Tag: Constitutional court

Chad’s court approves Déby and other 9 candidates, bars his key opponents from presidential vote

March 25, 2024

Chad’s authorities have announced they had cleared 10 candidates, including the country’s interim president and the recently-appointed prime minister, for the long-awaited elections scheduled for ... Read More

DRC: Constitutional Court confirms incumbent leader winner of December elections

January 10, 2024

The Constitutional Court in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) upheld Tuesday January 9 results of December Presidential elections, making incumbent President Félix-Antoine Tshisekedi, winner ... Read More

Zimbabwe: Opposition leader claims presidential victory

August 28, 2023

On Sunday August 27, 2023, the leader of Zimbabwe's opposition, Nelson Chamisa, challenged the re-election of outgoing President Emmerson Mnangagwa, officially announced the day before, ... Read More

Uganda court removes part of controversial law used to silence government critics

January 12, 2023

Constitutional Court in Uganda on Tuesday removed a key part of a controversial communications law, which rights groups charged has been used to prosecute government ... Read More

Burundi: Constitutional Court orders President-elect to be sworn in “as soon as possible”

June 15, 2020

In Burundi, after the death of President Pierre Nkurunziza earlier last week, the Constitutional Court had to choose between an interim president, namely the Speaker ... Read More

Malawi court annuls 2019 Presidential election

February 4, 2020

Malawi Constitutional Court on Monday annulled the May 2019 presidential vote that declared Peter Mutharika a winner.   The electoral commission declared Mutharika winner despite ... Read More

DRC: Top Court Confirms Felix Tshisekedi Winner; Opposition Cries Foul

January 21, 2019

The constitutional court of the Democratic Republic of Congo has confirmed the victory of Felix Tshisekedi in the presidential election, while dismissing a challenge from ... Read More

Egypt : Political Parties Cooperating on Electoral Law, Nour Party Absent

April 3, 2015

Eleven political parties attended the first dialogue meeting with Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab to discuss possible amendments that could be made to the articles that ... Read More

Egypt : Opposition frowns at government after court ruling

March 2, 2015

The Constitutional court ruled that an article in the Electoral law that demarcated the electoral districts violated the constitution. The decision automatically delays the parliamentary ... Read More