Tag: Guinea-Bissau

Africa This Week – July 1, 2019

July 1, 2019 Each day, 21votes…

Africa This Week – June 24, 2019

June 24, 2019 Each day, 21votes…

Africa This Week – June 17, 2019

Upcoming ElectionsMali Parliamentary – Due June 2019 (postponed indefinitely) and Regional and Local – Due November 2019 (delays likely)Freedom House Rating: Partly Free – Government Type: Semi-Presidential Republic Preparations for the upcoming elections, which have been delayed multiple… Read More

Africa This Week – June 3, 2019

Upcoming ElectionsMauritania Presidential – June 22, 2019Mauritania’s incumbent came to power in a military coup and the country is rated “not free” by Freedom House, but some hope that political space could be opening up, albeit slowly. While… Read More

Africa This Week – February 18, 2019

Upcoming ElectionsNigeria General – February 23, 2019 (postponed from February 16)Hours before polls were set to open, Nigeria’s election commission announced that the elections would be delayed a week, to February 23, due to unspecified “challenges.” BBC: “Nigeria… Read More

Africa This Week – February 4, 2019

Upcoming ElectionsNigeria General – February 16, 2019BBC reports: “Nigeria’s vice-president has said he is “safe and sound” after surviving a helicopter crash as he was on his way to an election campaign rally.” Presidential candidate Oby (Obiageli) Ezekwesili… Read More

Africa This Week – December 31, 2018

Upcoming ElectionsGuinea-Bissau Legislative – March 10, 2019The UN Security Council issued a statement expressing “deep concern” about continued delays of the legislative elections, which were supposed to take place on November 18 2018. “The members of the Security… Read More

Africa This Week – December 24, 2018

Upcoming Elections Democratic Republic of the Congo General – December 30, 2018 Long-delayed elections to replace Joseph Kabila, who ruled the DRC for nearly two decades, have once again been postponed by a week to December 30 after… Read More

Guinea-Bissau Legislatives – March 10, 2019

Updated December 24, 2018…

Africa – December 10, 2018

Upcoming Elections in the NewsDemocratic Republic of the Congo General – December 23, 2018Washington Post reports: “Congo may be approaching its first peaceful, democratic transfer of power in nearly 60 years, but Joseph Kabila, who has been president… Read More