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Edgar Lungu

Zambian leader calls for enhanced dialogue ahead of polls

Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Thursday called for enhanced dialogue among stakeholders in order to iron out differences ahead of this year's general elections. ...
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Zambia opposition alliance crumbles ahead of polls

The long-held perception in Zambia that political alliances can never work has come to reality once again following the crumbling of another alliance ahead...
Ghana Weightlifting Federation (GWF)

Ghana Weightlifting Federation goes to the polls

THE Ghana Weightlifting Federation (GWF) will hold a virtual congress tomorrow, Wednesday February 17, 2021 as they elect officers to run the federation for...

Zambia electoral body launches electronic voter register inspection ahead of polls

Zambia's electoral body on Friday launched the electronic inspection of the provisional voters' register ahead of general elections slated for this year. The exercise will...

Ugandans go to polls amid raging COVID-19 pandemic

Ugandan presidential and parliamentary elections kicked off on Thursday as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to rampage across the country. Incumbent President Yoweri Museveni, who has...

Court adjourns Ablekuma Central election shooting case to January 18

An Accra Circuit Court has adjourned the shooting case at Ablekuma Central during the election on December 7, to January 18. The court had earlier...
Ngo Tatale

Pan-African Organisation for Research and protection of violence organizes peace walk in Tatale

Pan-African Organisation for Research and Protection of Violence on Women and Children a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) has organised a day’s peace March at...
Burkina Faso Map

Polls close for presidential, legislative elections in Burkina Faso

Polls for combined presidential and general elections in Burkina Faso have closed as scheduled at 1800 hours local time on Sunday, and provisional results...
Burkina Faso Election

Polls close for presidential, legislative elections in Burkina Faso

Polls for combined presidential and general elections in Burkina Faso have closed as scheduled at 6 p.m. local time on Sunday, and provisional results...
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Ghanaians ready to vote for a woman as President-NCCE

A survey conducted by the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), has established that a higher proportion of Ghanaians have expressed their willingness to...
Biden Vs Trump

Trump Defeated at the Polls by Mass Sentiment

Millions around the United States celebrate the electoral defeat of right-wing and racist administration All the major United States based corporate news networks finally called...
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)

EC ready to deliver Dec 7 elections

The Electoral Commission (EC) says it is ready to deliver a successful, credible, fair, orderly and peaceful elections on December 7, 2020. Chairperson of the...
Intellectual Patriots

Intellectual Patriots sensitize artisans on NPP manifesto ahead of polls

Intellectual Patriots, an advocacy group, has educated artisans in the Tema West municipality on the New Patriotic Party's (NPP) manifesto as it...
Political Vigilantism

Security analyst calls for public awareness towards potential electoral violence in Ghana

Security analyst has called for Ghanaian authorities to intensify education and awareness creation on citizens about the potential dangers of electoral violence in Ghana...
African American Voting During Reconstruction History Com Graphic

Voter Suppression and Right-wing Threats Fail to Keep Millions Away from the Polls

Many prepare for inevitable conflict over national elections outcome beginning on November 3 Efforts aimed at thwarting the fundamental bourgeois democratic rights of the majority...
Stephanie S. Sullivan

Let’s maintain protected, accountable journalists ahead of polls– US Ambassador

Madam Stephanie S. Sullivan, the United States (US) Ambassador to Ghana, has underscored the need for the US and Ghana to maintain respected, protected...
Electoral Commission (EC)

Sixty-two Parliamentary candidates to contest in Western Region

Sixty-two parliamentary candidates would contest the December 7, polls in the Western Region. Nine of the candidates are females and 53...
Yankah Nomination

Prof Yankah files nomination to contest Agona East Parliamentary election

Professor Kwesi Yankah, Minister in charge of Tertiary Education has filed his nomination to contest the Agona East Parliamentary seat with a call...
Donald Trump

Trump replaces campaign manager as polls show him falling further behind Biden

U.S. President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that he has replaced his campaign manager Brad Parscale with Bill Stepien, amid recent polls showing he...
Joe Biden

Biden surging ahead in some polls, but next U.S. president still far from certain

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is ahead in the polls, but experts said the winner of the 2020 race to the White House is...
Tema East Mp

Tema East MP wins NPP primaries

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Tema East has won a the slot to represent the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the 2020 General...
Politics Voting

NPP Parliamentary Primaries begin in Northern and North East Regions

Polls have opened in the Northern and North East Regions to elect parliamentary nominees to stand on the ticket of the ruling New Patriotic...
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (C) shakes hands with supporters during a campaign trail in Or Yehuda, Israel, on March 16, 2015. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told an Israeli news website Monday that if he is elected in Tuesday's national elections, "there will be no Palestinian state." (Xinhua/JINI/Dani Maron)

Israeli voters return to polls in record 3rd election within 1 year

by Keren Setton Israelis voted on Monday in the unprecedented third election within one year to decide whether sitting Israeli Prime Minister...
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International partners urge Somalia to fix issues in electoral law ahead of polls

The international partners have called on Somali leaders to iron out pending issues in the recently enacted electoral law ahead of the elections at...
Election in Ghana

Don’t go to the polls to cause havoc – Adam Bonaa

Mr Adam Bonaa, a Security Analyst has urged Ghanaians planning to cause havoc in the 2020 general elections to desist from the act as...
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Misunderstanding over placement of ballot boxes delays polls in Ketu South

Confusion over where ballot boxes were to be placed to ensure successful polls delayed New Patriotic Party parliamentary primaries in the Ketu South Constituency...
NPP Elections

NPP goes to polls on Saturday

The New Patriotic Party, will, on Saturday, September 28, hold parliamentary primaries across the country in 106 constituencies termed ‘orphan constituencies’. Orphaned constituencies, because the...

Facebook pulls down 687 pages belonging to India’s congress party ahead of polls

Social media giant Facebook Inc. has removed 687 pages and accounts linked to India's main opposition National Congress party. The company Monday said pages,...
Mohammed Lafiya New IGP

Nigerian police ban use of unaccredited vehicle during polls

Nigerian police issued an immediate ban on unauthorized use of unmarked cars and those with covered vehicle number plates across the country. The ban was...
Nigerian police

Nigerian Police very alert over possible clashes

Security agencies in Nigeria have intensified surveillance across the country to prevent civil disruptions ahead of the official release of polls results, a senior...