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Portugal and former colony Angola seek to repair ties

After years of tensions, Portugal and its one-time African colony Angola are seeking to put relations back on track, with high-level visits planned to push economic ties and repair their troubled past.

Foreign Minister: DRC committed to hold polls on December 23

Okitundu, who is also president of the Southern African Development Community’s political cooperation, defence and security body, made this known while speaking with newsmen after meeting with Angolan President Joao Lourenco on the DRC’s upcoming elections.

Congo’s Joseph Kabila pledges to honour new poll calendar

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) President Joseph Kabila has pledged to honour his country's new electoral calendar, media confirmed.

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Election: Governor El-Rufai assures foreign observers of safety

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State yesterday assured foreign observers on election monitoring duty in the state of adequate security.

PDP accuses INEC of hoarding election result sheets

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of hoarding the presidential and senatorial elections result sheets for undisclosed reasons.
Police said the gunman killed five people after being fired from his job [Matt Marton- AP Photo]

Employee kills five co-workers in US shooting

A gunman opened fire at a suburban Chicago factory after being fired from his job there on Friday, killing five co-workers and wounding five police officers before he was killed by police, authorities said.

Election postponement: IPAC urges INEC to secure electoral materials

The Inter-Party Advisory Commission in Oyo State, has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission to ensure that all electoral materials distributed before the election was postponed are secured.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has listed what Nigeria should do to have access to $12 trillion “dormant funds”.

Ex-President Obasanjo: Pre-thumbprinted ballots may affect election credibility

A former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday expressed apprehension over the alleged discovery of pre-thumbprinted ballots in some parts of the country, saying it may affect credibility of the election.