ELECTIONS | ELECTIONS

10-Oct-2019 to 01:34

Botswana leader vows to concede if he loses poll

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — President Mokgweetsi Masisi on Wednesday said he is ready to concede defeat and step down should he lose the presidential election slated for later this month.

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07-Oct-2019 to 14:06

Botswana public service unions pledge to remain apolitical ahead of polls

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Botswana Federation of Public Sector Unions (BOFEPUSU) has resolved to adopt a neutral stance on which political party to support ahead of the polls scheduled for 23 October, an official said on Monday.

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03-Oct-2019 to 18:24

Chad to hold legislative elections in April 2020 (CENI)

APA-N'Djamena (Chad) — Legislative and local elections will be held separately in the first quarter of 2020, the Chairperson of the Chadian Electoral Commission (CENI) Kodi Mahamat told the media Thursday in N'Djamena.

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02-Oct-2019 to 15:57

Botswana observers join SADC mission to Mozambique election

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The government of Botswana has nominated Ambassador Legwaila Joseph Legwaila and Tymon Motlhasedi Katlholo, to be part of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Electoral Observation Mission to Mozambique’s general elections scheduled for 15th October, 2019.

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29-Sep-2019 to 14:39

Rawlings skeptical about his party's electoral chances

APA-Kumasi (Ghana) — Former Ghanaian President Jerry John Rawlings said he is far from optimistic about the electoral chances of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), the party he founded in the 1990s.

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27-Sep-2019 to 15:26

Botswana NGOs call for peace as tight election beckons

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s non-governmental organisations on Friday called for peace ahead of what promises to be tightly contested polls scheduled for October 23.

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24-Sep-2019 to 13:11

Malawi VP lauds critical role of regional poll observers

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawi Vice President Overton Chimlirenji says the Electoral Commissions Forum for Southern African Development Community (ECF-SADC) plays a critical role in ensuring best practices and standardization of elections in the region.

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