ELECTIONS | ELECTIONS

20-Feb-2019 to 13:32

Francophonie deploys mission to election-bound Senegal

APA-Dakar (Senegal) By Ibrahima Dione — The International Organization of la Francophonie (OIF) has announced on Wednesday that its Secretary General, Louise Mushikiwabo has sent a fact-finding and contact mission to Senegal for February 24th presidential election.

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20-Feb-2019 to 12:02

Senegal’s broadcasting authority spurns presidential debate

APA-Dakar (Senegal) By Ibrahima Dione — Senegal’s National Audiovisual Regulatory Council (CNRA) Wednesday rejected the holding of a publicised debate between presidential candidates, on the grounds that it has not given “authorisation” in this regard and all five contenders do not wish to participate.

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18-Feb-2019 to 20:02

Senegal: Over 272, 000 voter cards not yet withdrawn - Study

APA-Dakar (Senegal) By Abdourahmane Diallo — A total of 272,141 voters’ cards have not yet been withdrawn, according to a study by the Research and Support Group for Participatory Democracy and Good Governance (GRADEC) conducted in 22 departments (out of 45).

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15-Feb-2019 to 18:23

Mozambique seeks $128m to fund general elections

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The spokesman of Mozambique´s National Elections Commission (CNE) Paulo Cuinica has said his department needs $128 million to cover the deficit needed to fund this year´s general elections that will take place on 15 October, APA can report on Friday.

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15-Feb-2019 to 12:28

Mogae appeals for peace as Nigeria heads for elections

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Former Botswana President Festus Mogae has appealed to Nigerians to observe peace and respect each other as the West African country heads for presidential and National Assembly elections on Saturday.

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14-Feb-2019 to 11:24

Nigeria's old pair scrambling for young voters

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — A nation’s fixation with old man politics trundles on as Nigeria's electoral moment of truth inches ever closer.

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13-Feb-2019 to 14:05

UN condemns Senegal election campaign skirmishes

APA-Dakar (Senegal) By Abdourahmane Diallo — The United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS), Mohamed Ibn Chambas, has condemned Monday’s violence in Tambacounda eastern Senegal between supporters of rival political parties.

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