ELECTIONS | ELECTIONS

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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21-Sep-2019 to 11:15

EU advises Ghana over appointing EC boss

APA-Accra (Ghana) — The European Union has advised the Ghanaian government to consider broader consultation in appointing the Chairman of the Electoral Commission and other top officials as a way of deepening the democratic dispensation in the West African country, APA learnt here on Saturday.

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21-Sep-2019 to 10:06

Malawi to host elections conference for SADC countries

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawi will host an annual general conference for the Electoral Commissions Forum of the Southern African Development Community (ECF-SADC) slated for September 22 to 27, in the commercial city of Blantyre.

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20-Sep-2019 to 20:00

Chadian leader, poll body disagree on electoral calendar

APA-N'Djaména (Chad) — Chadian leader Idriss Deby and the head of the country's Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI), Kodi Mahamat have disagreed on the dates to hold legislative and local elections.

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18-Sep-2019 to 17:48

Six contenders for Botswana presidency

APA-Gaborone(Botswana) — At least six prospective candidates are expected to submit their names for nomination ahead of the 23 October polls for the Botswana presidency.

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16-Sep-2019 to 22:41

Tunisia: Saïed, Karoui poised for election dogfight

APA-Tunis (Tunisia) — If figures released by Tunisia's electoral commission on Monday are anything to go by, academic Kaies Saïed and businessman Nabil Karoui of the Qalb Tounès Party are poised for a presidential election dogfight following Sunday's vote.

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