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Présidentielle : Tebboune et Benflis déposent leurs dossiers

Oct 26 2019
Algeria
Source: 
TSA

Quelques heures nous séparent du délai fixé ce soir à minuit par l’Autorité nationale indépendante des élections (ANIE) pour le dépôt des dossiers de candidature à l’élection présidentielle prévue pour le 12 décembre. Sur les 147 postulants, seuls 12 ont pris rendez-vous pour le dépôt des dossiers. Aucun n’est considéré comme étant issu de l’opposition.

Election Results Announcement Still Pending

Oct 26 2019
Afghanistan
Source: 
ToloNews

As speculation among Afghan presidential contenders continues, the Independent Election Commission (IEC) still has not managed to come up with an exact date to announce the preliminary results of the elections.

There are reports that Election Commission officials are in conflict with the commission’s secretariat.

IEC commissioner Awrangzeb on Saturday said that the proposal to delay the preliminary result for three weeks by the IEC’s secretariat has been facing opposition and that meetings are underway to settle the issue.

Government to allow JUI-F's 'Azadi March' to go ahead as long as it remains peaceful

Oct 23 2019
Pakistan
Source: 
Dawn

The government on Wednesday decided to let the opposition's 'Azadi March' protest in Islamabad proceed as long as parameters laid out by courts for lawful protest are not breached.

The decision was made after a team delegated to negotiate with the opposition presented its recommendations to the prime minister.

Friends of Sudan pledge support to its economy as U.S. discusses removal from terror list

Oct 22 2019
Sudan
Source: 
Sudan Tribune

October 22, 2019 (WASHINGTON) - The Friends of Sudan agreed Monday to establish a multi-donor trust fund to support Sudanese government economic reforms while Washington announced engaging discussions with Khartoum to remove it from the terror list.

The U.S. led international group discussed on Monday how the international community can support Sudan’s civilian-led transitional government’s economic reform efforts.

Sudanese demonstrate calling to swiftly dismantle the former regime

Oct 21 2019
Sudan
Source: 
Sudan Tribune

October 21, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - Sudanese took to the streets in the capital Khartoum and several Sudanese cities to express their impatience and called to expedite reforms and dismantle the former regime.

The rallies were organized by the Sudanese Professionals Association, the spearhead of the protests that overthrown al-Bashir regime last April, to commemorate the 55th anniversary of the first popular uprising against a military regime in 1964.

Election Preliminary Result Could Face Delay: IEC

Oct 15 2019
Afghanistan
Source: 
ToloNews

The Independent Election Commission on Tuesday said that the announcement of the preliminary election results might be delayed.

Rahima Zarifi, an IEC commissioner, stated that the possible delay for the preliminary results could be between three or four days or a week, but she said that the commission is working in three shifts to accelerate the process.

Ghani, Abdullah Accused Of Large-Scale Electoral Fraud

Oct 15 2019
Afghanistan
Source: 
ToloNews

The Council of Presidential Candidates on Tuesday accused Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Officer Abdullah Abdullah for being involved in large-scale electoral fraud.

 

They said that each of these two candidates declared himself winner of the election while the nation was still awaiting the election commission to separate the valid and invalid votes.  

 

The Council members also said that any attempt to put pressure on the election result before the invalidation of fake votes could push the country into crisis.

 

Des personnalités lancent une nouvelle initiative politique

Oct 15 2019
Algeria
Source: 
TSA

Une nouvelle initiative politique à moins de deux mois de l’élection présidentielle. Dix-huit personnalités nationales, parmi lesquelles Ali Yahia Abdenour, Ahmed Taleb Ibrahimi, Ahmed Benbitour, Abdelaziz Rahabi et Ahmed Benmohamed, ont lancé ce mardi 15 octobre un appel implicite au report du scrutin du 12 décembre, estimant qu’ « il n’est pas possible d’envisager de véritables élections dans ces conditions ».

Presidential election: Kais Saied wins runoff with 72.71% of votes

Oct 14 2019
Tunisia
Source: 
TAP

(TAP)- The Independent High Authority for Elections (French: ISIE) Monday held a press conference at the Tunis Convention Palace to announce the preliminary results of the presidential runoff.

Here are key figures :

· ‎ Total number of registered voters : 7,074,566‎

· Total number of voters: 3,892,085

· Number of spoiled ballots : 55,348

· Number of blank votes: 15, 912

· Turnout: 55%

Kais Saied : 72.71 % of votes

Number of votes : 2,777,931

Nabil Karoui : 27.29% of votes

Number of votes: 1,042, 894.

Tunisie: Les premiers résultats des sondages à la sortie des urnes

Oct 07 2019
Tunisia
Source: 
Tunisie Numerique

La société de sondages Sigma Conseil, vient, à l’instant de publier les premiers résultats issus des sondages à la sortie des urnes, qui ont été comme suit :

 

  1. Ennahdha : 17.5%
  2. 9alb Tounes : 15.6%
  3. Parti Destourien Libre : 6.8%
  4. Coalition Al Karama : 6.1%
  5. Courant Démocratique : 5.1%
  6. Mouvement du peuple : 4.9%
  7. Tahya Tounes : 4.7%
  8. Aïch Tounsi : 2.6%
  9. Al Badil : 2.1%
  10. Nidaa Tounes : 2.0%

 

UAE Elections: FNC winners announced

Oct 05 2019
United Arab Emirates
Source: 
Gulf News

With reports from Anwar Ahmad, Aghaddir Ali, Faisal Masudi, Samihah Zaman, Ahmed Ramzan, Virendra Sakhlani, Clint Egbert)

Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman [UAE]: Dubai: The Federal National Council (FNC) elections have been successfully conducted across the country and concluded late evening on Saturday with the declaration of preliminary results of winning candidates.

The National Election Committee (NEC) announced the names of the winning candidates at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (Adnec) in the capital.

IEC concerned about Taliban, Technology and Lack of Coordination

Sep 26 2019
Afghanistan
Source: 
ToloNews

Officials from the Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Thursday raised concerns over reports that another 14 polling centers will be closed due to security problems--this in addition to the 431 polling centers already closed. Official numbers, however, have yet to be shared with the IEC, and this is also a cause for concern.

“The security institutions told the election commission that additional centers are to be closed, but they said the actual numbers will be shared only after the assessment is complete,” said Zabiullah Sadat, spokesman of the IEC.

Karzai, Afghan Politicians Push For Halting Election Efforts

Sep 23 2019
Afghanistan
Source: 
ToloNews

Afghan leaders including former President Hamid Karzai, former Mujahideen leaders, and former Taliban, in a nine-article statement, called for stopping the election and focusing on peace.

Other figures who attended the meeting were former Vice President Mohammad Yunus Qanooni, former Balkh governor Atta Mohammad Noor, former Minister of Energy and Water Mohammad Ismail Khan, former National Security Advisor Rangin Dadfar Spanta and former Taliban member Agha Jan Mutasim.

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