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Burundi voting ends in calm despite fraud allegation

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Voting in Burundi’s presidential election passed calmly on Wednesday despite simmering political violence, the coronavirus pandemic and the opposition accusing the authorities of fraud. In...

No voting material for 19 Kinshasa districts after fire

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A fire at a Democratic Republic of Congo electoral commission warehouse destroyed voting materials for 19 of 24 polling districts Kinshasa, the commission said. Corneille...

Voting machines for DR Congo election go up in flames

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A fire overnight at a warehouse in Kinshasa destroyed thousands of voting machines and ballot boxes due to be used in the December 23...

First DR Congo voting “machines” arrive

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DR Congo deputy prime minister said tablet-like voting machines for December's election were made to order and will finish arriving this month,...

Separatist unrest marks Cameroon polls

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Cameroon saw isolated incidents of unrest in separatist Anglophone regions during voting in an election expected to extend the rule of President...

As Cameroon votes, thousands are silenced by violence

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Nine corpses left on the roadside after a gunfight made Honrne Waba flee her village in north-west Cameroon in May and hide...

Violence disrupts Mali voting

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Attacks by gunmen or other violence disrupted around 20% of Mali's polling stations during Sunday's presidential election, with about three percent unable...

Voting opens in Zimbabwe

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Polls opened on Monday in Zimbabwe's first election since the removal of Robert Mugabe, a watershed vote Zimbabweans hope will rid the...

Egyptian voters slow to the polls

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Egyptian authorities pressed for a high turnout on the second day of a presidential election expected to give President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi...

Kenyan lawmakers propose electoral reforms after weeks of protests

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Kenya's parliament has proposed giving the Supreme Court more time to hear petitions against future presidential votes, after weeks of protests by...

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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...