposition cries foul over poll petitions verdict

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s opposition Alliance for Progressives (AP) on Thursday slammed the country’s judiciary system over the handling of election petitions that were filed before the courts by the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC).

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29-Jan-2020 to 12:57

Botswana opposition loses poll petition appeals

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana's highest court on Wednesday threw out an application by the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) to overturn a High Court judgement dismissing the opposition’s challenge of the outcome of general elections held last year.

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24-Jan-2020 to 18:30

Botswana opposition to pretest against poll irregularities

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s main opposition Umbrella for Democratic Change has revealed that it will on Saturday hold demonstrations in the capital Gaborone against what it calls lack of free and credible elections.

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23-Jan-2020 to 17:35

Guinea-Bissau poll: PAIGC rejects ECOWAS position

APA-Bissau (Guinea Bissau) — The African Party for the Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde (PAIGC) on Thursday rejected the position of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) on the presidential election in Guinea Bissau, in which Úmaro Sissoco Embaló eventually emerged as the winner.

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