Tag archive for ‘Election’
By admin On Friday, January 15th, 2021

‘We are under siege’: Ugandan opposition candidate Bobi Wine says military has taken over his home as election count continues

Uganda’s main challenger to the presidency, Bobi Wine, has claimed that the country’s military has besieged his home, as votes are still being counted from Thursday’s poll in an election already marred More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 13th, 2021

Uganda orders all social media to be blocked as hotly contested election looms – letter

The Uganda Communications Commission has apparently decided to block all social media platforms “until further notice” as the country prepares to take to the polls on Thursday. Uganda ordered its internet service More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 12th, 2021

Unison’s left lose out in the General Secretary Election

Despite left candidates receiving the majority of the votes in Unison’s General Secretary election, the split vote meant the candidate of the right has won, writes Karen Buckley Counterfire Daily  More...

By admin On Monday, January 11th, 2021

Unison election: Potential for a historic left victory revealed

The result for the Unison general secretary election has just been announced: Paul Holmes – 45,220 (33.76%)Christina McAnea – 63,900 (47.7%)Roger McKenzie – 14,450 (10.79%)Hugo Pierre – 10,382 (7.75%) While More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 5th, 2021

Former Pentagon chiefs warn Trump against using military in election dispute

Former Pentagon chiefs warn Trump against using military in election dispute Any steps made by Pentagon in regards to election ‘would take us into dangerous, unlawful and unconstitutional territory’, More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 22nd, 2020

Israel to hold fourth election in 2 years as parliament fails to meet budget deadline

Israel is set to hold a snap election after the Knesset failed to pass a spending package by a deadline set earlier this month, sending the country into its fourth vote in just two years as a fragile unity government More...

By admin On Monday, December 14th, 2020

One year after the election: Boris’ government of crisis

One year ago, on 12 December, the Tory Party won a shock landslide victory in the 2019 general election. Promising to ‘Get Brexit Done’, Boris Johnson and the Tories secured 43.6% of the vote, providing More...

By admin On Thursday, December 10th, 2020

Chinese embassy in US blames hackers after retweeting Trump’s claim that Democrats stole election

China’s diplomatic mission in the US has claimed it was targeted by hackers, after the embassy’s official Twitter account retweeted Donald Trump’s demand that the 2020 election results be overturned. In what More...

By admin On Monday, December 7th, 2020

Romania’s PM Orban resigns after slim election loss, interim leader sworn in to build coalition

Romanian Prime Minister Ludovic Orban has resigned following an unexpected – and narrow – election defeat after a tightly-fought campaign. President Klaus Iohannis has been sworn in as interim PM until a new More...

By admin On Sunday, December 6th, 2020

Venezuela vote a ‘fraud’ & ‘sham,’ Maduro government ‘illegitimate,’ blasts Pompeo as Trump continues to contest US election

As Venezuela President is set to likely regain control of his country’s National Assembly, US Secretary of State blasted the vote “not an election” and a “sham” despite his own administration still contesting More...