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Malawi presidential re-run moved forward to 23 June

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Malawi will go to the polls on 23 June, a week earlier than initially ordered by the courts, which annulled President Peter Mutharika’s narrow...

Burundi police detain more than 200 opposition election observers

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Burundian police detained more than 200 opposition electoral observers during this week’s election, the spokesman for the main opposition National Freedom Council (CNL) told...

Ethiopian region planning election

Ethiopia’s Tigray region plans to hold elections, its main party said, setting it on a collision course with the federal government and testing the...

Ethiopia election postponed

Ethiopia postponed parliamentary elections scheduled for August due to the coronavirus outbreak, the electoral board said in, a move endorsed by key opposition parties. The...

Coronavirus and insurgency don’t stop Mali election

Mali held a long-delayed parliamentary election on Sunday despite an insurgency in the central and northern regions, concerns about coronavirus and the recent kidnapping...

Guinea-Bissau election result disputed

Former prime minister and ex-army general Umaro Cissoko Embalo won Guinea-Bissau’s presidential vote, the electoral commission said while his opponent complained of fraud and...

Voting day protests in Algeria

Thousands took to the streets in Algiers and other cities on Thursday chanting “No vote! We want freedom!” as Algerian authorities held a presidential...

Protesters demand Algerian election be cancelled

A large crowd of protesters marched through central Algiers to demand Thursday’s presidential election be cancelled, chanting they would not vote in a poll...

Former Algerian prime ministers jailed

An Algerian court jailed two former prime ministers for corruption two days before a presidential election which protesters want cancelled. Ahmed Ouyahia, a four...

Final Friday rally ahead of Algeria election

Thousands of Algerians took to the streets on Friday, in a show of strength for their final weekly protest ahead of a presidential election...

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...