Monday, August 20, 2018
The former chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Attahiru Jega, has rejected the agitation to transfer the mandate of conducting local government elections from state electoral commissions to INEC.
The United States Institute of Peace (USIP) has called for constitutional amendment with a view to abolishing state independent electoral commissions and their responsibilities for all election management moved to INEC.
The United States Institute of Peace (USIP) on Wednesday released its electoral violence risk assessment in Nigeria. The agency suggested possible escalation of electoral violence before the 2019 general elections.
Findings conducted by United States Institute of Peace (USIP) on electoral violence risk assessment in Nigeria have suggested possible escalation of electoral violence before the 2019 general elections.
The United States Institute of Peace (USIP), has said that for Nigeria to prevent election violence and ensure a peaceful 2019 elections, there is need to get acquainted with the prevailing security and political realities in the country. This was disclosed in Abuja on Tuesday at the presentation of an Electoral violence risk...
The United States Institute of Peace says its investigations show that there may be an increase in communal clashes ahead of the 2019 general elections. The USIP revealed this while presenting...
At the end of May, after only four days, South Sudan’s long-delayed peace talks once again adjourned without reaching a viable agreement. The failure to reach a deal comes only weeks after the White House declared that the Government of South Sudan had “lost credibility,” expressed deep frustration at...
IGAD recommends a face-to-face meeting between President Salva Kiir and former First Vice-President Riek Machar; unidentified gunmen kill two civilians in an attack along the Yei-Kaya road in Mugwo County; and South Sudanese living with HIV/AIDS hope a new U.N.-sponsored program will help combat the disease.
The high-level revitalization forum opens its next round of talks in Addis Ababa; President Salva Kiir holds South Sudanese officers responsible for rising crime rates across the country; and health officials take measures to prevent the Ebola virus from reaching South Sudan.
Reader, answer me this: what is the world’s worst crisis? Yemen? Syria? The Democratic Republic of Congo? South Sudan? That question may not be any easier to answer even if there are accompanying descriptors: the worst famine since the Second World War; the worst refugee crisis since Rwanda; the worst humanitarian crisis in 50 years.