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Writers reflect on coming political, economic reforms
Egyptian journalists fear decision may impose more limitations on free press, while official bodies consider it needed measure
Moderate turnout continues for last day of 2018 presidential election
Son of late leader Muammar Gaddafi announces presidential bid
Two-day workshop started on Tuesday to train members about procedures of electoral process
Campaigning for presidential election started on Saturday
Leaders of civilian movement are accused of attempting to topple regime
For several days, the media has been slamming civil opposition formed of political groups and figures, including former presidential candidates Hamdeen Sabahi and Khaled Ali, after they launched a campaign calling for boycotting the upcoming presidential election. Such criticism was further reflected in op-eds published in Sunday’s newspapers, occasionally putting civil forces and the outlawed …
Incumbent president yet to submit list of accomplishments as promised, complex situations face presidential hopefuls
Ahmed Shafiq, the last prime minister under deposed president Hosni Mubarak and a 2012 presidential candidate, announced that he intends to run for Egypt’s 2018 presidential election and that he will be returning to Egypt “in the next few days”, Reuters reported on Wednesday. Shafiq said in a video declaration sent to Reuters and a …
Gezira Sporting Club: 33 candidates running for elections with 3 seats for women The Gezira Sporting Club is witnessing a fierce election between 33 candidates running for all positions in the club. The internal elections, scheduled for 25 November will see a unique competition over three seats for women. There are four candidates competing over …
Mortada and Soliman compete over presidency of Zamalek, Al-Amary and Yasin run for the treasure secretary position in the club
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi issued on Tuesday a decree to form the board of the NEC
The committee that will face re-election are committees of Defence and National Security, African affairs, and Energy and Environment
Three candidates withdrew from the syndicate council seats
Security, fear of popular revolution reasons behind New Administrative Capital
Free and fair elections are one of democracy’s main pillars as is the smooth and peaceful transfer of power. America has chosen and, whether one approves of that choice or not, it should be accepted and respected both at home and abroad. It is no secret that I wrote an op-ed in August 2015 backing …
Results released on Wednesday suggest that President Ali Bongo has narrowly won the presidential election in Gabon. The opposition has rejected the results and has called for a recount in at least one province.
Zambia’s President Edgar Lungu has taken a slight lead as vote counting from Thursday’s election continues. Zambians have raised concerns over the delay in the release of the final results. Chrispin Mwakideu reports.
As Zambians head to the polls on Thursday, tough economic times will be on the minds of most voters. Inflation is high and prices of commodities have gone up.
Thursday’s election in Zambia is a tight two-horse race between the ruling Patriotic Front and the opposition UPND. President Edgar Lungu and his main challenger Hakainde Hichilema are both keen on avoiding a re-run.
There are plans for Kenya’s Jubilee coalition to merge into a single Jubilee Party. This would be a heavy blow for the main opposition party CORD which is plagued by in-fighting and an exodus of party members.
Japanese voters are set to cast their ballots this weekend to elect a new upper house of parliament. And PM Shinzo Abe’s ruling party is expected to secure a big victory. Martin Fritz reports from Tokyo.
Old school values and an inward focus: On Saturday, Australia goes to the polls to elect its sixth prime minister in six years in a campaign with no foreign focus. Helen Clark reports from Melbourne.
Spain’s general election looks likely to result in a weak government that is a poor representation of its voters. Interim Prime Minister Rajoy’s conservative party leads the race. Santiago Saez reports from Madrid.
Londoners go to the polls on Thursday to pick a successor to Boris Johnson, the current mayor. As Julia Macfarlane reports from London, the leading candidates don’t inspire much confidence among voters.
The year 2015 will go down in history as one of elections in Africa. Overall there were thirteen of them. According to observers, eligible voters realized the importance and civic duty to take part in the elections.