Benin voters prepare for presidential pollsFeb 22, 2016Almost 5 million Beninese are expected at the polls on 6 March 2016 for the first round of the presidential elections. 32 candidates, including two women, are running to succeed current President Boni Yayi.
Nigeriens vote for new president and parliament in key voteFeb 22, 2016Nigeriens headed to the ballot box on Sunday 21 February to choose a new president and members of parliament, in elections seen by many as a critical, being the second such polls since a coup d’Etat in February 2010.
"The foundations for achieving sustainable development and peacebuilding goals in Mali are in place" says Helen ClarkFeb 10, 2016The Administrator held discussions with technical and financial partners on development support in a post-crisis context.
Search for a New Beginning: Perceptions of Truth, Justice, Reconciliation and Healing in South SudanJan 28, 2016A groundbreaking survey in South Sudan seeking views on how to deal with the country’s violent past has found significant support for perpetrators of violence to face trial, and for those missing or killed to be honoured publicly.
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