ELECTIONS | ELECTIONS

15-Aug-2019 to 10:52

Temperatures rise as election fever grips Botswana

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — With less than two months left before Election Day, Botswana’s 2019 poll campaigning is reaching fever pitch. Politicians from across the divide are trading accusations and the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) finds itself caught up in the middle.

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01-Aug-2019 to 16:01

Mozambique apex court approves four presidential candidates

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique's Constitutional Council has approved four presidential candidates for this year's October elections, APA learnt here on Thursday.

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31-Jul-2019 to 18:57

EU names election observer team for Mozambique

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The European Union has named Ignacio Sánchez Amor, to lead its electoral observation mission to Mozambique for next year's October 15 general elections.

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31-Jul-2019 to 18:20

G/Bissau election: Filing of presidential nominations begins Thursday

APA-Bissau (Guinea Bissau) By Nouha Mancaly — The filing of nomination papers for the November 24 2019 presidential election in Guinea Bissau, begins on Thursday, and ends on September 25, the country's Supreme Court (STJ) announced in a statement to APA.

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23-Jul-2019 to 08:33

Muluzi: Ironing out Malawi's election impasse

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Former Malawi president Bakili Muluzi has waded into the country’s simmering political crisis by offering to mediate in the dispute between civil society groups and the electoral body.

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22-Jul-2019 to 15:58

Rwandan electoral body starts receiving senatorial nominations Tuesday

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda's National Electoral Commission (NEC) will start receiving Tuesday all applications for candidates wishing to compete in September's senatorial elections, an official source confirmed Monday in Kigali.

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15-Jul-2019 to 14:51

Mozambique: First female presidential candidate files nomination papers

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Top Mozambican human rights activist and former chairperson of the country's Human Rights League, Alice Mabota on Monday filed nomination papers for the presidential election scheduled for 15 October, becoming the first female to do so since multiparty democracy was introduced in 1992.

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