2024 weekly election brief3 eisa5 transparent democratic governance in africa CategoriesNews and Views South Africa

Explainer: The Three Ballot System and Amendment of Section 24A of the Electoral Act

The 2024 national and provincial elections in South Africa takes place under a slightly revised electoral system, following the Constitutional Courts ruling of 2021 mandating that Parliament must devise a new electoral system, one that accommodates independent candidates. Following a process of consultations, including the establishment of a ministerial advisory committee on the electoral system, […]

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Edging Towards the election date on 6 May 2024: Citizen motor Parades in N’Djamena, Chad

The countdown to the Chad elections has begun. The country heads inexorably towards May 6th, the date of the presidential election in Chad. The entire country is gearing up for the launch of electoral campaigns, a period where political aspirations clash, societal projects take shape, and every voter seeks to discern the most promising voice […]

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Navigating Democracy: Challenges and Opportunities in Liberia’s 2024 Legislative By-elections in Nimba and Grand Gedeh Counties

Liberia is on the verge of conducting pivotal by-elections,  scheduled for April 23, 2024, for a Senatorial seat in Nimba County and a Representative seat for District #1 in Grand Gedeh County. Nimba County, the country’s second-largest Senatorial constituency in number of registered voters with over 300,000 and is at the forefront of national political […]

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Tribute to Professor Tom Lodge

The EISA Board Chairperson, Dr Roukaya Kasenally, the EISA Executive Director, Mr Baidessou Soukolgue, the Journal of African Elections (JAE) Editor Mr Denis Kadima, EISA staff and the JAE editorial board note with deep sadness the passing of Professor Tom Lodge on Wednesday 8 November 2023, and extend their heartfelt condolences to his family. It […]