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Abdelaziz Bouteflika

President Bouteflika Vows to Make Major Amendments to presidential Polls

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Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika on Sunday pledged to carry out profound reforms to meet the demand of the ongoing massive protests in the North...
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Security very tight in Nigeria ahead of elections

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Nigerian authorities have ordered tight security across the country as Saturday's presidential polls draw near. The police has said that to ensure peaceful elections, it...
Nigerian police women

Nigeria Beefs UP security Ahead of presidential Polls

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Nigerian authorities have ordered tight security across the country as Saturday's presidential polls draw near. The police said Tuesday that to ensure peaceful elections, it...
INEC

Fire Guts Down NIGERIA’S Electoral materials ahead of polls

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Nigeria's electoral body said on Tuesday some sensitive electoral materials were destroyed by fire which broke out at its head office in the southern...
Kenya ruling Jubilee Party members and followers of President Uhuru Kenyatta

EAC says Kenya should promote healing amid divisions linked to repeat polls

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The East African Community Election Observer Mission (EAC EOM) has called upon Kenyan political leaders and election managers to embark on a process of...
Ghanaians do business

Kenyan businesses gradually pick up after repeat polls

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Kenyan capital Nairobi was a beehive of activities on Friday morning as workers reported to their stations and businesses opened after a two-day break...

Kenyans in Uganda vote in country’s presidential polls

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Kenyans living in Uganda on Tuesday joined other diaspora community to cast their ballots for Kenyan's presidential elections. Hundreds queued at their embassy here to...
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Ugandans in Kenya return home ahead of presidential polls

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Some Ugandans working and living in neighboring Kenya have returned home fearing that election violence may erupt after Tuesday's presidential polls. Kenya will go to...
Uhuru Kenyatta

Kenya hails peaceful presidential polls in Somalia

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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta Thursday commended Somalia for successfully holding a peaceful presidential election, saying it was proof that the Horn of Africa country...
Dr Ekow Spio Gabrah, Minister of Trade and Industry

Who replaces John Mahama from the NDC in 2020?

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The defeat of President John Dramani Mahama and his National Democratic Congress in last December elections has destabilized plans by some presidential hopefuls of...
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S.Korean opposition party candidate tops all New Year presidential polls

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A presidential hopeful of South Korea's biggest opposition party took the top spot in all of New Year's presidential polls by local media outlets,...

DR Congo political actors meet over presidential polls

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The problem of elections had pushed opposition members to momentarily suspend their participation in the ongoing political dialogue under the leadership of African Union...

Campaigns for Djibouti’s presidential polls end

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The closure of the campaigns brings to an end two weeks of intense debates and public meetings during which each candidate highlighted his program...

Gabonese Speaker Of Parliament Resigns

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"After much reflection, and in order to restore the dignity of parliamentarians and the honour of Gabon's National Assembly, I have today resigned as...
Benin

Early results of Benin presidential polls expected in on Monday

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The "early trends" of Benin's presidential election are expected on Monday afternoon, according to the country's electoral body. "If things go...
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Benin presidential polls holds despite delays

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Scheduled to begin at 7:00 a.m. local time, voting started at quarter or half past 7 o'clock in some electoral districts, due to...
ECOWAS

ECOWAS welcomes observers to Benin presidential polls

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"It is a great pride for us to see you here for the supervision of this election," the former Guinea Prime Minister Kabine Komara...

Republic of Congo opposition to support one candidate in presidential polls

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The five candidates are from the two opposition coalitions, Front for Respect of Constitutional Order and Democratic Change (FROCAD) and Initiative for Democracy in...
ECOWAS

Africa’s regional bloc calls for peaceful presidential polls in Benin

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In a statement released in Cotonou, ECOWAS said it will deploy a mission of 136 observers to monitor the elections and ensure they are...
Ugandan police

Ugandan army denies taking into custody military chief

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Lt. Col. Paddy Ankunda, the army spokesperson told Xinhua by telephone that information circulating on social media platforms is intended to cause chaos and...

Samia Must Withdraw Vote Buying Allegations – Delle

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Prof Delle who was speaking on Super Morning Show said, gone are the days when they thought that delegates were like sheep and goats that...
Benin

Beninese businessman declares candidature for presidential polls

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Aged 51, Ajavon who specializes in sale of foodstuffs, has been serving as the chairman of Benin National Council of Employers since 2005. He...
Denis Sassou N'Guesso

Republic of Congo to hold early presidential polls

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Republic of Congo President Denis Sassou N'Guesso announced on Tuesday the country will hold presidential elections in early 2016, hence returning the country to...
Burkina Faso

Campaigns for Burkina Faso’s presidential polls open

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According to CENI, 14 candidates will contest the presidential elections. At the same time, 18 political coalitions will take part in the elections which...
Burkina Faso

Campaigns for Burkina Faso’s presidential polls to start on Nov. 8

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The same source announced that the government will spend over 300 million CFA Francs (5,000 U.S. dollars) on civic education for political parties. On...
People pass in front of an electoral campaign poster for incumbent President Alpha Conde in Conakry, Guinea, Sept. 10, 2015.

Guinean opposition calls for deferment of presidential polls

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"We are demanding for the postponement of the presidential elections to try and correct the imperfections witnessed in the electoral process," the parties said...
Ivory Coast

33 candidates to contest in Ivory Coast’s October presidential polls

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A total of 33 Cote d'Ivoire citizens, among them 30 men and three women, have filed nomination papers to contest in the country's forthcoming...

Here Comes The Harvest Season

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By Joe Onwukeme In the aftermath of the inauguration of the 6th democratically elected president of Nigeria, the pandering predilections that heralded the out come...
CCM National Chairman, President Jakaya Kikwete, South Sudan President Salva Kiir Mayardit (left), former South Sudan Vice-President Riek Machar Teny (second right) and Mr Deng Alor Kuol sign an agreement to reunite the SPLM factions in Arusha yesterday. Looking on are the widow of the late SPLM Chairman John Garang, Ms Rebecca Nyandeng de Mabior, and an official from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Mr Thobias Makoba.

South Sudanese President pledges to work with Sudan

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South Sudan President Salva Kiir Mayardit on Sunday reiterated his commitment to working with Sudan in settling outstanding issues between the two neighbors, Sudan's...
Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza

Burundi to pick a candidate designate for presidential polls

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The Burundian ruling party is to hold Saturday, at the party head office in the Burundian capital Bujumbura, its extraordinary congress to elect its...