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Roch Marc Christian Kaboré

Burkina Faso’s incumbent president wins election

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Burkina Faso's incumbent president Roch Marc Christian Kabore has won the November 22 presidential election and secured a second term of office, provisional results...

Manual on election adjudication launched

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Chief Justice Anin Yeboah on Tuesday launched the fourth edition of the Manual on Election Adjudication to address electoral issues that might arise from...
U.S. President Donald Trump addresses the daily coronavirus response briefing as National Security Advisor Robert O'Brien and Attorney General William Barr stand by at the White House in Washington, U.S., April 1, 2020. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

Trump campaign Drops lawyer who promoted election conspiracy theories

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The Trump campaign on Sunday distanced itself from lawyer Sidney Powell, who while being part of its legal team promoted conspiracy theories and falsely...
Mr Siaka Stevens

Let’s defend our prevailing peace – Mr Stevens

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Mr Siaka Stevens, the Deputy Bono Regional Minister, has urged Ghanaians to uphold and defend the prevailing peace of the nation to facilitate a...
Mr Greenstreet

Profile: Mr Greenstreet, CPP Election 2020 Presidential Candidate

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Mr Ivor Kobina Greenstreet, is a lawyer, called to the Ghana Bar and the English Bar (Inner Temple) as well as a publisher and...

Trump fires U.S. top cybersecurity official over election security statement

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U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted on Tuesday that Chris Krebs has been terminated as director of the U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)...
Election in Ghana

Stakeholders in Effutu to protect the peace of the area during election

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Stakeholders in the development and peace Effutu Municipality have given assurance that they will work assiduously to protect the peace, tranquility, and cohesion that...
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence gestures as he attends a press conference on the COVID-19 at the White House in Washington D.C. March 10, 2020. The number of COVID-19 cases in the United States have topped 1,000 by 11:30 p.m. EST Tuesday (0330 GMT on Wednesday), reaching 1,001 with 28 deaths, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

Pence cancels holiday to help Trump effort to overturn election

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US Vice President Mike Pence scrapped plans for a Florida vacation so he could help lead President Donald Trump's effort to overturn president-elect Joe...
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A day late, Saudi leaders congratulate Biden on election win

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Saudi King Salman and his son Crown Prince Mohammed, strong allies of US President Donald Trump, have congratulated his rival on his election win,...
Trump

Italy’s Berlusconi: Being too arrogant cost Trump the election

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Donald Trump lost the US presidential election by being too aggressive and too arrogant, former Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi suggested Sunday. "I think that in...
Vote

Polls open in Myanmar’s ‘fundamentally flawed’ election

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Polls are to open on Sunday morning in Myanmar's second election since it emerged from outright military dictatorship, with Aung San Suu Kyi...
Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden

Joe Biden: The Democrat aiming to unseat the president

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Joe Biden spent most of his life serving in Washington, as a senator from the Democratic Party and vice president under Barack Obama. However, attempts...
Tanzanian President John Magufuli

Tanzania’s president-elect Magufuli receives certificate of victory

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Tanzania's President-elect John Magufuli on Sunday pledged to work hard after he was re-elected. "The landslide victory given to me in the elections by Tanzanians...
Biden Donald Trump

2020 U.S. election spending tops nearly 14 bln, more than previous two election cycles...

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The total cost of the 2020 U.S. election, including presidential and congressional, will near 14 billion U.S. dollars, a sum more than what was...
Mail In Ballot

Fears of contested election loom in US amid mail-in ballot surge

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November 3 is Election Day in the US, but this year the real focus is on what might happen after Tuesday's vote. The surge in...
Roch Marc Christian Kaboré

Burkina Faso’s president voices concerns about unrest in Cote d’Ivoire ahead of election

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Burkina Faso's president voiced concerns about the unrest in the run-up to the presidential election in Cote d'Ivoire, in an interview broadcasted Sunday by...
United Nations

UN mission praises election of municipal councils in western Libya

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The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) on Monday praised election of municipal councils in four western Libyan towns. "UNSMIL congratulates the citizens...
Vote

Voter apathy to triumph in Egypt’s parliamentary elections

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Egypt is set to hold its parliamentary polls later this month to elect 568 lawmakers for a five-year term, more than two months after...
Women Election

Women must participate in election processes-NCCE

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Mr Richard Asilevi, Kpando Municipal Director, National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), has called for the active involvement of women in the country’s electoral...
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Commit to peace and foster togetherness – Clergyman

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Stakeholders in the electoral process have been advised to commit to peace and foster togetherness in the country before, during and after the general...
Trump

Trump refuses to commit to peaceful power transfer if he loses election

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U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday refused to commit to a peaceful transfer of power should he lose this year's presidential race, while...

Our national development agenda is shorthanded by party manifestos – Dr. Vladimir Antwi-Danso

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An international relations expert and the director of academics at the Ghana Armed Forces command and staff college, Dr. Vladimir Antwi-Danso has observed with...

Exorbitant filing fees meant to weed out “frivolous aspirants”

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Mr Kwesi Jonah, a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Democratic Governance (IDEG) has waded into the debate over the GHc100, 000 filing...
WASHINGTON, Aug. 24, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken in Arlington, Virginia, the United States, on Aug. 24, 2020 shows screens displaying U.S. President Donald Trump speaking during the 2020 Republican National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina. Trump was nominated for a second term on Monday at the 2020 Republican National Convention (RNC) in Charlotte, North Carolina, which has been scaled back due to the coronavirus pandemic. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

Could mountains of mail-in ballots spark U.S. election chaos?

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by Matthew Rusling This election year could well see the largest number of mail-in ballots in recent memory, and...
Jean Mensa, Chairperson of the Electoral Commission

Ghana EC to exhibit provisional voters’ register for general election

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Ghana's Electoral Commission (EC) will exhibit the 2020 provisional voters' register from Sept. 18 to 25, ahead of the general election in December, the...
Yoweri Museveni

Ugandan president says detained minister to be prosecuted over election violence

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Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Monday said a minister who was detained by police over the weekend will be prosecuted over the election...
Radio

Tanzanian radio station banned over release of unauthorized election statistics

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The Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA) on Thursday banned a privately-owned radio and television station for seven days after it reported unauthorized election statistics. ...
Somalia

Somali leaders reach agreement on election model

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Somali President Mohamed Farmajo and three regional leaders have agreed on a new election model for the 2020/21 polls, which is seen as crucial...
President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita

Mali president resigns after military coup

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Mali's President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita announced his resignation on live television in the early hours of Wednesday morning following a military coup. "I've decided to...
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New Zealand delays general election until October over new outbreak

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New Zealand will delay its general election by a month as the country grapples with a second outbreak of Covid-19, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern...