Tag: elections

Wall Street Week Ahead: Biden victory? Disputed election? Wall Street prices in November outcomes

“There’s plenty of reasons to believe that the election outcome is going to be drawn out,” said Lamar Villere, a portfolio manager at Villere & Co. “That’s going to show the cracks in a market that’s been priced for perfection.”

Democrat Biden and new running mate Harris to make first campaign appearance

Harris, 55, the first Black woman and the first Asian American to appear on a major-party presidential ticket, was announced as Biden’s choice on Tuesday after a selection process that drew extra scrutiny thanks to Biden’s age.

Ivory Coast pledges fair vote, Ouattara asked to run again

A dispute over Ouattara’s 2010 poll victory sparked the conflict and opposition parties suspect local election offices favour Ouattara.

Malawi court annuls President Mutharika’s 2019 election victory, here’s why

Malawi’s Constitutional Court on Monday annulled the May 2019 presidential vote that declared Peter Mutharika a winner and ordered a re-run after an application from opposition parties citing irregularities.

Namibians vote in tight contest clouded by economic crisis, what you need to know

Namibians voted in what was expected to be the toughest contest yet for the party that has ruled for three decades of independence, an election it was still expected to win despite a brutal economic crisis.

Mozambique’s main opposition party plans to appeal election result

Mozambique's main opposition party Renamo on Tuesday appealed the result of the Oct. 15 general election, calling on the country's top court to annul incumbent President Filipe Nyusi's victory.

Op-Ed: Mozambique elections will go ahead despite threats of violence

Mozambique’s elections – due in less than a month – will go ahead as planned despite threats by a splinter group of Mozambican National Resistance (Renamo) fighters who have defied the party leadership and vowed to step up its violence.

Omar al-Bashir faces corruption charges, what impact will Sudan’s power-sharing agreement have on the revolution?

Sudan’s military and opposition coalition have signed a final power-sharing agreement that paves the way for a transitional government and elections. Meanwhile, deposed President Omar al-Bashir is facing trial over fraud charges. Activist, Rozan Ahmed joins CNBC Africa for more.
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