Tag: election

King Mohammed VI: Democracy is a Gradual, Home-Grown Exercise Based on Pluralism and Diversity

January 17, 2024

King Mohammed VI has affirmed that democracy is not a ready-made recipe; nor is it a model to be imported but it is a gradual, ... Read More

Comoros: President Assoumani tipped to win fourth term amid controversy

January 12, 2024

The Indian Ocean archipelago nation of Comoros will vote in an election on Sunday (14 January) that is widely expected to deliver a fourth term ... Read More

DR Congo goes to polls amid concerns about transparency and ‘hate speech’

December 20, 2023

As millions of Congolese citizens Wednesday (20 December) head to polling stations to cast their vote one of the most anticipated elections of 2023, the ... Read More

Two elections with very different conduct: Liberia’s ‘peaceful’ vs. Madagascar’s ‘tense’

November 20, 2023

Votes are being tallied in two African states — Liberia and Madagascar — and while their final results are still forthcoming, what is clear is ... Read More

Liberia: violent clashes ahead of 10 Oct general election raise security concerns

October 10, 2023

Liberia’s incumbent President George Weah, who is seeking a second six-year term, faces off against 19 other candidates in Tuesday’s (10 October) election, whose result ... 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

Namibia’s ruling party names Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah as sole candidate for presidential elections

March 14, 2023

Namibia's President Hage Geingob has named Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah as the sole candidate for the ruling Swapo party in next year's elections. The nomination came Saturday ... Read More

Tanzania opposition figure comes back home after years in exile

March 2, 2023

Tanzanian opposition politician Godbless Lema has returned home after two years in exile in Canada over threats to his life following a disputed election. A ... Read More

Nigeria election: first results trickling in, Obi wins key Lagos state

February 27, 2023

Nigeria's Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has started announcing state-by-state results from Saturday's presidential election but the slow process of uploading the results to INEC’s ... Read More

Tunisia: Low turnout at 11.3 per cent in elections second round

January 30, 2023

11.3 per cent of voters casted their ballot papers during the second round of Sunday elections, Tunisia’s independent elections body, ISIE announced after the poll ... Read More