Category Archives: Eleições

Algeria presidential election: Five candidates announced

Via: Aljazeera

Algeria’s electoral authority has said the country’s presidential election next month will be contested by five candidates – all part of the political establishment that has drawn the ire of months-long protests demanding the departure of the ruling elite. The contenders are former Prime Ministers Abdelmadjid Tebboune and Ali Benflis, former Culture Minister Azzedine Mihoubi, former Tourism Minister Abdelkader Bengrine and Abdelaziz Belaid, head of the El Mostakbal Movement party. Mohamed Chorfi, the head of the electoral body, told reporters in the capital, Algiers, on Sunday that the final list of candidates for the December 12 poll will be passed to the constitutional council for final validation.

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South Africa’s ANC wins re-election with reduced majority

Via: Phill Magakoe/AFP

The ruling African National Congress (ANC) has won South Africa’s parliamentary elections with 57.5 percent of the vote, the electoral commission said, announcing the official results. Saturday’s win assured a sixth straight term in power for the ANC. But the result was the worst-ever electoral showing for the party, which has ruled South Africa since the end of apartheid 25 years ago.

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South Africa elections to be hold in 8th May

Via: Getty Images

27th April marks the 25th anniversary of the Freedom Day in South Africa, when the apartheid was put to an end and the country held its first democratic election. Since 1994 three presidents were elected by the African National Congress: Nelson Mandela, Thabo Mbeki and Jacob Zuma. Next month, 8th May, the south africans are going to decide whether Cyril Ramaphosa will stay in office for the next years. The election is not direct and the opposition, represented by the Economic Freedom Fighters and the Democratic Alliance expect to increase they presence in the Parliament.

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