Carter Center

By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Mar 3rd, 2013
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Zambia’s former president says he is confident Kenya’s Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) will organize a peaceful and credible election, despite reports of escalating tensions before Monday’s vote. Rupiah Banda is leading the U.S.-based Carter Center poll observers. He says...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 1st, 2013
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While tensions between local ethnic groups occasionally surface during election season, international observers are optimistic about a peaceful election in Kenya. The Carter Center, the human rights organization founded by former President Jimmy Carter, said it has found Kenya’s election season to be...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
May 27th, 2012
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The Muslim Brotherhood may seek to modify, but will not destroy, Egypt’s 33-year-old peace treaty with Israel, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter said on Saturday. Carter, 87, was speaking after initial vote tallies put the Brotherhood’s candidate ahead in the first round of Egypt’s...
By IndepthAfrica
In DR Congo
Mar 7th, 2012
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The cabinet of Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila has resigned, allowing the recently re-elected president a chance to form a new government. Former information minister Lambert Mende told VOA Tuesday this is standard procedure. “It is stated in a provision of the constitution that,...
By IndepthAfrica
In DR Congo
Dec 16th, 2011
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Leaders from Africa’s Great Lakes region on Friday welcomed the re-election of President Joseph Kabila in disputed polls in the Democratic Republic of Congo and urged opponents to accept the result. “The summit… congratulated the president of DRC on his re-election and urged those n...
By IndepthAfrica
In DR Congo
Dec 15th, 2011
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Democratic Republic of Congo’s elections, won by incumbent President Joseph Kabila according to provisional results, were seriously flawed and lacked transparency, the U.S. ambassador to the central African country said on Wednesday. The November 28 polls, whose outcome has already been rejecte...
By IndepthAfrica
In DR Congo
Dec 12th, 2011
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Democratic Republic of Congo’s President Joseph Kabila conceded on Monday there had been “mistakes” in the election process but rejected the finding of the Carter Center international observer group that the results lacked credibility. Provisional results released last Friday showed...
By IndepthAfrica
In DR Congo
Dec 11th, 2011
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Gunfire erupted in parts of Democratic Republic of Congo on Saturday, with reports of police firing live ammunition and crowds ransacking shops, a day after election authorities declared President Joseph Kabila re-elected. The U.S.-based Carter Center observer mission said the results issued by Congo...
By IndepthAfrica
In Press Releases
Dec 5th, 2011
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KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of Congo, December 4, 2011/PRNewswire via African Press Organization (APO)/ — As ordinary Congolese and observer missions continue to document reports of voting irregularities in last week’s national elections, FreeFair DRC joins other international groups in...
By benim
In News
Apr 14th, 2011
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Sudanese militia have killed 17 people in the oil-producing South Kordofan region just two weeks before long-delayed elections, a candidate for state governor said on Thursday. Gubernatorial and state assembly polls have been disputed at every stage and are due be held on May 2. The region witnessed ...