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Mozambique’s Post-Cyclone Problems Multiply

“Insurgent attacks, contested elections, and drought are sparking fresh humanitarian and security concerns in Mozambique, which is still struggling with…

Cameroon rules out postponing 2020 elections

“Local elections in Cameroon will take place in February 2020 as planned, authorities have said, dismissing any possibility of another…

Cameroon opposition parties to boycott elections

“Two leading opposition parties in Cameroon have declared they will boycott the February 2020 municipal and legislative elections to protest…

Geingob Wins 56.3% of Vote in Namibia’s Presidential Election

“Namibia’s incumbent President Hage Geingob won the country’s election with 56.3% of the vote, the Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN)…

Two former Guinea Bissau PMs set for presidential vote re-run

“Two former prime ministers will go head to head on December 29 to determine who will become Guinea Bissau’s next…

Namibia goes to the polls

“On 27 November, 1.3 million Namibians will go to the polls for the sixth elections since independence in 1990” source:…

Presidential election in chaotic Guinea-Bissau could resolve political impasse

“After weeks of political turmoil including violent protests, an alleged coup attempt and the emergence of two competing prime ministers,…

Namibia Opens Arms to Election Monitors

“The Electoral Commission of Namibia has already started granting local, regional and international organisations observer status in this month’s Presidential…

Rwandan opposition leader launches new political party

“Rwandan opposition leader Victoire Ingabire announced Saturday she was launching a new political party, hoping it will be allowed to…

Incumbent PM Wins Five-Year Mandate in Mauritian Election

“The ruling Militant Socialist Movement (MSM) has won more than half of the seats in parliament, securing incumbent Prime Minister…

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