Candidate

By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 25th, 2014
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Johannesburg – A total of 8651 candidates from 45 political parties are standing for the general elections, the Electoral Commission of SA (IEC) said on Friday. “This is slightly fewer than the 9117 candidates who appeared on the final lists for the 2009 election,” spokeswoman Kate Bapela said ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 9th, 2013
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By Fejiro Oliver As the campaign on who occupies the Delta Central Senatorial District senate seat gets hotter, the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, O’Tega Emerhor has launched out serial campaigns against his two major opponents, the PDP and DPP. In series of messages sent to voters, he ask...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 7th, 2013
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  Nigeria wealth distribution   – The West African Examination Council (WAEC) Wednesday in Yaba, Lagos released the details of the results of the May/June 2013 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), saying it could not compute the percentage of candidates who mad...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Dec 22nd, 2012
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The West African Examinations Council on Friday said it had withheld the results of 47,289 candidates out of 396,614 candidates that sat for the Nov./Dec. 2012 West African Senior School Certificate Examination. The Head of the Nigeria National Office, WAEC, Mr. Charles Eguridu, who made this known a...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 10th, 2012
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The West African Examinations Council on Friday released the results of the May/June 2012 West African Senior School Certificate Examination. The candidates for this year’s examination performed better than their counterparts in the last three years. A total of 649,156 candidates representing 38.81 p...
By benim
In Central Africa
Oct 16th, 2011
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More than 18,000 candidates will battle for 500 seats in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DCR) parliamentary elections, set for November 28, the electoral commission said on Friday. Parliamentary and presidential polls, in which President Joseph Kabila is bidding for re-election, are seen as...
By benim
In Central Africa
Sep 16th, 2011
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Democratic Republic of Congo’s President Joseph Kabila will face 10 candidates in his bid to be re-elected in the country’s second post-war election, the country’s electoral commission (CENI) said on Thursday. The November 28 vote is seen as crucial to re-enforcing stability in the ...
By benim
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Mar 21st, 2011
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Chairs flew and ANC provincial executive committee member Lydia Johnson had to dive for cover on Sunday when an ANC meeting at the KwaQanda community hall in Pietermaritzburg turned ugly. Johnson, the provincial MEC for public works, had been sent to explain the nomination of the party’s ward 6 candi...
By benim
In Central Africa
Mar 13th, 2011
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Chadian President Idriss Deby has agreed to postpone the presidential election due on April 3 after opposition candidates threatened a boycott over flaws in the process, one of them said on Saturday. Only four days ago Deby rejected the appeal for a postponement by his five opponents, who had demande...
By benim
In Egypt
Nov 26th, 2010
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Egypt’s ruling party has asked the public prosecutor to investigate candidates in next week’s parliamentary election who are running as independents but are backed by the Muslim Brotherhood, an official said on Thursday. The illegal, but tolerated, Brotherhood has 130 candidates in Sunday...