National Election Commission

By IndepthAfrica
In Documents
Nov 28th, 2012
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Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, made the following statement today: “Following the announcement by the National Election Commission (NEC) of the results of the presidential elections held on 17 November 2012, I wish to congrat...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Nov 25th, 2012
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By: Abdulaziz Al-Mutairi Somalilandsun – “Democracy is in the blood of Musalmans, who look upon complete equality of manhood [mankind]…[and] “Democracy is in the blood of Musalmans, who look upon complete equality of manhood [mankind]…[and] believe in fraternity, equalit...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Nov 24th, 2012
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By: by: Robleh M. Raghe (Lafcanbe) IndepthAfrica — Colourful flags and campaign posters are waved around by young and old, candidates are giving enthusiastic speeches in front of energized crowds and a sense of joy and patriotism lingers through the air. It’s election time in a little-kno...
By IndepthAfrica
In Angola
May 18th, 2012
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Angola’s Supreme Court has annulled the appointment of the country’s electoral commission chief, a nomination which the opposition had criticised but which the ruling MPLA party defended as impartial, state news agency Angop reported on Thursday. Angola, Africa’s second-largest oil ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Letters & Interviews
Jan 16th, 2012
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Hillary Rodham Clinton Secretary of State Embassy Monrovia Monrovia, Liberia January 16, 2012 AMBASSADOR THOMAS-GREENFIELD: Good afternoon. It’s great to see all of you here in this building. I have one simple task: to introduce the person who needs no introduction, our boss, your boss, Secreta...
By benim
In Election
Nov 11th, 2011
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Monrovia – Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who appears to have won re-election by a landslide, will seek to reunite the country by forming a government that includes her rivals. The November 08 election, marred by violence and an opposition boycott, was meant to solidify the West Afri...
By benim
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Nov 10th, 2011
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Monrovia – Africa’s first and only female president handily won re-election Thursday with 90.2% of the vote, but her victory has been rendered hollow and her government may struggle to prove its legitimacy because the opposition boycotted the poll. Hours before the results were announced ...
By benim
In Election
Nov 5th, 2011
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Monrovia – A poll boycott call by the opposition set Liberia on edge three days before run-off presidential elections, as incumbent Ellen Johnson Sirleaf accused her challenger of violating the constitution. Sirleaf looked headed for a one-woman show in Tuesday’s polls, as she called on L...
By benim
In Liberia
Oct 17th, 2011
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Liberia’s main opposition candidate Winston Tubman, withdrew a demand for a recount of a presidential poll and said he will take part in a runoff. Tubman made his announcement after election authorities declared on Sunday that no candidate had obtained an absolute majority. A group of nine Libe...
By benim
In Election
Aug 31st, 2011
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iberia’s presidential election is now likely to be held in October as a proposed delay until November fell short in a referendum, according to results from over 99 percent of the votes announced by poll organisers. The August 23 referendum, seen by many as a dry run for Liberia’s second p...