Tanzania: Tanzania Opposition Cries Foul As the Country Enters Election Year

[East African] This is the year for Tanzania’s political hygiene, and, during the coming 350-plus days, we are likely to traverse momentous and fateful decisions and undertakings, which may fundamentally alter the way politics is played and the country is governed.

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Uganda: President Museveni Is in Panic Mode but for the Wrong Reasons

[Monitor] When South African singer Yvonne Chaka Chaka staged her first concert in Uganda in 1991, President Yoweri Museveni was a hugely popular leader. He had been in power for just five years, and many Ugandans viewed him as a political messiah

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Malawi: Court Verdict to Help Check Noticeable Gaps in Malawi Electoral Systems – Expert

[Nyasa Times] A social and governance commentator Makhumbo Munthali has said as the Constitutional Court will be delivering the much-awaited judgement on the disputed presidential election results, it is expected that it will check if there are any noticeable gaps with country’s electoral management systems.

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Uganda: EACJ Denies Request in Age Limit Case

[East African] A Ugandan who sought the help of the East African Court of Justice to stop the Uganda government from implementing a law that would allow President Yoweri Museveni to contest the presidency again in 2021 has suffered a blow after the court threw out his objections.

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