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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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Uhuru Kenyatta, Raila Odinga In Tight Race To Become Next Kenyan President

Uhuru Kenyatta, Raila Odinga

The race for the next President of Kenya between Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga is very tight. The general and presidential elections in the country is scheduled on August 8 to fill about 1,880 positions. Kenyatta is from the Jubilee party and Odinga from National Super Alliance. Both are the highest profile leaders in Kenya and have dominated the country’s ...

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Liberia President Urges For Peaceful Elections In October

Liberia is scheduled for third presidential and general elections on October 10 and amid the start of campaigning by candidates the president has urged the countrymen for peaceful voting. Among the top candidates are vice president Joseph Nyumah Boakai and former soccer star George Weah, who is a senator and lost the 2011 vice president election. He also was unable ...

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Congo’s Electoral Commission Announces Presidential Elections Not Possible In 2017

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The long delayed presidential elections in Democratic Republic of Congo will face further delay as Electoral Commission of the country announced Friday in Paris that even by the end of 2017 votes would not be possible. The mandate of President Joseph Kabila is ending by the mid of December this year following long protests and claiming dozens of lives in ...

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