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