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Ramaphosa On SA Elections: “I Am Going To Emerge Victorious”

President Cyril Ramaphosa said that he's been working tirelessly over the last few months preparing for next week's elections but is confident he will come out victorious.Ramaphosa spent...
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All The Latest Events In Sudan

All the latest events in Sudan as protesters keep up demands for civilian rule after Omar al-Bashir's removal.
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South Africa 2019 Elections

South Africa is getting ready for what is being called the most important election since the birth of democracy 25 years ago.South Africa's political landscape is currently undergoing...
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Algeria: “What We Need Is An Elected President”

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s own party is rejecting his plans for a national conference aimed at quelling mass protests against his leadership.The 82-year-old Bouteflika, has barely...
Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika

Algeria’s Protesters Want Change

Bouteflika was hailed as a savior when he assumed office in 1999, at the end of Algeria’s brutal civil war. He was an old face — a veteran of the country’s war of independence from France who became foreign minister at the age of 26.
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Ballots Counted After Nigerian Governor Elections Vote

Votes are being counted in 29 of Nigeria's 36 states, after polls to elect state and local representatives.The state elections, which took place on Saturday, came two weeks...
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President Muhammadu Buhari Reelected, But Opponent Rejects Results

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has secured a second four-year term in office, final results from Saturday's national election show.Buhari, who first came to power in 2015 after defeating then-incumbent Goodluck Jonathan, defeated his main...
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Macky Sall Wins Senegal’s Presidential Elections

President Macky Sall has won Sunday's presidential election in Senegal, the country's prime minister said.Mahammed Dionne, citing a provincial tally, said Sall garnered at least 57% of the votes cast in Sunday's poll."We must congratulate...
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2019 Nigeria Presidential Election: Live Updates

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Nigeria Election 2019: Does Anyone Benefit From Poll Delay?

Saturday, 23 February is the new date for Nigeria's presidential election. The initial election date was postponed in a dramatic overnight press conference just five hours before the polls were to open last Saturday. Nigerians...
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Breaking: INEC Postpones Nigeria’s General Election To February 23rd

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has postponed to February 23rd, the General election earlier scheduled for Saturday, February 16th, 2019. INEC chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu,while briefing newsmen at the commission’s headquarters, announced that continuing...

What To Expect As 84 Million Nigerians Go To The Polls

Nigerians go to the polls on February 16 in the first of two sets of elections to choose the president, national assembly and state legislators. Olayinka Ajala sets the scene for Africa’s largest democratic undertaking and highlights the main logistical and political challenges that come with it.

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