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South Africa Extends Voting Hours At Foreign Missions

South Africa Extends Voting Hours At Foreign Missions

  The South African Electoral Commission has agreed to extend voting hours at foreign missions on 27 April to accommodate Jewish voters celebrating the Sabbath. “The decision to extend voting hours at these missions followed a request from the South African Jewish Board of Deputies (SAJBD) to accommodate Jewish voters who will be celebrating the […]

Trump Congratulates Netanyahu On His Victory

  US President Donald Trump called Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to congratulate him on his election victory on Wednesday. Trump sent his best wishes to Netanyahu and the Israeli public from Air Force One, the Prime Minister’s Office said in a statement. During the call, Netanyahu thanked Trump for his support of Israel, including his […]

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Israel Election: What Are The Key issues As People Cast Votes

  Security, Corruption and the Economy had been dominating the campaigns before the elections which are under way in Israel with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, leader of the right-wing Likud party, seeking a fifth term in office. If his party wins, he could become Israel’s longest-serving prime minister. Reports from Jerusalem say polling stations opened […]

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Israel 2019:  Gantz vs Netanyahu As 5.88 Million Israelis Go To Polls …Netanyahu will have to beat Gantz’s Blue and White Party to become Israel’s longest-serving prime minister.

  About 5.88 million eligible voters are set to vote in the Israeli elections on April 9 to elect a party that will lead the next Israeli government. Fourteen main parties are competing for 120 seats in the 21st Knesset (parliament). A party has to secure a majority of 61 seats out of 120 in […]

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Israelis Go To Polls On Tuesday

  By Joseph Edegbo: Israelis will go to the polls on April 9 to elect members of the 21st Knesset. The elections had been due to hold November 2019 but were brought forward following a dispute among members of the ruling coalition government over a bill on National Service for the ultra- Orthodox Population. The […]

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South African Elections: Online Portal For Voters To Cast Special Votes

  The Electoral Commission has opened its doors and online portal to voters who want to cast special votes in the upcoming national elections on 8 May 2019. “The window period for applications by voters to cast special votes in South Africa’s upcoming national and provincial elections opens today and closes on 18 April 2019,” […]

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Comoros Presidential Elections Marred By Major Irregularities – EU… National Transition Council requests the Supreme Court to invalidate the election results

  By Ishara Callan: The European Union has called the recent presidential elections in Comoros ‘irregular’. It casts doubt on the transparency and credibility of the vote. By announcing this, the EU has joined the observers from the African Union, the Common Market of Eastern and Southern Africa and the African Standby Forces of the […]

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Nigeria: A Subtle Reminder To Gombe Gov- elect

  By Muslihu Aminu Pindiga: It is pertinent that I begin by congratulating you on the electoral victory that saw to your being the number one citizen of our 22-year old state, a state that our elders fought to actualize out of sheer need for development. In 2011, you lost at the primaries while in […]

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