Tag: Elections

Mauritania: Presidential candidates doubt elections credibility

June 13, 2014

Presidential elections in Mauritania are slated for June 21 but majority of the opposition parties, amongst them are the main parties, have decided to boycott ... Read More

Tunisia: LPR dissolved before elections, Opposition satisfied

May 27, 2014

A Tunisian court has decided to dissolve the League for the Protection of the Revolution (LPR) ahead of the upcoming elections. The group is considered ... Read More

Egypt: Al-Sisi’s campaign accused of electoral bribery

May 20, 2014

Criticisms are being directed at al-Sisi for distributing light bulbs ahead of elections.  His campaign team claims that the distribution of almost 300,000 Light Emitting ... Read More

Tunisia: 1st Sukuk to be issued in September, Finance Minister

May 16, 2014

"This time there will be no delay and we will issue a $140 million sukuk in September.” These were the words of the Finance Minister ... Read More

Mauritania: 6 candidates register for June 21 elections

May 9, 2014

Registration with the Mauritanian Constitutional Council has ended with six candidates willing to contest in the June 21 presidential polls. Most of the opposition political ... Read More

Can Issad Rebrab be a Presidential Hopeful in Algerian Coming Elections?

May 4, 2013

Back in 2012, Issad Rebrab was listed as a potential candidate to Algeria’s presidential elections initially scheduled for April 2014 and press reports had then ... Read More