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Nigerian supreme court dismisses appeal against Buhari election win

31 October 2019, 10:18 AM

Nigeria’s Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed an appeal by the main opposition candidate to overturn the result of February’s presidential election in which Muhammadu Buhari was returned to office.


UDC to challenge Botswana election results

28 October 2019, 3:48 PM

The main opposition party in Botswana, the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) says it is preparing court papers to dispute the outcome of last week’s general elections.

Supporters gather at the campaign headquarters of presidential candidate Alberto Fernandez in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Argentina’s Peronists sweep back into power as Macri ousted

28 October 2019, 5:34 AM

Peronist Alberto Fernandez had 47.79% of the vote, ahead of Macri’s 40.71%, with more than 90% of ballots counted, putting the center-left challenger over the 45% threshold.

Botswana’s President-elect vows to prioritise economy

26 October 2019, 4:28 PM

Botswana Democratic Party leader and the country’s President-elect, Dr Mokgweetsi Masisi, says his government will prioritise service delivery, economic transformation and improvement of Botswana’s education system in his next five-year term.

Botswana’s opposition casts doubt on credibility of IEC

24 October 2019, 4:20 PM

Botswana’s main opposition Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) has cast doubt on the credibility of the country’s Independent Electoral Commission.



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