Preliminary results of Tunisia’s elections expected Tuesday – ISIE

Preliminary results of Tunisia’s elections expected Tuesday – ISIE

- The preliminary results of Sunday's presidential election in Tunisia will be announced Tuesday morning, the Independent Electoral Authority (ISIE) chairman, Chafik Sarsar ...

New Burkinabe transitional gov’t lifts curfew

New Burkinabe transitional gov’t lifts curfew

- The new government in Burkina Faso has on Monday lifted that curfew that had been imposed since the popular insurrection that resulted in President Blaise Compaoré's resignation ...

Corruption prolongs W/African poverty – Anti-graft official

Corruption prolongs W/African poverty – Anti-graft official

The Regional Justice Advisor at the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Regional Office for West and Central Africa has described all forms of corruption in the region ...

Zambian ruling party begins fence mending

Zambian ruling party begins fence mending

After weeks of an acrimonious power struggle to replace the late president Michael Sata, senior members of the ruling Patriotic Front (PF) agreed on Monday to sit down together and ...

Tunisian poll: Partial results expected later on Monday

Tunisian poll: Partial results expected later on Monday

The announcement of the partial results of Sunday's presidential elections in Tunisia is expected on Monday afternoon at (3pm local time), a source close of the High Independent ...

EU, US, Canada hail Tunisian poll

EU, US, Canada hail Tunisian poll

The European Union (EU) has hailed the conduct of the presidential poll in Tunisia and exhorted voters to carry on with the electoral process in a culture of transparency and ...

Nigeria’s audit law can’t support war against corruption – official

Nigeria’s audit law can’t support war against corruption – official

Nigeria's Auditor General Samuel Ukura has said that the existing audit law in the country is defective and cannot effectively support the fight against corruption.Ukura said in a ...

Preliminary results of Tunisia’s elections expected Tuesday – ISIE

- The preliminary results of Sunday's presidential election in Tunisia will be announced Tuesday morning, the Independent Electoral Authority (ISIE) chairman, Chafik Sarsar confirmed.“Over 87percent of the results from the regional electoral bodies covering all constituencies across the country has already been tallied at the national collection centre,� he affirmed at a press conference held Monday ...

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New Burkinabe transitional gov’t lifts curfew

- The new government in Burkina Faso has on Monday lifted that curfew that had been imposed since the popular insurrection that resulted in President Blaise Compaoré's resignation in late October, the Territorial Administration and Decentralization Ministry (MATDS) announced in a statement copied by APA. The move is due to the situation in the country getting back to normal. The curfew had been imposed ...

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Corruption prolongs W/African poverty – Anti-graft official

The Regional Justice Advisor at the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Regional Office for West and Central Africa has described all forms of corruption in the region as “vicious and effectively prolonging unjustifiable levels of poverty in the 21st century.”Ms Veronic Wright was speaking Monday during the opening ceremony of a workshop on Investigating and Reporting Corruption and Organized ...

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Zambian ruling party begins fence mending

After weeks of an acrimonious power struggle to replace the late president Michael Sata, senior members of the ruling Patriotic Front (PF) agreed on Monday to sit down together and thrash out their differences.The differences have arisen over who will replace Sata who died in London last month, leaving a succession vacuum as his vice president Guy Scott, currently interim President, does not qualify to stand ...

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Tunisian poll: Partial results expected later on Monday

The announcement of the partial results of Sunday's presidential elections in Tunisia is expected on Monday afternoon at (3pm local time), a source close of the High Independent Electoral Authority (ISIE) disclosed.The source added that the release of the results would be made as those from the regions trickle in. He declared the provisional results would be published later on Monday should they have all the ...

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EU, US, Canada hail Tunisian poll

The European Union (EU) has hailed the conduct of the presidential poll in Tunisia and exhorted voters to carry on with the electoral process in a culture of transparency and respect. “The presidential elections were held Sunday in Tunisia in tranquility marking a further step in the democratic transition�, the head of the European bloc's observation mission, Neyts-Uyttebroe remarked. According to her, ...

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Nigeria’s audit law can’t support war against corruption – official

Nigeria's Auditor General Samuel Ukura has said that the existing audit law in the country is defective and cannot effectively support the fight against corruption.Ukura said in a statement on Sunday in Abuja that Nigerians should support the passage of the new audit bil. It noted that Nigeria is currently using the Audit Ordinance Act of 1956 and there are plans to repeal this law through the proposed Audit ...

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President Jonathan is best Nigerian president since 1960 – aide

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has described himself as the best leader to be produced by Nigeria since independence in 1960A statement by the Special Assistant to the president on Public Affairs, Dr. Doyin Okupe, in Abuja on Sunday noted that the comment credited to former President Olusegun Obasanjo, which described Jonathan's performance as below average, was untrue. “Our attention has been drawn to ...

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Egypt gives thumb-up to Tunisia poll

The Egyptian government on Monday welcomed what it called the calm and peaceful conduct of the presidential elections in Tunisia, where a huge voter turnout was recorded.The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in a statement in Cairo paid homage to the atmosphere attending to the conduct of the polls which it described as trouble-free and transparent. The statement expressed Egypt's fervent wish for a successful end ...

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New Burkina transition govt meeting Monday

The first transition council of ministers meeting in Burkina Faso, the list of which was unveiled on Sunday evening is being held on Monday morning in Ouagadougou, the new authorities informed APA.The council of ministers scheduled for 10 am (local time and GMT) will allow journalists to find out more about modestly known ministers among the 26 members of the new government. During the occasion, new ...

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