Election

By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 11th, 2014
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By Kehinde Sogunle The revelry and ecstasy about the recent elections in Ekiti State have thrown up many seemingly important issues that there would be a tendency to underplay the fundamental, given the characteristic surface analysis and group think of our society. There are several issues we need t...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 19th, 2014
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By S. Yusuf Ahead of the June 21st 2014 Gubernatorial elections in Ekiti State, the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD), with support of United Nations Development Program (UNDP), held a high-level stakeholders meeting of political parties, Gubernatorial Candidates, Traditional and Religious l...
By IAfrica
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May 31st, 2014
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Malawi’s Mutharika wins presidential election Democratic Progressive Party’s leader garners 36.4 percent of vote defeating incumbent president in disputed election. Last updated: 31 May 2014 02:46 Peter Mutharika, the leader of the Democratic Progressive Party and brother of Malawi’s former leader, h...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 27th, 2014
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– By Mathias Hounkpe At the end of March 2014, Ivorian President Alassane Outtara declared in Abidjan that “we are determined to ensure that [the 2015 elections] are transparent and truly democratic”. Although this goal is admirable, a number of challenges that existed during the disastrous 2010 pres...
By IAfrica
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May 13th, 2014
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Julius Malema Verashni Pillay Correspondent Julius Malema, like the rest of the Economic Freedom Fighters, was euphoric once the 2014 election results were counted on Saturday. His equally euphoric spokesperson, Mbuyiseni Nldozi, carted me over to have a word with the commander-in-chief, as he is kno...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 29th, 2014
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by Mukhtar Jarmajo By this time next year, preparations for the inauguration of a new regime would be in top gear. By this time next year, Nigeria and Nigerians would be preparing to usher in new governments at federal and state levels. These preparations however will be preceded by elections. And th...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 6th, 2014
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by Chuks Collins *as state electoral chief remains bedridden A word of caution has been sent to the Anambra State Independent Electoral Commission ( ANSIEC) and Gov Peter Obi against throwing the industrial town of Nnewi into a man-made and unnecessary political violence. A community leader and pharm...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 6th, 2013
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The United States Government has joined numerous calls asking for the cancellation of the Anambra State Election. The US Assistant Secretary Bureau of African Affairs, Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield expressed this concern over the conduct of the Anambra State Guber by the Independent National Ele...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 23rd, 2013
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  Minister of Information, Mr. Labaran Maku | credits: File copy The Minister of Information and Communications, Mr. Labaran Maku, said that the decision to seek re-election in 2015 remained the personal decision of President Goodluck Jonathan. Speaking on Sunday night in Abuja during the Pre-Ce...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 16th, 2013
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By Keshab Giri Of late, events in Egypt have attracted profuse attention from all over the globe. Democratically elected government back in 2011/12 has been ousted by moderate, secular opposition with the help from Egyptian military, thus culminating in pivotal role of military. Some have expressed e...