“The Association of Africa Election Authorities (AAEA) is meeting in Accra to share experiences of member countries on the use of biometric technology in election management. The meeting is a...
Egypt: Court orders dissolving of parliament
“In another setback for Egypt's fledgling political process, elected officials have been disqualified and the lower house of parliament dissolved... [The court decision] explicitly states that the entire parliament is dismissed because of "constitutional violations”...Egypt's constitutional court also ruled against a law that would have barred...Ahmed Shafiq from standing in this weekend's presidential poll runoff...Anonymous sources in the SCAF told Al Jazeera that the military body will regain legislative authority and form a new constituent assembly on Friday, [though] Al Jazeera has been unable to confirm this...Thursday's judgement comes a day after the justice ministry issued a decree allowing military police and intelligence officers to arrest civilians suspected of crimes, restoring some of the powers of the decades-old emergency law.”
Egyptian Parliament in session [EPA].
July 23, 2014
July 21, 2014
Mbendera, head of the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC), has stated that he is ready to resign from his post, along with other election commissioners, should the people of Malawi insist he take...
July 21, 2014
“Massive irregularities were committed in the 2013 general elections ranging from vote counting processes to result documentation and dissemination, largely due to negligence of the presiding...