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Election Commission Building Attacked In Libyan Capital Tripoli

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Election Commission office in Libyan capital Tripoli was attacked on Wednesday by two bombers who infiltrated the building and fired at people inside before detonating explosives. Islamic State claimed responsibility through its affiliated Amaq news agency. Fourteen people were killed. Elections in the country is planned for later in 2018 and the attack is seen as aimed to disrupt the ...

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Zambian President Edgar Lungu Faces Criticism Over His Election Remark

Zambian President Edgar Lungu

Zambian President Edgar Lungu may not be found eligible in contesting the 2021 elections and in context to this he came under attack on Friday for his remarks to be intimating the judges who are presiding his case. The president said Zambia will come under chaos situation if the court stops him from contesting the elections. He was speaking in ...

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Elections Not Possible Before April 2019: Congo’s Electoral Commission

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Joseph Kabila has been continuously making use of all the efforts to postpone his stepping down from the chair of President of Democratic Republic of Congo. Presidential election was scheduled to be held last year in November but it was failed even though there was wide protest by opposition claiming it to be unconstitutional. Lately the electoral commission added fuel ...

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Liberia’s Upcoming Presidential Election Most Unpredictable

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Twenty candidates will be combating the presidential election in Liberia following the step down of President Sirleaf after 12 years. The polls will be held on October 10 this year and is said to be most hotly contested one. It is unpredictable as several new faces have emerged as contestant. The country will also select members of the House of ...

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Kenyan Opposition Leader Raila Odinga To Challenge Election Result In Court

Kenyan Opposition Leader Raila Odinga

Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga said to be challenging the recent presidential election result in Supreme Court and wage a campaign of civil disobedience too. His comments may set off another wave of protests in the Kenyan capital city Nairobi mainly. In last week’s protest more than twenty people were shot dead by police if believed to the data updated ...

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Uhuru Kenyatta Wins Kenyan Presidential Election Second Time

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Uhuru Kenyatta becomes the President of Kenya for the second term. Election commission announced him as the winner with 54 percent vote calling the voting to be credible, fair and peaceful. Meanwhile, opposition presidential candidate Raila Odinga alleged the poll was rigged. His supporters had taken to streets after the voting in protest. Police in huge number has been deployed ...

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Kenyan Election IT System Not Compromised: Chief Electoral Officer

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Chief electoral officer of Kenya, Ezra Chiloba, said the IT systems were not compromised as claimed by the opposition to have favored a political party. Presidential candidate Raila Odinga earlier rejected the provisional results that reveal President Uhuru Kenyatta is leading strongly. The claim also resulted with violence at several parts of Nairobi and Kisumu, which is stronghold of the ...

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