It is no longer news that Nigeria is heading, with breakneck speed towards elections on Feb 14 and 28. Beyond the familiar issues of analysis, such as the country’s bifurcation along religious or regional lines and the newly identified “˜Buhari tsunami,’ the likelihood of elections being held in the three north eastern states of Adamawa, […]
With less than a year to go, how are preparations going? Who is running? What will be the key issues? It is now less than a year before Nigeria’s critical general elections. In those polls, currently scheduled for 16 February and 2 March 2019, tens of millions of citizens will vote in what could be some of […]
Preliminary Statement of the EU EOM for the presidential, parliamentary and local councils elections in Sierra Leone
Preliminary Statement of the EU EOM Sierra Leone 2018 for the presidential, parliamentary and local councils elections held on 7 March, presented by the Chief Observer, Jean Lambert. This Preliminary Statement is delivered prior to the completion of the election process. The final assessment of the elections will depend in part on the conduct of […]
African Union Election Observation Mission to the 2018 General elections in the Republic OF Sierra Leone
COMMUNIQUE Freetown, 9 March 2018 I. INTRODUCTION The African Union deployed 40 observers including 8 long term observers who will continue to remain in the country to observe post-election developments. This Statement is made taking cognizance of the fact that the electoral process is still ongoing with votes being tallied. The Statement presents the Mission’s […]
Sierra Leone Votes: The Top Contenders Barring any last minute decision by the Supreme Court, Sierra Leone.
Barring any last minute decision by the Supreme Court, Sierra Leone will hold presidential, legislative and local government elections on March 7, 2018. This will be the fourth elections since the end of the civil war in 2002 and the first since the Ebola epidemic. The incumbent, Ernest Bai Koroma, having served two terms is […]