Election

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
In Algeria
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...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 5th, 2013
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By Justin Willis, analysis In discussing the elections at the Kenyan coast, I want to make two, perhaps contradictory, points. The first is that the coast has its own particular dynamics, which must be appreciated to understand the nature of elections there. The second is that events at the coast hel...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 4th, 2013
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By Justin Willis In discussing the elections at the Kenyan coast, I want to make two, perhaps contradictory, points. The first is that the coast has its own particular dynamics, which must be appreciated to understand the nature of elections there. The second is that events at the coast help us to un...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Mar 26th, 2013
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There was tight security at the Kenyatta International Conference Centre, the venue of the presidential election vote re-tallying as ordered by the Supreme Court. A contingent of General Service Unit, regular and administration police kept vigil as the re-tallying was going on. Only the party agents,...
By IndepthAfrica
In Eritrea
Mar 25th, 2013
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NAIROBI, Kenya — Kenya’s Supreme Court has ordered the election commission to recount votes in some constituencies in regard to the country’s March 4 presidential election. The court on Monday heard arguments from civil society groups and the legal team of Prime Minister Raila Odinga over...
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In Nigeria
Mar 14th, 2013
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AS the countdown to the 2015 polls gathers momentum, former vice-president, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on Wednesday, lashed out at the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) and other political parties for lack of internal democracy. In a lecture he delivered to mark the Gol...
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In Southern Africa
Mar 11th, 2013
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AUSTRALIA has lifted sanctions against 55 Zimbabweans after it was revealed a constitutional referendum would be held in the troubled country on March 16. Foreign Minister Bob Carr said the names on the list included some ZANU-PF politicians, members of the judiciary and media, provincial governors a...