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Ethiopia is scheduled to have parliamentary elections on June 5, 2021. (courtesy of Addis Standard Facebook)

U.S. Senators’ Call for Postponing Ethiopian Election Is Foolish & Very Dangerous

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May 7, 2021 Lawrence Freeman On June 5, Ethiopia will conduct national parliamentary elections that will be decisive not only for Ethiopia, but the entire Horn...
Electoral Commission

Ghana’s 2020 election costs GH¢40.78 per voter – EC

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The cost per voter in the just ended 2020 Presidential and Parliamentary elections is about GHS40.78, translating to USD7.7. This is a reduction of almost...
President Abdelmadjid Tebboune

Algerian President sets date of parliamentary elections at June 12

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Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune on Thursday signed a decree that sets the date of the parliamentary elections at June 12, official APS news agency...
A banner “In commemoration of the 612th anniversary of Zheng He's voyages” is seen in the 300-year-old Jonker Street in Malacca's historic towns. The Jonker Street, the Chinatown street of Malacca, witnessed the frequent exchanges between China and Malaysia in history. (Photo by Yu Yichun from People’s Daily)

Malaysia won’t hold elections until after the pandemic – Prime Minister

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dpa/GNA - Malaysia will not hold parliamentary elections during the coronavirus pandemic, Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin, said in a Monday speech marking one year...
Vote

Uganda’s presidential, parliamentary elections kick off

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Uganda's presidential and parliamentary elections kicked off on Thursday with people in the east African country queuing up to cast their votes. A total of...
Social Media

Uganda blocks social media ahead of presidential and parliamentary elections

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Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni said late Tuesday the government has blocked social media in the country because of the unfair practice by Facebook and...
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Uganda beefs up security in capital ahead of Thursday polls

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The Ugandan military and police have stepped up security in and around the capital Kampala ahead of the presidential and parliamentary elections slated for...
Votebox

Low turnout in Kazakhstan’s elections after call for boycott

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dpa/GNA - Parliamentary elections in Kazakhstan on Sunday saw significantly lower voter turnout than the last round, in 2016, as protesters called on...
Votebox

Kazakhstan’s independent opposition boycotts parliamentary elections

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dpa/GNA - Some 18 months after the election of Kazakhstan's President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, the population of the Central Asian republic is voting for...
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni

Ugandan president vows to hold credible general elections on Jan. 14

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Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has said the presidential and parliamentary elections on Jan. 14 will be credible and warned against those planning to...
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Uganda deploys elite force in capital ahead of Jan. 14 polls

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Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Thursday said an elite force has been deployed in the capital Kampala to stamp out criminality ahead of the...
Nana Addo

President Akufo-Addo urged to prioritise infrastructure development

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Mr Yaw Dabie-Appiah, a former Organiser of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has called on President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to prioritise infrastructure development...
John Peter Amewu

AG storms Supreme Court over Amewu’s victory and swearing -in

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The Attorney-General (A-G) has invoked the supervisory jurisdiction of the Supreme Court to quash the decision of a Ho High Court on December 23,...
NPP

NDC election demonstrations are unlawful- NPP Secretary

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The Techiman South Constituency Executives of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) have condemned what they described as lawless agitations and protest by supporters of...
Protest March

Ketu South seeks election results justice on streets

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Hundreds of residents have poured onto streets in the Ketu South Municipality to demand that the right verdict be delivered in the just-ended Presidential...
Mr Ebo Gyebi

I will come back stronger – Nhyiaeso Independent candidate

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Mr Ebo Gyebi, a defeated independent parliamentary candidate for Nhyiaeso Constituency in the just ended elections, has pledged to come back stronger in the...
csos

Statement by CSOs on matters arising after 2020 election results declaration

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Civil society organizations in Ghana, commend all the key stakeholders including the Electoral Commission, Political Parties, Citizens and the Media for their commitments towards...
NPP

NPP won Sefwi-Waiwso seat on merit- Secretary

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The Sefwi-Waiwso constituency branch of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Western North Region has reiterated that the party won both the Presidential...
Ghana Police

Tema Police Command commends electorates for good conduct

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The Tema Regional Police Command has commended residents of the Tema Region for exhibiting good conduct during the just ended presidential and...
NPP

Mpohor NPP Commends EC for successful conduct of 2020 elections

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The New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Mpohor Constituency of the Western Region has commended the Electoral Commission (EC) for the transparent and successful...
Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah

Tough decisions affected NPP in the 2020 Elections-Oppong Nkrumah

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The Government says its resolve to clamp down on illegal small-scale mining and pursue financial clean-up exercise invariably affected the New Patriotic Party's (NPP)...
Madam Abla Dzifa Gomashie

Dzifa Gomashie is Ketu South’s first female MP

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Madam Abla Dzifa Gomashie has won the Ketu South Parliamentary seat for the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the just ended Presidential and Parliamentary...
Person voting

Voting ends peacefully in Akwatia Constituency

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The 2020 Presidential and Parliamentary elections ended successfully in the Akwatia Constituency at 1700 hours, official closing time of the polls. A significant number of...
Ms Brigitte Dzogbenuku

Vote in peace and love – PPP

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Ms Brigitte Dzogbenuku, the Progressive People's Party’s presidential candidate, has urged Ghanaians to vote on Monday, December 7, in peace and love. ...
Political Vigilantism

Muslim youth cautioned against electoral violence

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Alhaji Alfa Anas Hamidu, the Volta Regional Chief Imam, has called on the Muslim youth to desist from acts of electoral violence before, during...
Electoral Commission (EC)

All electoral materials ready for Greater Accra elections-EC

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Mr George Kwame Amoah, the Greater Accra Regional Director of Electoral Commission says the Commission is fully prepared to organise a credible and successful...
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)

Glance at Navrongo Central Constituency

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The Navrongo Central Constituency is located in the Kassena-Nankana Municipality of the Upper East Region with a total voter population of 54791, and 35...
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NCCE holds youth activists workshop at Paga

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As the December 7 Presidential and Parliamentary elections draw close, collective roles of citizens and stakeholders are needed to ensure peaceful electoral process before,...
Election in Ghana

Intensify voter education to reduce spoiled and rejected ballots-CCOD

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Dr Gabriel Gbiel Benarkuu, the President of the College of Community and Organization Development (CCOD), has called for intensified voter education to reduce rejected...
Juan Guaido

US reaffirms support for Guaido ahead of Venezuelan elections

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The United States on Wednesday reaffirmed its support for Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido ahead of Sunday's parliamentary elections, in which he is expected...