Nov 24, 2015 Africa

MUSEVENI WOOS UGANDAN VOTERS WITH 18 MILLION FREE HOES

Uganda President Yoweri Museveni has directed his Government to purchase 18 million hoes that will be distributed to the residents for...
Oct 28, 2015 Africa

Ivory Coast’s Ouattara secures second term in landslide poll win

Ivory Coast’s President Alassane Ouattara won a blowout poll victory and a second five-year term in a weekend vote intended to draw a...
Oct 15, 2015 Africa - News

Malawi CSOs ask President Mutharika to resign over governance and economic concerns

Some active Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), activists and human rights defenders in Malawi have asked President Peter Mutharika to...
Jul 12, 2015 Africa

Burundi presidential poll delayed amid worsening violence

BURUNDI’S presidential election has been postponed to July 21 from July 15, a presidential spokesman said on Saturday, after African...
May 13, 2015 Africa

Burundi general declares coup against President Nkurunziza

A Burundi army general says senior officers are "dismissing" President Pierre Nkurunziza, amid unrest over his bid to be re-elected to a...
May 12, 2015 Africa

Burundi heads for polls amid brutal repression

PIERRE Claver Mbonimpa is not permitted to get close to an airport, train station or port without authorisation from a judge. He cannot...
Dec 3, 2014 Africa

Actor Wins Nigerian Opposition Party Primaries

Nollywood actor Desmond Elliot has emerged as the candidate to represent All Progressives Congress in Surulere constituency at the incoming...
Nov 19, 2014 Africa

Namibians to vote electronically, first for Africa

In a first for Africa, Namibians will cast their ballots electronically in this month's presidential and legislative polls, the election...
Nov 19, 2014 Africa

Elections in #Tunisia 2014 Presidential Election #Frequently Asked Questions

When is Election Day? Presidential elections will be held on Sunday, November 23, 2014. Polling stations open at 8:00 a.m. and voting ends...