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AllAfrica.com
Luzira Prison Restricts Besigye's Visitorshaving sworn himself in as the 'people's president' contrary to the February 18
Luzira Prison Restricts Besigye's Visitors
AllAfrica.com / Posted 37 minutes ago
having sworn himself in as the 'people's president' contrary to the February 18 presidential election results in which the Electoral Commission announced President Museveni winner with 60 percent against Besigye's 34 percent and the Supreme court... Read more
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Scotsman
Tories receive more donations than all other parties combinedall other political parties put together, figures showed. More than £6.7 milli
Tories receive more donations than all other parties combined
Scotsman / Posted an hour ago
all other political parties put together, figures showed. More than £6.7 million of the almost £12 million reported to the Electoral Commission between January and March went to the Tories. Labour took £3.7 million and its sister Co-operative... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Court Orders Mediation in Ogenga Petitionthe election of Lucy Aciro Otim as Aruu North MP. The two were separated by two
Court Orders Mediation in Ogenga Petition
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
the election of Lucy Aciro Otim as Aruu North MP. The two were separated by two votes. Kidega filed the petition after the Electoral Commission denied him a vote recount. The other is a petition in which former Gulu Municipality MP Christopher... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Deputy Speaker's Case - Court to Quiz Electoral Commission RegistrarBenson Obete, the Electoral Commission registrar in Gulu, who declared deputy S
Deputy Speaker's Case - Court to Quiz Electoral Commission Registrar
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
Benson Obete, the Electoral Commission registrar in Gulu, who declared deputy Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah winner of the Omoro county parliamentary election, has been ordered by Justice David Matovu to appear in court for cross... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
After Conflicting Court Orders...pending the determination of the substantive suit. Respondents in the suit inc
After Conflicting Court Orders...
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
pending the determination of the substantive suit. Respondents in the suit include the PDP and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). In a ruling on Friday the court had granted an interim order restraining the PDP and INEC from... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mombasa Speaker, MCA Arrested Over IEBC Protestsand more than 15 people were arrested on Monday morning as opposition supporter
Mombasa Speaker, MCA Arrested Over IEBC Protests
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
and more than 15 people were arrested on Monday morning as opposition supporters in the county joined protests against the electoral commission. This was the first time for the county to join the demonstrations since they were started to force the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Half of Indigenous people in NT not enrolled to voteElection 2016: Half of NT's Indigenous population not enrolled to vote, elector
Half of Indigenous people in NT not enrolled to vote
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 hours ago
Election 2016: Half of NT's Indigenous population not enrolled to vote, electoral commission says Half of the Northern Territory's Indigenous population is not enrolled to vote in the upcoming federal election, the Australian Electoral Commission... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
PDP Crisis Worsens As Courts Grant Conflicting Ordersa verdict issued by Justice A.M. Liman, the Federal High Court sitting in Port
PDP Crisis Worsens As Courts Grant Conflicting Orders
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
a verdict issued by Justice A.M. Liman, the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to recognise the Makarfi-led committee of the PDP and granted leave to the party to issue as... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Commonwealth Urges Leaders to Guard Against Post-Election Violencewhich ushered in President Muhammadu Buhari. She also acknowledged that though
Commonwealth Urges Leaders to Guard Against Post-Election Violence
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
which ushered in President Muhammadu Buhari. She also acknowledged that though "Professor Attahiru Jega-led Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) conducted a free, fair and credible election, Jonathan's concession saved Nigeria from violence,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
INEC to Consolidate On Use Electronic Voting, Says YakubuAbuja — Ahead of the 2019 general election, the Chairman of the Independent Nat
INEC to Consolidate On Use Electronic Voting, Says Yakubu
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
Abuja — Ahead of the 2019 general election, the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, has said the commission was planning to phase out all aspects of manual conduct of elections in the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Besigye's Party Divided Over Leader of Opposition Postcandidate, Dr Kizza Besigye, won the presidential elections and they, consequen
Besigye's Party Divided Over Leader of Opposition Post
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
candidate, Dr Kizza Besigye, won the presidential elections and they, consequently, cannot be the party in Opposition. The Electoral Commission declared that the FDC flag bearer polled 3.3 million votes (35 per cent) in the February polls, losing... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Electoral Commission Taking Sides With Mumba?In similar fashion as to the behaviour of the manner the Electoral Commission o
Electoral Commission Taking Sides With Mumba?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
In similar fashion as to the behaviour of the manner the Electoral Commission of Zambia when the ruling Patriot Front was engulfed in a leadership crisis in 2014, the commission is at it again taking sides with Nevers Mumba in the opposition... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Ayariga threatens to take EC to court if…Politics of Wednesday, 25 May 2016 Founder of the All People’s Congress (APC)
Ayariga threatens to take EC to court if…
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 5 hours ago
Politics of Wednesday, 25 May 2016 Founder of the All People’s Congress (APC) Hassan Ayariga says he will sue the Electoral Commission of Ghana (EC) if it fails to implement its regulation to ban political parties not in good standing from... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Khalwale Vows to Lead Anti-IEBC Demos in Kakamegaand two Cabinet Secretaries yesterday disagreed over the standoff between the g
Khalwale Vows to Lead Anti-IEBC Demos in Kakamega
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 hours ago
and two Cabinet Secretaries yesterday disagreed over the standoff between the government and the Opposition regarding the electoral commission. While Devolution CS Mwangi Kiunjuri and his Sports counterpart Hassan Wario said street protests to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
INEC Wants SIECs to Adopt Technology in ElectionsChairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yak
INEC Wants SIECs to Adopt Technology in Elections
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has advised states' Independent Electoral Commissions to emulate the commission in the deployment of technology for conduct of elections. Yakubu gave the advice when... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Court Restrains Sheriff's Led NEC, NWC From Parading As PDP Leadersand E. Akwuruoha. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Inspector
Court Restrains Sheriff's Led NEC, NWC From Parading As PDP Leaders
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
and E. Akwuruoha. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Inspector General of Police, Independent National Electoral Commission and Department of State Security were joined in the motion. The court ordered Sheriff and Prof. Adewale... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Court Orders INEC to Recognise Markarfi-Led PDP Caretaker CommitteePort Harcourt — The Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt has directed th
Court Orders INEC to Recognise Markarfi-Led PDP Caretaker Committee
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
Port Harcourt — The Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt has directed the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to recognise the Senator Ahmed Markarfi-led National Caretaker Committee appointed by the 2016 National Convention of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
PDP Crisis Runs Into Judicial Messand national auditor pending hearing and determination of the suit. The judge
PDP Crisis Runs Into Judicial Mess
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
and national auditor pending hearing and determination of the suit. The judge had also stopped the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from monitoring the election. Justice Buba stated he would not allow his order to be violated... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
PDP Crisis - Why Court Sacked Makarfi, Reinstated Modu Sheriffnational auditor pending the determination of a suit before him. The judge had
PDP Crisis - Why Court Sacked Makarfi, Reinstated Modu Sheriff
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
national auditor pending the determination of a suit before him. The judge had also restrained the Independent National Electoral Commission from monitoring any election conducted by the party. "No court can make an order in vain," Mr. Buba... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Elections: Parties to submit councillor candidate nominationsto submit their nominations for candidates to be councillors in this year’s loc
Elections: Parties to submit councillor candidate nominations
Eye Witness News / Posted 7 hours ago
to submit their nominations for candidates to be councillors in this year’s local government elections. The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has published the electiontime table after Cooperative Governance Minister Des van Rooyen... Read more
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Times of Malta
Majority of Maltese passport buyers prefer to rent propertyMalta. It was reported last week that about 100 applicants who had acquired Ma
Majority of Maltese passport buyers prefer to rent property
Times of Malta / Posted 7 hours ago
Malta. It was reported last week that about 100 applicants who had acquired Maltese citizenship had also been granted the right to vote by the Electoral Commission. The Nationalist Party said there were illegalities and has taken the matter to cou... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Mchunu supporters to field independent candidatestate our position there," said Mthembu. According to the 2016 municipal elect
Mchunu supporters to field independent candidate
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 8 hours ago
state our position there," said Mthembu. According to the 2016 municipal election timetable released by the independent Electoral Commission yesterday, the cut-off date for independents to file the documents necessary for their candidacy is June... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Student protests in PNG's second city to continuethat the students are fundamentally right in their demands." Mr Schram said a
Student protests in PNG's second city to continue
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 8 hours ago
that the students are fundamentally right in their demands." Mr Schram said a student referendum overseen by the country's electoral commission eased tensions around his university's class boycott, but UPNG students were not allowed to hold a... Read more
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asianage
UK expats can’t vote in EU referendum130,000 British citizens living abroad have applied to register to vote in the
UK expats can’t vote in EU referendum
asianage / Posted 10 hours ago
130,000 British citizens living abroad have applied to register to vote in the referendum since March, according to the Electoral Commission. Meanwhile, an ICM poll showed on Tuesday that British voters are evenly split on whether Britain... Read more
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asianage
UK expats can't vote in EU referendum130,000 British citizens living abroad have applied to register to vote in the
UK expats can't vote in EU referendum
asianage / Posted 10 hours ago
130,000 British citizens living abroad have applied to register to vote in the referendum since March, according to the Electoral Commission. Meanwhile, an ICM poll showed on Tuesday that British voters are evenly split on whether Britain... Read more
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Daily Mirror
How YOU can help investigate alleged Tory election fraudThe Mirror has launched the People's Electoral Commission as we ask our readers
How YOU can help investigate alleged Tory election fraud
Daily Mirror / Posted 18 hours ago
The Mirror has launched the People's Electoral Commission as we ask our readers to help us investigate alleged Tory election fraud. How the Mirror broke the story This could be the tip of the iceberg but time is running out for police to... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Political parties need a deposit of almost half a million rand to contest all councils in the 2016 ElectionsThe Electoral Commission said this on Tuesday as it welcomed the proclamation o
Political parties need a deposit of almost half a million rand to contest all councils in the 2016 Elections
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 19 hours ago
The Electoral Commission said this on Tuesday as it welcomed the proclamation of the 2016 Municipal Elections by the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs‚ Des van Rooyen. The proclamation triggers the official election... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Court Restrains Modu Sheriff From Parading Self As PDP Chairmanof the party's National Working Committee from receiving nominations or submitt
Court Restrains Modu Sheriff From Parading Self As PDP Chairman
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 hours ago
of the party's National Working Committee from receiving nominations or submitting names to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as officers or candidates of the PDP in whatever capacity pending the hearing and determination... Read more
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The China Post
UK expats lose case on right to vote in referendum on staying in the EUbasis for challenging this statute." While it was not clear how many people the
UK expats lose case on right to vote in referendum on staying in the EU
The China Post / Posted 20 hours ago
basis for challenging this statute." While it was not clear how many people the ruling would affect, some 130,000 British citizens living abroad have applied to register to vote in the referendum since March, according to the Electoral Comm... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Abu Ramadan vrs EC: EC at a crossroadsFeature Article of Tuesday, 24 May 2016 On the issue of the Supreme Court ruli
Abu Ramadan vrs EC: EC at a crossroads
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 21 hours ago
Feature Article of Tuesday, 24 May 2016 On the issue of the Supreme Court ruling, I think the Electoral Commission is scared of the numbers that might be involved in the NHIA registration saga. I can say in my estimation that up to 50% of the... Read more
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iafrica.com
Kenya warned over protest crackdownagainst violence after three died as police suppressed opposition demonstrators
Kenya warned over protest crackdown
iafrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
against violence after three died as police suppressed opposition demonstrators demanding a change of leadership at the electoral commission ahead of next year's polls. Police said two people died of gunshot wounds in the western town of Siaya... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Stop This Madness Before It Ruins UsThe death of three people on Monday as the opposition protests against the elec
Stop This Madness Before It Ruins Us
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
The death of three people on Monday as the opposition protests against the electoral commission entered the fourth week is an exceedingly dangerous escalation of the constitutional crisis this country must immediately resolve. The protagonists should... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Plateau PDP Refutes Re-Registration of Memberssuccessfully conducted on the 30th of April, 5th of May and 14th of May respect
Plateau PDP Refutes Re-Registration of Members
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
successfully conducted on the 30th of April, 5th of May and 14th of May respectfully. The security personnel, Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) and other civil society organizations were part of the observers and officials of the concluded... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Apologise, Refund N10 Billion Wasted On PDP Convention, APC Tells WikeConvention would be a charade in view of the court order barring any such exerc
Apologise, Refund N10 Billion Wasted On PDP Convention, APC Tells Wike
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 hours ago
Convention would be a charade in view of the court order barring any such exercise and with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) stating from the very beginning that it would neither participate nor recognise the outcome of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Court Bars Sheriff As PDP Chair, Orders Recognition of Markarfi Led Caretaker CommitteeParty's National Convention in Port Harcourt from receiving nominations and or
Court Bars Sheriff As PDP Chair, Orders Recognition of Markarfi Led Caretaker Committee
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 hours ago
Party's National Convention in Port Harcourt from receiving nominations and or submitting names to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as officers or candidates of the PDP in whatever capacity pending the hearing and determination... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Oduah Urges INEC to Include Independent Candidacy in Electoral ActSenator representing Anambra North Senatorial District, Sen. Stella Oduah has c
Oduah Urges INEC to Include Independent Candidacy in Electoral Act
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 hours ago
Senator representing Anambra North Senatorial District, Sen. Stella Oduah has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to include independent candidacy in the Electoral Act. Oduah, who made the call in an interview with the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
PDP Chair Crisis - Who'll Laugh Last?chairman, national secretary and national auditor of the party. The same court
PDP Chair Crisis - Who'll Laugh Last?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 hours ago
chairman, national secretary and national auditor of the party. The same court also restrained the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from monitoring the conduct of any election into the affected offices. In the case with suit... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Local Elections 2016 Date Proclaimed1998). "In effect this means that the voters' roll closed at 17h00 today [Mond
Local Elections 2016 Date Proclaimed
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 hours ago
1998). "In effect this means that the voters' roll closed at 17h00 today [Monday]. We are encouraged that the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) holds an untarnished reputation having hosted a number of successful national, provincial and... Read more
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The Moscow Times
United Russia Deputy Claims Fraud Took Place at Party Primaries�around 500� ballot papers visible in the ballot box despite only one person ha
United Russia Deputy Claims Fraud Took Place at Party Primaries
The Moscow Times / Posted yesterday
�around 500� ballot papers visible in the ballot box despite only one person having voted, she told Dozhd. The local electoral commission were unable to give her an answer on the alleged discrepancy. The politician also told the TV channel... Read more
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iol.co.za
Why would US bother with DRC?counterparts in the region are doing. He is using a supposedly out of date vot
Why would US bother with DRC?
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
counterparts in the region are doing. He is using a supposedly out of date voters roll as a pretext. The “independent” electoral commission has announced it will take 16 or 17 months to update the voters roll, starting in July. On that... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Nine charged over Kenya opposition proteststhe BBC's Odeo Sirari reports. City's across the country were hit by oppositio
Nine charged over Kenya opposition protests
Ghanaweb.com / Posted yesterday
the BBC's Odeo Sirari reports. City's across the country were hit by opposition protests yesterday over the make-up of the electoral commission. They are accusing it of bias. At least three people died after police clashed with protesters. A... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Des Van Rooyen Proclaims Election Date As 3 August 2016In effect this means that the Voters' Roll closed at 17h00 today, 23 May 2016.
Minister Des Van Rooyen Proclaims Election Date As 3 August 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
In effect this means that the Voters' Roll closed at 17h00 today, 23 May 2016. We are encouraged that the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) holds an untarnished reputation having hosted a number of successful national, provincial and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NDC Chair Attacks Registration Review Committeethe eligibility or ineligibility of persons challenged during the just ended li
NDC Chair Attacks Registration Review Committee
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
the eligibility or ineligibility of persons challenged during the just ended limited registration exercise conducted by the Electoral Commission (EC) in the Dormaa area has suspended sitting due to consistent threats by the Constituency Chairman of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Electoral Commission Briefs Parliament On Readiness to Hold Local Government Elections, 24 MayThe Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) will tomorrow (24 May 2016) brie
Electoral Commission Briefs Parliament On Readiness to Hold Local Government Elections, 24 May
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) will tomorrow (24 May 2016) brief the Select Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs on its state of readiness to hold the upcoming local government elections as planned for 3 August... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Pre-Election Violence Turns FatalThis has been coming for several weeks, ever since the opposition launched its
Pre-Election Violence Turns Fatal
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
This has been coming for several weeks, ever since the opposition launched its weekly demonstrations against the country's electoral commission, and raises serious questions about Kenya's ability to hold a peaceful vote next year. By NJERI... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Calling the Electoral Commission to Ordernot many institutions of state, established to prevent conflicts in society, ap
Calling the Electoral Commission to Order
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
not many institutions of state, established to prevent conflicts in society, appear to have even taken note of the Electoral Commission's decision not to comply with the directive by the Supreme Court, the highest court of jurisdiction in... Read more
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International Business Times
The 1975's Matt Healy accuses David Cameron of copying album artwork for EU Referendum video while another agreed: "Wow EU Referendum maybe @ @the1975 next time you rip off
The 1975's Matt Healy accuses David Cameron of copying album artwork for EU Referendum video
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
while another agreed: "Wow EU Referendum maybe @ @the1975 next time you rip off their entire album campaign." However, the Electoral Commission has told the BBC that its design was inspired by a campaign for the Scottish Referendum it ran in 2014.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NPP Pleads for Out of Court Settlement Againin the constituency. The court, consequently went ahead to slap an injunction
NPP Pleads for Out of Court Settlement Again
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
in the constituency. The court, consequently went ahead to slap an injunction on the primary, warning the NPP and the Electoral Commission (EC), which are the first and second defendants in the case, not to conduct any election in the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
EC Boss Likely to Face Supreme Court Wrathcounsel for Abu Ramadan, the former National Youth Organiser of the People's Na
EC Boss Likely to Face Supreme Court Wrath
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
counsel for Abu Ramadan, the former National Youth Organiser of the People's National Convention (PNC), who sued the Electoral Commission (EC) over the credibility of the current voter's register, has hinted that he may return to the Supreme... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why Are Citizens Protesting Against the National Electoral Commission?at them during Cord protests in Nairobi on May 23, 2016. PHOTO | EVANS HABIL |
Why Are Citizens Protesting Against the National Electoral Commission?
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
at them during Cord protests in Nairobi on May 23, 2016. PHOTO | EVANS HABIL | NATION MEDIA GROUP Protests against Kenya's electoral commission turned violent in several different cities Monday with one protestor reported dead. Why have Kenyans... Read more
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