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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...

Mutharika leads in Malawi presidential election

Malawi President Peter Mutharika has so far taken 40.44% of votes cast in the May 21 presidential election with 75% of the vote counted,...

Five hundred soldiers get presiding officer training for elections

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Last week’s national and provincial elections were largely incident-free with security forces, in the form of police and soldiers, widely deployed, but their specialist...

SANDF working to ensure safe elections

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The national defence force is, according to a Justice, Crime Prevention and Security (JCPS) Cluster statement, ready for any eventuality with safety and security...

Security cluster stands ready for 2019 elections

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It is all systems go for the 2019 general elections, says the Justice, Crime Prevention and Security Cluster (JCPS). With only 25 days to go...

U.S. sanctions Congo election officials, says they obstructed vote

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The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on three senior officials from Democratic Republic of Congo’s electoral commission, accusing them of corruption and obstructing...

Election reform needed in Nigeria

Nigeria’s elections need serious reform after being marred by violence, systemic failings and low turnout according to the European Union observer mission. The EU commented...

Tripoli PM wants Libya elections by year-end

Libya should hold parliamentary and presidential elections by year-end, internationally recognised Prime Minister Fayez al-Serraj said. The United Nations planned for the North African oil...

ISS: Roots of Nigeria’s election violence

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President Muhammadu Buhari has been elected for a second term. Nigerians have also elected new members of the National Assembly, and on 9 March,...

Libyan rivals agree on need for national election

Libya’s internationally recognised Prime Minister Serraj al-Fayez and the military commander of its eastern half Khalifa Haftar, met and agreed national elections are necessary...

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Question for Public Works and Infrastructure Minister uses defenceWeb information

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Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille’s R37 million Beit Bridge fence upgrade as part of government efforts to prevent the spread of...