Elections

Friday, July 24, 2015 - 06:31
Election day came and went in Burundi, over the protestations of just about everybody except President Pierre Nkurunziza and his ruling CNDD-FDD party. The question now is not about the result, which is a foregone conclusion, but about what comes next.
Thursday, July 23, 2015 - 06:38
Burundi's electoral commission chief says results will be announced on Friday for the presidential election, a poll that took place amid unrest over President Pierre Nkurunziza's efforts to win a third term that opponents charge is unconstitutional.
Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 10:26
The United States warns that elections held under the current conditions in Burundi will not be credible and will further discredit the government.
Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 06:07
The United States warns that elections held under the current conditions in Burundi will not be credible and will further discredit the government.
Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 04:45
Haiti's stability is put at risk, as the country prepares for the first of up to three rounds of contentious elections.
Monday, July 20, 2015 - 06:38
Government representatives failed to appear on Sunday for talks in Burundi aimed at ending the unrest caused by the president’s controversial bid for a third term, forcing the mediation to be adjourned before Tuesday’s election.
Friday, July 17, 2015 - 06:00
The United States on Wednesday reiterated its opposition to a third term for Rwanda President Paul Kagame.
Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 06:52
A top U.S. official stunned some Washington lawmakers Wednesday with testimony that Haiti needs as much as $50 million to carry out successful elections this year.
Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 06:49
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni left crisis talks between Burundi's rival political factions Wednesday without a deal, but last-ditch efforts following months of violence continued ahead of polls next week.
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 07:06
Suriname’s Parliament gave the former military dictator Desi Bouterse a second term as president on Tuesday with no opposition — or even a formal vote — in the 51-member body.

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