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Turkey to call general election after annulling old one

Written on May 2nd, 2007 by
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Turkey's parliamentary constitutional committee has recommended that general elections be brought forward from November to July. The electoral board made the decision on Wednesday after Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the prime minister, requested that general... Read More | Share

Mali to announce election results – Toure in the clear lead

Written on April 30th, 2007 by
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Display board at a polling station in Bamako showing "ATT" leading: Initial results are due after Sunday's presidential election in Mali.Read More:http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/6606793.stm... Read More | Share

EU: Nigerian vote not credible

Written on April 23rd, 2007 by
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OBSERVATION: Chief EU observer Max van den Berg told a news conference that state elections held on April 14 as well as a presidential and parliamentary vote on April 21 "have fallen far short of basic international requirement standards for... Read More | Share

Yar'Adua named new Nigeria leader

Written on April 23rd, 2007 by
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RESULT ANNOUNCEMENT: Nigeria's ruling party candidate Umaru Yar'Adua has won controversial presidential elections, according to official results The table of results will be found in: /important_documents?u=Presidential_results_2007.htmRead... Read More | Share

TMG Call for Nigeria election re-run

Written on April 22nd, 2007 by
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Nigeria's biggest election monitoring group has said that Saturday's presidential poll was so flawed that it should be scrapped and held again.Read More:http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/6580969.stm... Read More | Share

Nigeria Election Watch: Protect Your Vote With Everything – including Technology

Written on April 21st, 2007 by
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Read the acount above: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/6578499.stm Election monitoring sites include: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/6577091.stm - BBC Voters' Log http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/6577041.stm - BBC Reporters'... Read More | Share

US urges Nigerian opposition not to boycott presidential election

Written on April 19th, 2007 by
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18/04/2007 21:22 WASHINGTON, April 18 (AFP) US urges Nigerian opposition not to boycott presidential election The United States called on Nigeria's opposition parties Wednesday not to carry out a threatened boycott of presidential elections this... Read More | Share

Nigerian Coalition of parties demand postponement of Saturday's presidential polls; call rejected by government

Written on April 18th, 2007 by
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DEMAND: Nigeria's main opposition parties have called for Saturday's presidential election to be postponed.Read More:http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/6566429.stm... Read More | Share

NIGERIA: Voting in a federal system full of faults

Written on April 3rd, 2007 by
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"Nigeria is not a nation. It is a mere geographical expression," said Obafemi Awolowo, one of Nigeria's founding fathers, speaking in 1947 while campaigning against British colonial rule. Sixty years later as Nigeria heads toward national and... Read More | Share

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