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Referendum

Referendum on December 17th 2019 has nothing to do with MMDCEs Elections

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Come December 17th, 2019, a scheduled referendum by the Electoral Commission would take place across designated centers in Ghana. Having observed the debate going...
Person voting

Botswana’s president says to dissolve parliament ahead of general elections

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Botswana's President Mokgweetsi Masisi announced a decision on Wednesday to dissolve the country's parliament. A statement released by the Office of the...
Mokgweetsi Masisi

Botswana president dissolves parliament ahead of general elections

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Botswana's President Mokgweetsi Masisi announced a decision to dissolve the country's parliament on Tuesday. A statement released by the Office of the...
South Africa

S. African Parliament receives list of designated lawmakers following elections

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Parliament on Wednesday received the list of 400 designated parliamentary members for the sixth National Assembly (NA) following last week's general elections. ...
President Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo

Election 2020: There Will Be No Room for Any Violence

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Ghana’s president Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has served notice violence will not be entertained during the 2020 general elections. He said with the coming into...
INEC

INEC Chief Says Over 72 Million Nigerians are Expected to Vote

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More than 72 million Nigerians are expected to vote in the coming general election in the country, according to the electoral chief on Thursday. Mahmood...
Nigerians 2019 General Elections

Nigerians Unhappy with Electoral Body

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Nigerians on Saturday expressed disappointment at the electoral body's postponement of the presidential election few hours to the commencement of voting in the country. Mahmood...
INEC

Why We Postponed General Elections – INEC

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…Be Neutral, APC urge INEC …Resign immediately, PDP tells INEC chairman …Buhari planning to disenfranchise Nigerians, Atiku says The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), postponed the general...
Two deserted helmets are seen near Libya's capital city of Tripoli, on March 11, 2015. Clashes erupted on Wednesday between Libya Dawn militants and pro-government forces in the Ajaylat area some 80 kilometers west of Tripoli. (Xinhua/Hamza Turkia)

Libyan crisis can be solved by building national army, hold elections – Museveni

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Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has said the Libyan crisis can be solved by building a national army and also holding general elections. ...
Lai-Mohammed-Information-Minister

Nigerian Government Suspects Security Threat to Elections

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The Nigerian government on Monday alleged there were security threats to the upcoming general election, alerting citizens of the west African country to be...
Independent Electoral Commission

Nigeria’s EC ready to hold general elections

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With barely one month to the upcoming general elections in Nigeria, the country's electoral body has said it is ready to conduct free, fair...
Voters' register

Nigeria’s EC says 84 million people registered to vote

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Nigeria's electoral chief said on Monday more than 84 million Nigerians have registered to vote in next month's general elections in the West African...
Buhari artwork

Inadequate transmission oil to pump Nigeria’s Economy

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In recent months and as the General Elections draw nigh, President Buhari and his team has insisted that economic growth under his presidency “is...
Person voting

Ghanaians in Diaspora Can Now Vote

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The Human Rights Division of the High Court in Accra ruled here Monday that the Electoral Commission (EC) of Ghana should allow citizens living...
A supporter of Kenyan opposition National Super Alliance (NASA) coalition, lies on the ground after he was hit by a police truck during a protest along a street in Nairobi.

Kenyan police say 19 killed during electioneering period

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Kenyan police said Thursday some 19 people were killed during the electioneering period which begun on Aug 8 to Oct. 30. Inspector General of Police...
CVM

CVM Dissects Ghana’s Election 2016 and Present Free SHS Policy

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First and foremost, God forgive us of our stubbornness in 2008 and 2012. Our hearts were hardened, corks were inserted into our ...

CHRAJ Applaud Mahama For Displaying Maturity

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The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has commended President John Dramani Mahama “for the maturity demonstrated” by conceding defeat after the...
NDC

Reasons For The Umbrella’s Defeat

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One wonders why Mr John Dramani Mahama and the National Democratic Congress (NDC) lost the 2016 general elections. It is of particular amazement because...

Western Region: Voting runs smoothly

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Voting began smoothly in all the 26 constituencies in the Western Region with long winding queues at many of the polling stations. ...
A voter casts her ballot in Accra, Ghana, on Dec. 7, 2016. Ghana's general elections began from 7 a.m. (0700 GMT) on Wednesday, with more than 15 million registered voters casting their ballots at 29,000 polling stations across the country. (Xinhua/Shi Song)(gl)

Ghanaian general elections begin

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Ghana's general elections began from 7 a.m. (0700 GMT) on Wednesday, with more than 15 million registered voters casting their ballots at 29,000 polling...
Nana Addo

NPP to miss out on NCCE’S Presidential debate

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The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) will today hold a debate for presidential candidates contesting the general elections. The NCCE has however indicated that...

Election 2016: Bodybuilders Urged To Uphold Peace

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The REEWARG, together with the Ashanti Regional Peace Council (RPC), said it had identified the role of body-builders in peace-building (those who refused to...

Ezinlibo community asked to ensure peaceful elections

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Any breach of the peace in the town during the elections would tarnish the hard won reputation of the area. Mr Dan Bossoe,...
Zambian President Edgar Lungu

Security heightened ahead of Zambian President inaugural ceremony

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Lungu, who was declared winner of last month's general elections, will be inaugurated on Tuesday after the country's Constitutional Court threw away a petition...
Zambian President Edgar Lungu

Zambian opposition leader refuses to recognize president’s re-election

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Hakainde Hichilema, leader of the United Party for National Development (UPND), insisted that he was the winner of the polls and that the party's...

Graphic Group campaigns for peace in Bolga

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The meeting which attracted stakeholders including representatives of political parties, the Electoral Commission, the National Commission for Civic Education, traditional rulers and media, provided...
elections

Zambian ex-leader Kaunda calls for peace after disputed elections

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Kaunda, who ruled Zambia since independence from Britain in 1964 to 1991, called on people to maintain peace during the post-election period by...
South Africa Platinum Workers

Synod Clerk advises youth against politicians

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They must also live morally upright lives and to channel all their energies towards activities that would help to contribute their quota to national...
NDC

Elections 2016: Cracks In Agona East NDC Deepens

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Sources within the party are appointing accusing finger on the Member of Parliament for the area, Maame Pokua Sawyer for manipulating the party to...
newspapers

Zambia fires int’l media body’s remarks over closure of independent newspaper

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The IPI has released a report on the closure of the Post Newspaper following its mission to Zambia last month. The report...