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Nigeria: People With Disabilities Launch Charter For Full Inclusion In Electoral Processes

Nigeria: People With Disabilities Launch Charter For Full Inclusion In Electoral Processes

By Longtong Ibrahim People with Disabilities (PWDs) in Nigeria have officially launched the PWDs charter, demanding for a level playing ground from government, political parties, as well as both the national and state electoral bodies to fully participate in electoral processes of the country. Some of their demands are that INEC should employ qualified PWDs […]

Nigeria: Over 30 Opposition Parties In Kaduna Vow To Boycott Political Activities, Until…

By Longtong Ibrahim 36 out of the 38 registered political parties in Kaduna state (northwest Nigeria), have vowed to boycott all political activities organized by the Kaduna state Independent Electoral Commission (KAD-SIECOM), stressing that, until all political parties as well as relevant stakeholders are carried along and a realistic time table/programs for the local government […]

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Zimbabwe: Police Teargas Protesters Protesting Against Plans To Rig 2018 Election

Harare – Police in Zimbabwe have fired tear gas and water cannons to disperse dozens of opposition supporters protesting what they say are plans to rig next year’s presidential election. The main opposition MDC-T party, which organized the protest in the capital of Harare on Wednesday, alleges that the country’s elections management body is plotting […]

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EU Warns Of Possible Violence In Kenya Presidential Election

The head of the European Union’s election observer mission in Kenya says it’s no secret there are concerns about possible violence in next month’s (August 8th) presidential election. Kenya a decade ago faced postelection violence that left more than 1,000 people dead and 600,000 displaced from their homes. It was arguably the worst upheaval the […]

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Gambia’s Peaceful Parliament Elections Mark Significant Growth For The Country-President Adama Barrow

By Winifred Bulus President of The Gambia, Adama Barrow, commends Gambians for conducting a peaceful parliament election. The president in a press statement expressed gratitude to the country for conducting a peaceful campaign and election. This, he said was significant in the country’s new dimension towards change which is in line with the new government’s […]

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Gambia Carries Out First Parliament Election ln 22 Years

By Winifred Bulus Gambia is conducting first legislative election in 22 years after being free from dictatorial rule. 228 contestants from nine parties are contesting for 53 parliament seats. More than 880,000 cictizens are legible to vote and a number of people have come out to exercise their voting rights. Opposition parties who had merged […]

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Nigeria: Group Sensitizes Communities On Engaging Elected Officials On Development

By Longtong Ibrahim Residents of Fagaci Tsohuwa and Fagaci Sabuwa communities in Soba local government area of Kaduna State in northeast Nigeria have cried of total neglect by past and present government in the country. “Even those we elected cannot come down to our communities for visit because the roads are bad. Majority of us […]

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Former Prime Minister, a U.S Citizen, Elected Somali’s New President

Former Somali Prime Minister Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo, who holds duals Somali-U.S citizenship, was on Wednesday declared Somali elected President and immediately sworn in. He vowed to crack down on corruption and Al-Shabaab militants. The 55-year-old former premier, whose hails from the Darod clan and who goes by the nickname “Farmajo”, won after incumbent president Hassan […]

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