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Congo election marred by protest and delays, opposition alleges fraud

In Bunia, also in eastern Congo, security forces fired warning shots to disperse protesters after a voting centre was vandalised …

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Polls officially open as Congolese vote to elect new leaders

This election could mark the country’s second peaceful transition of power since gaining independence from Belgium in 1960.

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Meet the female presidential candidates in the 2023 DRC Elections

Although Article 13 of the 2022 electoral law paved the way for gender parity, the current political landscape in DRC paints a di…

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District Level Elections Rescheduled in parts of Ashanti and Eastern Regions

The election spans 6,215 electoral areas across 216 metropolitan, municipal, and district assemblies.

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Polls open as Ghanaians vote in Assembly and Unit Committee Elections

Polls opened at 7am GMT and are expected to close at 5 pm GMT across 6,215 electoral areas in 216 Metropolitan, Municipal and Dis…

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President el-Sisi declared victorious in Egypt election

Sisi won 89.6 percent of the vote, the National Elections Authority said on Monday.

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Egypt’s Presidential Election results to be announced today

Ballot sorting at many polling stations has revealed that Sisi is leading the polls, while candidates Zahran and Omar are competi…

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Former South Africa president Jacob Zuma 'won't vote for ANC', forms his own party

Mr Zuma's new party is named uMkhonto we Sizwe (MK), meaning spear of the nation, which is the same name as the former armed wing…

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3 Proposals put forward by the Electoral Commission ahead of Election 2024

The proposals are already raising eyebrows among the country’s two major political parties: the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the…

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The 2023 District Assembly Elections: A Comprehensive Analysis

According to the 2021 Population and Housing Census, women make up about 50.7% of the total population in Ghana. However, women's…