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By IndepthAfrica
In News
Aug 1st, 2013
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Police in Zimbabwe are warning they will arrest anyone who releases unofficial vote tallies from Wednesday’s hotly contested presidential polls that pitted President Robert Mugabe against Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai. A police officer keeps watch as Zimbabweans wait to cast their vote in Mb...
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
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Mar 25th, 2013
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I have seen the evidence that my party the New Patriotic Party (NPP) is sending to the Supreme Court. A lawyer under training can even win the case for us there is no doubt about this. Post+erity will not forgive the NPP if we were to keep taciturn about the deep rooted irregularities that characteri...
By IndepthAfrica
In Analysis
Mar 19th, 2013
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Analysis The inefficiency demonstrated through some assigned officers in the just-ended Zimbabwean referendum has raised concern especially with the presence of the CIO operatives and police officers deployed at voting stations. While many may have assumed that these officers were meant to boost secu...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 8th, 2013
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By Solomon Ayele Dersso Kenya too much of the lessons of 2007/2008 to heart. First, the institutions and processes for conducting the election were thoroughly followed to deliver a free and fair election. Second, the processes of voter registration, balloting, tabulation, transmission of results were...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Mar 7th, 2013
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Associated PressA man and woman speak on the phone as they wait for results at a provincial vote reporting center in the Mathare slum of Nairobi on Wednesday. NAIROBI—Kenyan presidential candidate Raila Odinga’s party has alleged that the ongoing vote count in the country’s election has b...
By IndepthAfrica
In Kenya
Mar 4th, 2013
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Despite a history of ballot-box violence, polling stations remained calm in Kenya while record numbers cast their vote in the most important election since independence. The Kenyan capital of Nairobi was electric this morning well before the sun rose, as voters made their way to neighborhood polling ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Mar 4th, 2013
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By; Kiflu Hussain Right now, I am following the voting process in Kenya live from NTV.I can’t help but be nostalgic of the unprecedented huge voter turnout in Ethiopia during the 2005 election whose result was blatantly turned upside down by the incumbent,Meles Zenawi who passed away recently without...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jan 17th, 2013
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Kenyan voters will today nominate people for political positions including those of MPs, governors and senators. This comes ahead of elections in March. Security has been heightened across the country ahead of the nominations, especially in areas that have been identified as hotspots. The Inspector G...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 6th, 2012
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Stonash & Opoku Ware On the day of the elections, do not assume that anything is mistakenly or accidently done at the polling stations and/or its surroundings – NO – if you see something; say something! Election is like a double edged sword, it turns into war when not play with caution. In truth,...