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Guinea junta bars its members from running in next elections

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Guinea's junta said on Monday its members are barred from standing in the next national or local elections, and that it will agree on...

UN-backed Libya talks fail to reach consensus on elections

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UN-sponsored talks aimed at paving the way for elections in Libya in late December failed to find common ground, the deputy of the United...

Ethiopia prepares for tense, long-delayed elections

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Ethiopia is preparing for national and regional parliamentary elections on Monday that Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has said will be the country's first free...

Malians to vote next February

Mali will hold legislative and presidential elections on February 27 next year to restore a democratic government after last year's military coup, the transitional...

ISS: A third election without main opposition parties in Benin

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Political exclusion ahead of the vote is a strategy by incumbents in West Africa to guarantee re-election. On 11 April, Benin will hold its seventh...

Kenyan court says police to blame for death of girl after...

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A Kenyan inquest has ruled that police are to blame for the death of a 9-year-old girl during violence after the 2017 elections, saying...

Central African Republic votes amid tight security after December violence

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Almost all polling stations in Central African Republic were able to open for a second round of parliamentary elections on Sunday, the electoral body...

Central African Republic braces for tense elections amid conflict

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Central African Republic will vote in a second round of parliamentary elections on Sunday under high security after a surge in rebel violence surrounding...

Deadly protests rock Niger over contested election result

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Supporters of the losing presidential candidate in Niger set several buildings on fire, burnt tyres and threw rocks at the police on Thursday, as...

ISS: CAR elections expose the depth of the country’s crisis

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Is more robust engagement needed to neutralise armed groups unwilling to give peace a chance? On 27 December 2020, citizens of the Central African Republic...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...