Election

By IAfrica
In campaign
May 27th, 2014
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WINDHOEK – Swanu of Namibia on Saturday launched its 2014 national election campaign in Windhoek, saying it expects to canvass a significant number of votes at the polls. At the launch Swanu also promised to make public their 2014 election manifesto within the next three weeks. An national elec...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Feb 8th, 2013
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Human Rights Watch is urging Kenya to crack down on rights abuses and enact promised political reforms ahead of its national elections in March. In a report published Friday, the New York-based group warned that heightened tensions across the country could lead to an outbreak of violence and threaten...
By IndepthAfrica
In Election
Dec 9th, 2012
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Ghanaians waited on Sunday for official results to a presidential election that was fraught with technical problems, but which officials hope will still burnish the country’s reputation as a pillar of African democracy. A leading local news outlet that was compiling official results credited in...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 7th, 2012
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By Franklin Cudjoe, Bright Simons, Selorm Branttie and Kofi Bentil. Ghanaians are voting for the next president of the longest-lived republic in their country’s history. Despite nostalgia in some quarters for the country’s first republic, under the charismatic Pan-Africanist leader, Dr. Kwame Nkrumah...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 5th, 2012
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By Kissy Agyeman-Togobo This is the last week before Ghana’s population exercises its civic right (popularly known as ‘krokromoti power’) to vote in presidential and legislative elections. The past few months of campaigning have been intense, and the cornucopia of rallies, public debates and door-to-...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 30th, 2012
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By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Efforts by the Asantehene, the Ghana Peace Council, and others that culminated into the signing of the Kumasi Peace Pact by flagbearers of the various political parties contesting next Friday’s general elections are commendable. The events leading to this accord clearly port...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Nov 28th, 2012
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Kenyans in the Diaspora will not vote in the next General Election. The bombshell was delivered to Parliament Tuesday by Justice minister Eugene Wamalwa, who told MPs the decision was reached at last week’s Cabinet meeting. It followed consideration of the preparedness of the Independent Electo...
By IndepthAfrica
In Election
Nov 23rd, 2012
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Sierra Leone’s president, Ernest Bai Koroma, has won re-election with 58.7 percent of the vote, ahead of his top rival Julius Maada Bio on 37.4 percent, the West African state’s electoral body announced on Friday. Koroma has overseen an investment boom that could turn the country, still s...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 22nd, 2012
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By Appiah, Kofo Nineteen fifty-eight born youthful John Dramani Mahama luckily happens to be the No. 1 man and chief executive officer of the Republic of Ghana in the West African sub-region, a developing nation in the Third World Africa. Accidentally, he assumed the reins of government on the death ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 21st, 2012
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By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor As Election Day approaches, the desperation driving the electioneering campaigns of both the NDC and NPP are assuming ugly dimensions. While the NDC is furiously clinging on to its strategies of portraying the NPP as not better than it and rightly condemning Akufo-Addo’s fly...