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Zimbabwe Chiefs ordered to campaign for Mugabe

HARARE, November 1 – Rights are concerned next year’s elections in Zimbabwe will be credible after chiefs were ordered to campaign for President Robert Mugabe and his Zanu-PF party. Fortune Charumbira, the President of the Chief’s Council, ordered the traditional leaders to ensure their subjects also endorsed Mugabe (93), claiming the veteran leader recognised and […]

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Nigeria to hold presidential elections February next year

JOHANNESBURG, September 29 – Nigeria’s next presidential and parliamentary elections will be on February 16, 2019,  the Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission announced on its official Twitter account on Thursday. The elections will herald the end of incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari’s first term and it remains uncertain if he will run again. Buhari came to power […]

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Angolan elections kick off with the AU monitoring proceedings

JOHANNESBURG, August 23  – Following the invitation by the Government of the Republic of Angola and the National Electoral Commission, the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, has deployed an African Union Election Observation Mission (AUEOM) to the Angolan general elections which began Wednesday morning. The African Union Short Term Election Observation […]