ELECTIONS | ELECTIONS

06-Dec-2019 to 00:40

Ethiopia: Referendum okays new Sidama region

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The final results of the referendum held on November 20 for the statehood of the Sidama zone showed that 97.7 percent of the electors voted for an autonomous self-rule, according to the National Electoral Board of Ethiopia (NEBE).

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29-Nov-2019 to 12:20

G-Bissau polls: Vaz concedes, will cede power to run-off winner

APA - Bissau (Guinea-Bissau) — Guinea Bissau's incumbent president, Jose Mario Vaz, has conceded defeat despite what he called some irregularities in the November 24 presidential election and will cede power to the eventual winner of next month's run-off.

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26-Nov-2019 to 12:40

Botswana: Post-poll petitions to disrupt court business

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana authorities on Tuesday warned the justice delivery system is likely to move slowly over the coming month as the courts deal with a flurry of urgent election protests.

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24-Nov-2019 to 23:12

Guinea Bissau vote to end endemic unrest

APA-Bissau (Guinea Bissau) — Bissau Guineans headed to the polls on Sunday in a crucial election to choose a president for the next five years, but most importantly to end decades of political and social unrest in the restive West African country.

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22-Nov-2019 to 17:16

G/Bissau presidential poll should banish crises - UN

APA - Bissau (Guinea-Bissau) — The stage is all set for a successful and smooth presidential election in Guinea-Bissau, said the UN's representative, Rosine Sori-Coulibaly, who expressed hope that Sunday's vote will help banish the country's political and institutional crises.

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20-Nov-2019 to 15:36

Botswana opposition claims spy agency had hand in electoral fraud

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Opposition leader Dumelang Saleshando on Wednesday sensationally claimed that Botswana’s intelligence agency and other state apparatus were complicity in the alleged rigging of last month’s general elections.

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19-Nov-2019 to 14:04

Botswana opposition to challenge poll outcome

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s main opposition Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) on Tuesday announced its intention to challenge the ruling party’s victory in last month’s general elections.

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