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Election Day: Liberia

Reports on todays national elections in Liberia appear to indicate that voting so far has been relatively peaceful, though tensions in the capital Monrovia remain high. The poll, which opened at 8am this morning, follows yesterdays violence in which 1 opposition supporter … Continue reading

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Forward: Stop the abuse in Eritrea! Respect basic rights!

Stop the abuse in Eritrea! Respect basic rights! A global plea for action This statement was put together by Eva Bruchhaus (nc-bruchhev@netcologne.de), Dr Asia Abdulkadir, Jonas Berhe and Konrad Melcher in Germany; Dan Connell, Professor,Simmons College, Boston, USA (danconnell@mac.com), Professor … Continue reading

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Africa News Roundup

News Roundup Libya: live blog Cape Verde: Ban commends ‘peaceful and credible’ presidential poll Abuja attack: Car bomb hits Nigeria UN building Nigeria: UN House Bombing – Boko Haram Claims Responsibility Uganda: Nation, Rwanda Rebuild Bridges As Museveni Visits Niger, … Continue reading

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Africa News Roundup

Living on the Coke side of life in Swaziland Why Kenya is spending big money to win friends in Washington DC ICC issues Gaddafi arrest warrant Egypt says will not need IMF and World Bank funds US urges Cameroon to … Continue reading

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South Africa Elections

South Africa’s fourth municipal elections since the end of apartheid take place today with opposition parties hoping to extend their control of local government while the ANC is particularly keen to re-establish control in the central regions. Jacob Zuma voted this … Continue reading

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Our first podcast: Nigerian elections 2011

Our podcast about the 2011 Nigerian elections. Sources: http://thinkafricapress.com/nigeria-elections-2011 http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-12893448 http://www.ngrguardiannews.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=section&layout=blog&id=23&Itemid=720 http://www.inecnigeria.org/

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Nigerian elections: 9 April 2011

For the fourth time since 1999, the Nigerians will have to choose a new president on 9 April 2011. What are the stakes? After the rigged elections of 2007, this is the fate of the stability of a civilian and … Continue reading

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