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Are elections helping African democracies?

“Is all this electoral activity helping to entrench democracy as the foundation for national and regional security, development and integration?”…

Nigerians Should Elect Atiku

“The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says its Presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar, possesses the qualities that Nigerians will use to determine…

Chamisa Claims Trouncing Mnangagwa by 57 Percent in ‘Rigged’ Polls

“MDC leader Nelson Chamisa on Monday claimed he trounced President Emmerson Mnangagwa with a 57.10 percent share of the national…

Ethiopia PM meets opposition parties, promises fair elections

“Ethiopia’s prime minister met members of 81 opposition parties on Tuesday to discuss ways of reforming the electoral system, his…

DR Congo’s Tshisekedi returns to kick off presidential bid

“Congolese opposition scion Felix Tshisekedi returned home to Kinshasa on Tuesday greeted by tens of thousands of supporters as he…

Nigeria’s 2019 Election – a Two-Horse Race With Uninspiring Candidates

“The poll is likely to be yet another two-horse race: a contest between the All Progressives Congress (APC) and People’s…

Les élections législatives au cœur du 19e dialogue politique Togo-UE

“La délégation de l’UE a insité sur la nécessité de décrisper l’atmosphère politique nationale pour favoriser des élections acceptées par tous”…

Cracks Ruin Newly Launched Opposition Alliance in DRC

“Congolese opposition party UDPS has rejected Martin Fayulu as the main opposition candidate a day after he was picked. Now…

Congo authorities eye victory as candidates launch election campaigns

““We are sure we will win, by what margin is up to the people. It is enough to look at…

Birtukan’s Appointment As NEBE’s Chief Crucial to Ensure credible elections

“Birtukan Mideksa’s appointment as the new chairperson of the National Electoral Board (NEBE) would enable Ethiopia to realize a genuine…

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