In Sierra Leone
Nov 28th, 2012
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...
Nov 25th, 2012
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...
Nov 24th, 2012
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...
May 18th, 2012
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 ...
In Letters & Interviews
Jan 16th, 2012
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...
Aug 31st, 2011
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...