Monday, April 22, 2024

MPLA wins over half of claimed votes in Angola

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The National Electoral Commission (CNE) approved the minutes of the final results of the elections in a meeting that took place in the early...

MPLA wins general elections with 51.07 percent of the vote. UNITA wins 44.05 percent

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The provisional results were released this Thursday by the spokesman for the National Electoral Commission (CNE), Lucas Quilundo, at a time when 97.3 percent...

Angola’s MPLA Takes Commanding Lead in Provisional Vote Count

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The ruling Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola, or MPLA, held a commanding lead with 60.65% of the votes in initial provisional results...

Angolans to vote in tight race that could affect pro-Russia ties

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Angolans will vote on Wednesday in a tight race in which the main opposition coalition has its best-ever chance of victory, as millions of...

Kenya election official dies in unclear circumstances

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A Kenyan election official who was in charge of a constituency in the just-ended elections collapsed and died on Monday. Geoffrey Gitobu was at the...

Kenya: Odinga challenges presidential poll results in court

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Kenya's defeated presidential candidate Raila Odinga filed an online petition to the country's top court on Monday challenging the result of the August 9...

Angola braces for closely fought elections

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Angolans will vote on Wednesday to determine whether or not President João Lourenço wins a second and final five-year term in office.  He is running...

Raila Odinga challenges Kenya election result

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Raila Odinga, who came second in Kenya's presidential election, has filed a legal case challenging the result, his lawyers have said. According to the electoral...

SA opposition seeks to oust Ramaphosa over farm scandal

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South African opposition parties say they will apply for a motion of no confidence against President Cyril Ramaphosa over allegations of kidnapping and money...

William Ruto vows return of ‘democratic’ Kenya

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Two days after the Kenyan electoral commission declared William Ruto winner of the presidential race, Kenyans wait for a resolution of the electoral dispute. Ruto...

Independent observer group backs Kenya’s presdidential poll results

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A group of independent observers has said that the just concluded Kenya’s presidential election corresponds to their own tally. The observation group by name of...

Kenya’s deputy president Ruto declared election winner

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Kenya’s electoral commission chairman has declared Deputy President William Ruto the winner of the close presidential election over five-time contender Raila Odinga, a triumph...

Kenya election result: Raila Odinga and William Ruto await verdict

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The results of Kenya's much-awaited presidential election will be known shortly, the electoral body has announced. Preparations for the declaration are underway at the national...

Kenya elections 2022: Raila Odinga and William Ruto in tight race for president

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Provisional results suggest a tight presidential race in Kenya between Deputy President William Ruto and Raila Odinga, a former prime minister  With more than 90% of...

Ghana’s president denies asking APC presidential candidate, Tinubu to ‘give Peter Obi a chance’

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Ghana’s president, Nana Akufo-Addo has dissociated himself from a social media post claiming he had written to the presidential candidate of the ruling All...

Vote Count Is Under Way After Cliffhanger: Kenya Update

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Security has been tightened at Kenya's national tallying center in the capital Nairobi as vote counting for Tuesday’s general elections kicked off, including a...

Young Kenyans shun election hype

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The number of registered young Kenyan voters has dropped five percent since the 2017 poll, in contrast to over-35s, whose tally has increased, according...

Senegal Ruling Coalition Loses Parliamentary Majority in Test for Sall

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In Senegal; it is the first time since the West African nation's independence in 1960 that the ruling party's group loses its absolute majority...

Ex-South African leader Zuma’s corruption trial postponed for 3rd time this year

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The corruption trial of former South African President Jacob Zuma was postponed yet again on Monday, the latest in a seemingly endless series of...

Kenya Election Expected to Be Closest in Years as Debt Crisis Looms

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Kenyans head to the polls on August 9 amid signs that East Africa’s largest economy could be headed for tough times. The country’s currency- the...