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Ivory Coast’s Ouattara won’t run for re-election

“Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara said on Thursday he would not stand for re-election in October, ending speculation about his…

Togo President Gnassingbé Wins Re-Election

“Togo President Faure Gnassingbé was declared victor in the country’s presidential elections early on Monday, clinching his fourth term as leader…

New Somali law gives citizens more rights in electing leaders

“Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi alias Farmaajo signed into law the electoral bill on Friday, passing one more hurdle for the…

Optimism High On Burundi Elections

“UNITED Nations (UN), Assistant Secretary General for Africa, Ms Bintou Keita, has expressed the intergovernmental organization’s desire for peaceful, credible…

Cameroon elections overshadowed by violence, boycott

“Cameroon votes Sunday in polls overshadowed by separatist violence which has displaced hundreds of thousands of people, and a partial…

Malawi faces uncertain political future after court annuls election

“Malawians may be staring into an uncertain political future after President Peter Mutharika’s election victory in 2019 was nullified for…

Malawi: Mutharika Says Ready to Campaign and ‘Win Again’ – Prides Himself ‘Peaceful President’

“President Peter Mutharika has said he is challenging a Constitution Court’s decision to overturn his 2019 election victory, not to…

Cameroon Holds Elections in a Time of Crisis

“On 9 February over six million Cameroonians will be called to vote in twin legislative and municipal elections. Initially planned…

Cameroon: Rebels Attack Reporters, Torch Media Offices

“Journalists in Cameroon’s troubled English-speaking regions say separatists are attacking them because of critical reporting and refusal to broadcast rebel…

Magufuli assures next elections will be free and fair and transparent

“THE United States of America says it is encouraged by President John Magufuli’s recent assurance to stakeholders that the 2020…

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