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UN calls on Cameroonians to go to the polls on Sunday

JOHANNESBURG, October 5 – United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has urged all Cameroonians to exercise their democratic rights in Sunday’s presidential elections, adding that they should be peaceful, credible and inclusive. In a statement from his spokesperson, the UN chief also called on all stakeholders to “exercise restraint before, during and after the election”. Nine candidates are contesting the […]

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Malawi vice president slammed for “using violence to promote candidacy”

JOHANNESBURG, August 21 – Former Malawi vice president Khumbo Kachali has accused incumbent vice president Saulos Chilima of using violence to promote his candidacy ahead of elections next year, Malawi24 reported on Tuesday. Kachali made his accusatory comments on Facebook, saying Chimila had shown the crowd at a United Transformation Movement rally in Mangochi in […]

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Mnangagwa reaches out to Chamisa

HARARE, August 2  ‑ Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has on Thursday, reached out to his MDC Alliance opponent Nelson Chamisa regarding the prevailing tense situation in the country. “We have been in communication with Nelson Chamisa to discuss how to immediately diffuse the situation, and we must maintain this dialogue in order to protect the […]