LIBERIA POLITICS: Main Parties Calls for Halt to Election Results

LIBERIA POLITICS: Main Parties Calls for Halt to Election Results

The NEC was originally expected to release preliminary results on Thursday.

“The Liberty Party is deeply troubled by the discovery of numerous incidents of irregularities and fraud that occurred during the elections,” Liberty Party national chairman Benjamin Sanvee said in a statement.

“We are calling on NEC to immediately halt further announcements of election results. If NEC does not cooperate with our request, we will take the appropriate legal action,” he said.

Liberia, Africa’s oldest modern republic, was founded by freed U.S. slaves in 1847 but its last democratic power transfer dates back to 1943.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Zuma Defeats No-Confidence Motion

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Zuma Defeats No-Confidence Motion

South Africa President Jacob Zuma is scheduled to step down from the ANC helm in December. His term as South African head of state runs until 2019.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Lindiwe Sisulu Name Added to ANC Presidential Race

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Lindiwe Sisulu Name Added to ANC Presidential Race

African National Congress (ANC) branch in Keiskammahoek puts ANC NEC member Lindiwe Sisulu as presidential candidate to succeed President Jacob Zuma.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Buhari Marks Return With Rare NEC Meeting

NIGERIA POLITICS: Buhari Marks Return With Rare NEC Meeting

Journalists were asked to leave before Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari spoke.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Zuma Faces No-Confidence Vote

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Zuma Faces No-Confidence Vote

South Africa’s scandal-plagued President Jacob Zuma has denied any wrongdoing.

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SOUTH AFRICA: Revealed: ANC Internal Report Says Zuma, NEC Out

SOUTH AFRICA: Revealed: ANC Internal Report Says Zuma, NEC Out

A report commissioned by African National Congress (ANC) reveals the party’s 53 regions across the country wanted Jacob Zuma and the entire NEC to resign

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