ELECTIONS | ELECTIONS

14-Jan-2019 to 11:13

Low voter registration as Botswana readies for 2019 poll

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has revealed that it is far from reaching its target of 1,273,880 registration of eligible voters as the Southern African nation heads to a dicey poll in October this year, APA learnt here Monday.

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11-Jan-2019 to 09:10

US, Canada say with the people of DRC - Diplomatic Statements

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The international community has started reacting to the evolving political situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo, DRC, following Thursday’s release of provisional presidential election results by the country’s electoral commission, CENI.

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10-Jan-2019 to 18:52

DRC: Poll dispute descends into deadly violence

APA-Kinshasa (DRC) — Four people including two police officers in the Democratic Republic of Congo were killed as a post-electoral dispute descended into violence on Thursday.

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10-Jan-2019 to 18:20

DRC church poll results differ from official outcome

APA-Kinshasa (RD Congo) — The Episcopal Conference of the Democratic Republic of Congo (CENCO) has said its “collected data” did not match provisional results published on Thursday by the Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI), which gave victory to opponent contender Felix Tshisekedi in last month’s presidential poll.

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10-Jan-2019 to 14:41

DRC: Situation evolves, as CENI election results disputed

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The outcome of the presidential election in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is being disputed, after the country’s electoral commission, CENI, Thursday release the interim results.

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10-Jan-2019 to 11:32

Benin: Legislative elections set for April 28

APA-Cotonou (Benin) by Ulvaeus Balogoun — Benin will hold legislative elections on April 28 2019, the Cabinet announced on Wednesday after a meeting.

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10-Jan-2019 to 08:12

DRC: Felix Tshisekedi declared winner of election

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The national election commission (CENI) in the Democratic Republic of Congo, DRC, has finally released provisional election results, which show that the opposition leader in the DRC election, Felix Tshisekedi, is the winner of the election.

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