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Mujuru to reach out to little known political parties

Former vice-president Joice Mujuru yesterday vowed to reach out to other opposition parties, even little known ones, for a coalition that will face Zanu-PF in next year’s elections. Mujuru signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the MDC-T last month and negotiations are already underway to form the coalition. MDC-T also signed an MoU with […]

Differences between Kenya, Rwanda elections

By PETER ODUOR More by this Author As Rwanda prepares for general elections on August 4, President Paul Kagame who has been in power since 2000, is almost assured of victory. Last week, he was unanimously elected the Rwanda Patriotic Front flagbearer — not surprisingly after a constitutional change in 2015 paved way for his […]

Patel rebuffs Archbishop of Canterbury’s call for cross-party commission on Brexit (From HeraldScotland)

PRITI Patel, the international development secretary, has flatly rejected calls for other political parties to become involved in the Brexit talks, saying their role was now to support the UK Government. Justin Welby, the Archbishop of Canterbury, has joined leaders of political parties, following the General Election result, to call for a cross-party commission to […]

Butwal folk press parties to keep Province 5 intact – National

Jun 25, 2017- Locals of Butwal have demanded the candidates of the upcoming second phase of the local level elections against separating the hill districts in Lumbini zone from Province 5.  In the past, people living in Rupandehi, Kapilvastu, Palpa, Gulmi, Sindhuli, and Arghakhanchi districts protested against the government decision to divide Province 5.  People […]

Cambodia ruling party big winner in local elections- Nikkei Asian Review

PHNOM PENH (Kyodo) — Cambodia’s ruling party of Prime Minister Hun Sen won over two-thirds of the commune chief posts in this month’s nationwide local elections, according to official results released Sunday by the National Election Committee. In the June 3 local elections for 11,572 seats in 1,646 commune councils, the ruling Cambodian People’s Party […]