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Namibia confident of holding upcoming elections amid COVID-19 pandemic

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The Namibia Electoral Commission (ECN) believes that the country can hold successful regional council and local authority elections in November if everyone complies with...
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World Peace Volunteer commends EC for successful registration exercise

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The World Peace Volunteer (WPV) a non-governmental organisation, on Thursday commended the Electoral Commission (EC) for ensuring a successful Voter Registration Exercise though with...
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Registration Review Committee disqualifies Assemblyman

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The District Registration Review Committee (DRRC) has disqualified Anthony Ayitey, the Assemblyman for Kwame Akura West Electoral Area in the Krachi East Constituency of...
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GNA seeks broad-based December elections’ coverage

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The Ghana News Agency (GNA), has affirmed the commitment to use its wider media reach, including the recently-introduced video contents, to keep the citizenry...
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Party members urged to desist from political violence

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Political parties have been urged to educate their members to be tolerant and desist from attacking those who do not share their views. The Right...

Election is competition of manifestos and ideas-Deputy Minister

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Elections should be seen as 'intimidation' of ideas pertaining to political parties, a competition of manifestoes to offer electorates greater opportunities to vote based...
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Violence during registration is a threat to peaceful elections-FOSDA

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The Foundation for Security and Development in Africa (FOSDA) says violence during voter registration exercise is a threat to peaceful elections; hence political parties...
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Adopt floating voter strategy to influence politicians

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The country's youth have been advised to adopt the floating voter strategy to ensure that they used their influence to strike deals with political...
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US hits Guyana with visa sanctions, calls President to ‘step aside’

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The Trump administration announced visa sanctions Wednesday on members of Guyana's ruling government and called for President David Granger to "step aside" so the...
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Youth told to be watchdogs of the electoral process

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The youth have been asked to show keen interest in the country’s electoral process and ensure that it was transparent enough to guarantee free...
Former prime minister Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo, seen here in 2010, has been declared Somalia's new president. (Farah Abdi Warsameh / The Associated Press)

Somali president says elections to take place on time, rules out term extension

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Somali President Abdullahi Mohamed Farmajo has backed a cabinet resolutionto have elections take place on time as stipulated in the constitution. In a statement issued...
A voter casts her ballot in Accra, Ghana, on Dec. 7, 2016. Ghana's general elections began from 7 a.m. (0700 GMT) on Wednesday, with more than 15 million registered voters casting their ballots at 29,000 polling stations across the country. (Xinhua/Shi Song)(gl)

Running Up To December 2020 General Elections

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Background  We are 5 (five) months away from the next general elections scheduled for 7th December2020 and, as usual, the duopoly in Ghanaian political arena...
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Mahama picks Jane Naana Opoku-Agyemang as running mate for 2020 polls

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The flagbearer of the opposition National Democratic Congress, John Dramani Mahama has named former Minister of Education, Prof. Jane Naana Opoku-Agyemang as his running...
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Don’t resort to violence in challenging registrants -EC

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The Electoral Commission (EC) has cautioned the citizenry against the use of violence in challenging the eligibility of registrants at the ongoing voter registration...
Mame Yaa Aboagye

NDC vs EC: NDC Can Summon Their Ancestral Fathers To Register Their Names; They’ll...

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Mame Yaa Aboagye, Deputy Communications Director of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has jabbed the leadership and members of the National Democratic Congress (NDC)...
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UN urges Somali leaders to chart way forward on 2021 polls

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The United Nations office in Somalia has called on the country's leaders to reach consensus on a way forward on holding a universal vote...
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District Peace Committees undergo training

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Members of District Peace Committees in four Assemblies in the Northern Region have undergone training to empower them to engage the youth in their...
Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo speaks after winning the vote in Mogadishu, Somalia, Feb. 8, 2017. Former Prime Minister Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo was elected new president of Somalia in a tightly contested polls held in Mogadishu on Wednesday. (Xinhua/Pan Siwei)

Somali leader calls for crucial meeting to discuss elections, security

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Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo on Thursday called for a crucial security meeting between the federal government and leaders from the federal member states...

Ensure no qualified delegate is disenfranchised- NPP Director of Elections

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Mr Evans Nimako, the Director of Elections, New Patriotic Party (NPP), has urged the Party's National Officers overseeing the ongoing parliamentary primaries to...
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NPP holds elections in 2,365 polling centres tomorrow, June 20

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After the uncertainty of when to select representative due to the COVID-19 pandemic and its anti-measures, all is set for the New Patriotic Party...

REGSEC assures of security ahead of NPP primaries

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The Ashanti Regional Security Council (REGSEC) has given assurance of maximum security in the region as the New Patriotic Party (NPP) prepares to hold...
Ghana League Clubs Association (GHALCA)

GHALCA Set For Elections After Restrictions caused by COVID-19

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Mr. Kudjoe Fianoo, the Chairman of the Ghana League Clubs Association (GHALCA) has said their inability to announce a roadmap for elections of new...
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EC charged to uphold electoral integrity amid COVID-19

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The PALI Center for Governance and Civic, non-state organisation has urged the Electoral Commission (EC) to remain focused and resolute in its quest to...
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Impasse over new Voters’ Register: FOSDA calls for cool heads

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The Foundation for Security and Development in Africa (FOSDA) has called for cool heads to prevail in the impasse over the Electoral Commission’s (EC)...

Democrats funded protests likely to increase in America

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Now that the COVID-19 transmission rate is decreasing in America, the Democrats are not happy with it because of its declining effects on their...
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Laurent Gbagbo’s party to participate in the coming elections

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The party of former president Laurent Gbagbo, the Ivorian Popular Front (FPI), will participate in the October 2020 presidential election, the chairman of the...
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NDC drags AG, EC to Supreme Court over New Voters Register

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The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has dragged the Electoral Commission (EC) to the Supreme Court over the compilation of a new Voters Register. The NDC...
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Chief Imam calls for free and fair December elections

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Sheikh Osman Sharubutu, the National Chief Imam on Sunday called on all stakeholders, especially the Electoral Commission to ensure a violence-free, fair and...
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COVID-19: Chambas urges political actors to seek consensus on elections

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, political actors have been urged to seek for consensus in addressing the disruptions to political processes involving elections. Dr Mohamed...

COVID-19: Government not contemplating to stay in power without elections

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Mr Kojo Oppong-Nkrumah, the Minister of Information, has said the government is not considering any alternative plan to hold on to power if election...