Rajoelina declared winner of Madagascar’s election

Andry Rajoelina has been declared the winner of a runoff presidential election, according to full provisional results released on Thursday by the electoral commission. The...

MEC nomination fees are prohibitive and exorbitant – Joyce Banda

Former President Joyce Banda said the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) nomination fees for 2019 elections are prohibitive and exorbitant. Banda said the excessive fees...

MEC ANNOUNCES NOMINATION FEES

The Malawi electoral commission(MEC) has officially announced nomination fees for all aspiring candidates in the forth coming 2019 polls. According to MEC, Presidential candidates are...

Mia Cautions Police Officers

Main opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) vice president Sidik Mia has asked the Malawi Police Service to be professional and desist from being used...

Journalist Arrested, Violently Beaten for Covering Meeting Of DRC’s Opposition Presidential...

A journalist was arrested and "violently beaten" in Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday for covering a meeting of opposition presidential hopeful ,Martin Fayulu. Rodrigue...

Mussa wins DPP Chiradzulu East primaries

Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has declared incumbent Henry Mussa winner of the parliamentary primaries held on Thursday. According to DPP secretary general Grezelder Jeffrey, Mussa...

KK WOMEN ASPIRING COUNCILLORS ASKED TO USE MEDIA

By CHINSINSI CHEKETA Governance, Gender, Justice and Development Centre (GGJDC) Executive Director Ruth Manda has underscored the need for Women Aspiring Councilors to use...

MEC Institutes Mobile Phone Voters’ verification

The Malawi Electoral Commission has introduced a mobile phone voters’ roll verification as one way of advancing the electoral process. On the other hand, the...

DRC election panel ‘may postpone vote for a week’

Elections in Democratic Republic of Congo may be postponed for a week, a senior electoral official has told AFP, after electronic voting machines were...

Former Speaker of Parliament wins DPP Parliamentary primaries

NKHOTAKOTA - Former Speaker of Parliament Henry Chimunthu Banda has won Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Parliamentary primaries elections for Nkhotakota North Constituency with 847...

Kambala commits to UTM

Newton Kambala has committed his loyalty to UTM despite his loss at the party's convention on Monday. Kambala lost the position of Treasure to Iqbal...

MP BISNOWATY SWITCHES CONSTITUENCIES

There are strong indications that MP David Bisnowaty is contemplating of switching constituencies from Lilongwe City Centre Constituency to the neigbouring Lilongwe City North...

Uganda MP Bobi Wine eludes arrest

Ugandan lawmaker and music star, Robert Kyagulanyi, popularly referred to as Bobi Wine escaped an attempt by the police to arrest him in southern...

Fire destroys thousands of DRC voting machines

Democratic Republic of Congo says thousands of voting machines have been destroyed in an overnight fire just 10 days before the presidential election, but...

Zimbabwe’s ruling party plots to block Chamisa from contesting 2023 polls

Zimbabweans have taken to social media to challenge the women’s league of the ruling ZANU-PF party which on Friday endorsed president Emmerson Mnangagwa as...

MEC announces Increase in Figures Of Voter registration

After inspecting and cleaning voters register, the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) has announced increased figures from 6 856 295 to 6 859 375 representing...

Somali MPs aim to impeach president

SOMALIA - An impeachment move brought by lawmakers against Somali president Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo has been rejected by deputy speakers of the country’s parliament. A...

US Accuses Mnangagwa of Imitating Autocratic Rule of Mugabe

The United States government says it is willing to engage Zimbabwe only after genuine political and economic reforms and accused President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government...