Breakthrough in Mali peace process
afrol News, 19 June - A preliminary peace accord between the conflict parties in Mali was yesterday signed in Ouagadougou. The accord allows for a ceasefire and the peaceful holding of elections in all of Mali in July, also in areas controlled by Tuareg rebels.
Kenyatta secures tight victory in Kenya
afrol News, 9 March - The official election results in Kenya have finally been announced, and Uhuru Kenyatta managed to win the first poll round outright with a narrow 50.7 percent. But the main opponent, PM Raila Odinga, is filing a vote rigging complaint to the courts.
Egypt court suspends planned election date
afrol News, 6 March - An Egyptian court today ruled that the parliamentary elections, which President Mohammed Morsi had decreed for 22 April, must be postponed. Judges say the Constitutional Court needs time to approve the new Electoral Code. Mr Morsi says he will appeal the ruling.
Mass protests shake Djibouti
afrol News, 26 February - Police forces in Djibouti have arrested up to 300 protesters as mass demonstrations against last week's allegedly rigged polls shook the capital yesterday and today. Most opposition leaders were also arrested in police raids.
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» 25.02.2013 - "New continent" found beneath Mauritius, Réunion
» 25.02.2013 - Released captive elephants "do fine in the wild"
» 25.02.2013 - Ghaddafi disappears from Libyan notes
» 22.02.2013 - Observers hail election preparations in Kenya
» 22.02.2013 - The US has sent troops to Niger
» 21.02.2013 - Namibia still enjoying sustainable growth
» 16.02.2013 - First university for Western Sahara refugees being built
» 29.01.2013 - Timbuktu: Historic manuscripts may be safe
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