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Burundi’s ruling party wins presidential election

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Burundi’s ruling party candidate, retired general Evariste Ndayishimiye, has won the presidential election with 69% of votes cast, the electoral commission said on Monday,...

ISS: Could elections lead to another political crisis in Burundi?

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Burundi’s main opposition candidate in this week’s elections, Agathon Rwasa, exudes confidence. His rallies are well attended despite violence meted out against his party...

ISS: Malawi’s court gives electoral justice in Africa a much-needed boost

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Will this week’s Malawi Constitutional Court ruling to annul last year’s presidential election set a precedent for more bravely independent judicial rulings on other...

ISS: Taking social media at (Face)book value in Africa

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Last week Facebook revealed that it had disabled hundreds of fake accounts that had sought to meddle with the electoral processes of eight African...

Ethiopia ready for elections in 2020

Ethiopia will face problems if it delays its general election beyond the scheduled date of May next year, the prime minister said. “Democracy needs...

Small but rare protests in Egypt after online call for dissent

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Hundreds protested in central Cairo and several other Egyptian cities late on Friday against President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, responding to an online call for...

Algerians defiant in first protest since election call

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Tens of thousands of demonstrators marched in the centre of Algiers on Friday in the first significant test of the months-old protest movement since...

Protesters reject Algerian election announcement

Hundreds of Algerians marched against an election called for December, chanting “we will not vote until the regime men are removed”. The planned vote...

Call for Algerian elections

Algeria’s army chief wants elections later this year to choose a new president after mass protests forced the April resignation of veteran leader Abdelaziz...

Do not delay 2020 elections – Ethiopian opposition

Opposition politicians in Ethiopia warn against a delay to national elections due in 2020 the first under reformist Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed but under...

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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...