Electoral Commission (United Kingdom)

By IndepthAfrica
In Election
May 18th, 2012
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Tripoli – Libya faces the daunting task of vetting thousands of candidates wishing to compete in June elections for a constituent assembly, with several bodies involved in the process. “If a person committed a criminal offence or had ties to the former regime he is excluded,” Al-Tah...
By IndepthAfrica
In Central Africa
Feb 2nd, 2012
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Kinshasa – President Joseph Kabila’s ruling PPRD party and its allies won a parliamentary majority in November elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to official results released on Thursday. The camp of the PPRD and its allied parties captured an absolute majority of ab...
By benim
In Election
Oct 5th, 2011
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Banjul – The head of Gambia’s Independent Electoral Commission said on Tuesday that parliamentary elections will take place on March 29 next year. “I wish to announce that National Assembly Elections will be held on the 29th March 2012. This is in consonance with Section 96 subsecti...
By benim
In East Africa
Feb 17th, 2011
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Kampala – Uganda’s election commission warned the opposition not to go ahead with plans to publish its own results from Friday’s polls, saying any pre-emptive announcement would be unacceptable. “The power to declare results of the presidential elections is vested with the nat...
By benim
In Cote d'Ivoire
Nov 30th, 2010
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Ivory Coast started withdrawing 2,000 soldiers from northern rebel-held zones on Tuesday, redeploying them in the main city Abidjan ahead of results from Sunday’s presidential election, the army said. Ivory Coast’s closely contested run-off on Sunday was marred by sporadic violence, intim...
By benim
In Cote d'Ivoire
Nov 29th, 2010
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The head of the U.N. mission to Ivory Coast said on Monday the country’s presidential election the day before had been conducted in a democratic atmosphere, despite isolated violence and disruptions. The electoral commission is expected to announce partial results of the close election on Monda...
By benim
In Election
Nov 10th, 2010
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The first results from Guinea’s presidential election show a close race between the country’s former prime minister and a long-time opposition leader. With less than 10 percent of votes reported, former prime minister Cellou Diallo has a slight lead over opposition leader Alpha Conde.  Mr...
By benim
In Election
Oct 27th, 2010
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An official of Nigeria’s Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) has expressed confidence that the country’s legislative body will Wednesday approve the commission’s proposed new date of April for the general elections. Nick Dazan, INEC’s assistant director of public affairs said if approved the new ...