Archive for January 11th, 2019

Congo’s Fayulu to Challenge Election Results in High Court

| January 11, 2019

Congolese presidential candidate Martin Fayulu plans to demand a recount of election results that showed him losing to fellow opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi.

Speaking Friday by phone to Eddy Isango of VOA's French to Africa service, Fayulu said he will …

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SOUTH AFRICA: RULING ANC GEARS UP FOR ELECTION UNDER NEW LEADER

| January 11, 2019

DURBAN (South Africa), South Africa's ruling ANC party launches its election campaign on Saturday ahead of polls in May that it is tipped to win despite recently falling support, internal divisions and a sluggish economy.

The African National Congress, which …

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Uganda Not Worried China Will Seize Assets Over Rising Debt

| January 11, 2019

KAMPALA Uganda's growing debt is sustainable, and the country is not at risk of losing state assets to China, the country's finance minister, Matia Kasaija, said this week.

Uganda's auditor-general warned in a report released this month that public debt …

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SOUTH AFRICA: 2019 ELECTION CAMPAIGN TARGETS YOUTH

| January 11, 2019

PRETORIA, Attracting young South Africans to register to vote in this year's national and provincial elections is among the Independent Electoral Commission's top priorities as it seeks to deliver a credible election.

This much is apparent in the IEC's election …

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