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Monday, 18 March 2019

Nigeria’s Election Delay: Why, And What Next?

Nigeria abruptly postponed its presidential election hours before polling was due to begin. The presidential and parliamentary votes have been rescheduled for 23 February while the governorship, state assembly and federal area council elections have been rescheduled to 9 March. The electoral commission cited logistical challenges...

By Joburg Post 4 days ago

Postponement Fuels Lack Of Trust In Nigeria’s Ability To Hold Fair Elections

Nigeria has postponed its 2019 presidential elections. The presidential and parliamentary votes have been rescheduled for February 23rd and the gubernatorial, state assembly and federal area council elections have been rescheduled for March 9th. The Independent National Electoral Commission made the announcement hours before ...

By Joburg Post 4 days ago

Fela, Saro Wiwa, Achebe: What Nigeria’s Icons Have Said About Its Politics

Nigeria, Africa’s most populous nation and arguably its largest economy, is in electoral crisis following the 11th hour decision by the electoral commission to postpone polls due over the weekend. It’s a good time to celebrate democracy – but also to ponder what has become of the country since it wrestled independence from coloni...

By Joburg Post 4 days ago

Why The Pope’s Upcoming Summit Needs To Do A Full Accounting Of The Cover Up Of Sexual Abuse

Pope Francis is gathering 200 bishops and heads of religious orders from around the world for a global summit in Rome to discuss the crisis facing the Catholic Church over sexual abuse scandals. The meeting begins on Feb. 21 and will last four days. It is likely to produce a new round of public apologies, expressions of conce...

By Joburg Post 4 days ago

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