Elections

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Kenya Decides 2022: How the election could have been won or lost before any ballot was cast

Kenya’s presidential election slated for August 9th, 2022 could have been won or lost with the events that happened...

Politics and Guns: The Intricacies of Somalia’s Coming Elections

By Abdalle Ahmed Mumin The price of an AK-47, the standard weapon of Somali militias, has soared on gun...

The Struggle For The Soul Of Nigeria: In Search of The Next President

By Immanuel Obeng-Akrofi As Africa’s most populous country, the largest economy and a notable democracy, Nigeria is described as...

Kenya’s Mission in Somalia: Time for a change in tact?

By Linda Apollo Ten years after Kenya’s military invasion into Somalia began, what are some of the significant achievements...

Somalia’s Delayed Election and an Elusive Quest for Democracy

By Linda Apollo While elections have an intrinsic value in citizens’ choice of their leaders, they also have an...

Zimbabwe’s Cliffhanger Elections

By Paidamoyo Muzulu THE much-awaited Zimbabwe, March 26, by-elections came and went, leaving the country in no state to...

Diaspora Vote: Far fetched idea for Kenya?

By Linda Apollo The Kenyan electoral commission’s bid to have the diaspora vote in the 9 August 2022 elections...

Anyone Can Rule Zimbabwe

By Margret Chinowaita I have participated in the Zimbabwean elections as a voter from the year 2000. I was...

Zimbabwe’s Saturday By-elections to Test General Election Preparedness

By Paidamoyo Muzulu THIS Saturday, March 26, 2022, Zimbabweans go to a mini-general election. This would be the first...

Safeguarding Kenya’s electoral integrity-censoring hate speech

Linda Apollo Considering Kenya’s fraught history with election-related violence, any discussion around election preparedness ought to address hate speech...

Zimbabwe’s March by-elections, a dry run for 2023 polls

By Paidamoyo Muzulu About a month from now on March 26, Zimbabweans go back to the polls for the...

Zimbabwe’s disputed elections…reform or perish!

Zimbabwe is due for its harmonised elections in 2023 to choose the country’s leaders to run its affairs for...

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