What Odinga’s election pullout means for Kenya’s turbulent democracy

The leader of Kenya’s opposition coalition, Raila Odinga, has withdrawn from the repeat presidential election ordered by the country’s Supreme Court. Only two candidates were scheduled to compete in the upcoming poll, the other being the incumbent president, Uhuru Kenyatta. A day after Odinga’s withdrawal, the Kenyan High Court ruled in favour of including another…

Anambra guber: AD did not submit candidates names before deadline – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that the Alliance for Democracy (AD) did not submit necessary forms and details of its candidates for Anambra governorship election before the deadline for submission. INEC Director of Publicity and Voter Education, Mr Oluwole Osaze-Uzzi disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)…

Interim Report on the Continuous Voters Registration (CVR) Exercise for the November 2017 Anambra State Election

Interim Report on the Continuous Voters Registration (CVR) Exercise for the November 2017 Anambra State Election By Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth and Advancement (YIAGA) [button link=”http://watchingthevote.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Interim-Report-on-the-2017-Anambra-Continuous-Voters-Registration.pdf” type=”big” color=”red” newwindow=”yes”] Download[/button]

Anambra Elections: YIAGA PARLEYS WITH MEDIA TO PROMOTE CITIZENS ENGAGEMENT AND ACTIVE PARTICIPATION IN THE ELECTION

#WatchingTheVote team had a successful roundtable discussion with 20 media houses cutting across Radio, Television and Print media in Anambra state.  The aim of the discussion is to establish partnership with the media practitioners in the State and to discuss a media plan for effective coverage of Pre-election and election day activities. The media representatives…

Anambra Poll: INEC Deadline for Submission of Candidates’ Name Expires

The deadline fixed for political parties to submit the names of their candidates to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the November 18 governorship election expired yesterday. The management of the electoral umpire met yesterday to formally receive the list of candidates being submitted by the parties. According to the timetable issued by the…