Daily Archives: February 24, 2019

Senegal Awaits Election Results

DAKAR, SENEGAL � Vote counting has begun in Senegal after a peaceful day of voting in Sunday’s presidential election.

Polls closed at 6 p.m. local time and preliminary results are expected as soon as Monday …

Minister Bheki Cele hosts imbizo in Mamelodi, 25 Feb

Media invitation: Minister of Police to engage community of Mamelodi

Minister of Police Bheki Cele will on Monday, 25 February 2019 host a community engagement (imbizo) with the community of Mamelodi. The need to further …

UN Chief Condemns Attack Against Peacekeepers In Mali

UNITED NATIONS, United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, condemned the attack against members of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilisation Mission in Mali (MINUSMA), in the area of Siby that resulted in the death of three peacekeepers …

Senegalese Head to Polls; President’s Re-Election Likely

DAKAR/FATICK, SENEGAL � Senegalese voters headed to the polls Sunday for an election President Macky Sall is expected to win after strong economic growth in his first term, although rights groups criticize him for squeezing …

Nigerians Await Election Results

Nigerians waited for election results Sunday as vote counting continued from the nation’s hotly-contested presidential poll.

Voting continued in a few remote areas, and Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it will reschedule elections …