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By IndepthAfrica
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May 27th, 2014
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– By Mathias Hounkpe At the end of March 2014, Ivorian President Alassane Outtara declared in Abidjan that “we are determined to ensure that [the 2015 elections] are transparent and truly democratic”. Although this goal is admirable, a number of challenges that existed during the disastrous 2010 pres...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 1st, 2013
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By Sondon S. Mugaradziko Introduction The impact of the just-ended Constitutional referendum will have a bearing on the future politics in Zimbabwe. Once again as Zimbabweans we have been unified in the same way we did in the 1980 general elections. We have realized that beyond politics, we all remai...
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 Egypt
Dec 23rd, 2012
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Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood claimed Sunday that the Islamist-backed constitution has passed with a 64 percent “yes” vote, the day after the final voting in a two-round referendum that deeply divided the country. The constitution’s critics however may contest the outcome. A spok...
By IndepthAfrica
In Election
Oct 20th, 2012
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Today, 1,654,206 registered voters in Ondo State would file out to decide the fate of 13 governorship candidates contesting on the tickets of various political parties. Out of this number, there are 7, 539 voters, made up of those who registered but could not vote last year because of some technical ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 4th, 2012
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DAKAR — Senegalese President Macky Sall’s coalition won a landslide majority in legislative polls, swooping up 119 of 150 seats in the national assembly, according to official results published Wednesday. Former president Abdoulaye Wade’s Senegalese Democratic Party, which had dominated t...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 30th, 2012
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My fellow Ghanaians, Another week has begun, and one is welcomed to the usual Ghanaian Politics of Insults (POI) as the 2012 Presidential and Parliamentary Elections draw closer. The critical and concerned citizen is forced to reflect and wonder, “Where is Ghana heading towards led by men and w...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 4th, 2012
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Julius Malema has asked to stay on as a member of the ruling African National Congress despite being expelled from the party earlier this week, a South African newspaper reported on Sunday. Speaking at a gathering of the ANC’s women’s wing on his 31st birthday on Saturday, Malema said he ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 29th, 2012
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Johannesburg – ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema has been expelled from the ANC. This comes after the party’s prosecutors argued successfully for his five-year suspension to be aggravated, while Malema pleaded for mitigation. This brings Malema’s eventful political career closer...