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· April, 2011

Stories about Elections from April, 2011

Peru: Second Electoral Round Kicks Off

A few weeks before the second round of elections in Peru, the choice between candidates Ollanta Humala and Keiko Fujimori, the growing polarisation in Peruvian society, and ultimately from the...

D.R. of Congo: Donors wary of involvement in elections

Nigeria: Women Protest in Abuja

Japan: Netizens react to the arrest of an Englishman

Nigeria: Elections commenced in peaceful atmosphere

India: Media Hyperbole And The Bengal Assembly Elections

India: Who Is Going To Be The Chief Minister Of West Bengal?

Nigeria: Tweeps Report And Discuss Post-Election Violence

Nigeria's presidential election was held in on 16 April 2011. Goodluck Jonathan was declared the winner. Some observers have alleged that the election was rigged to favor the incumbent. Post-election...

Nigeria: #NigeriaDecides Tech Meetup in Lagos

Zambia: Cadre Diplomats

Russia: Reactions to Putin annual speech

Singapore: Bloggers Criticize PAP Manifesto

Singapore’s ruling coalition, People’s Action Party, released its election manifesto on April 17, 2011, which was immediately criticized by many bloggers for being “too vague.” PAP has been in power...

Haiti: The Democratic Process

Malaysia: Ruling Coalition Tops Sarawak Elections

On Saturday 16 April, 2011, Malaysia’s ruling Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition won the state election in Sarawak, winning 55 of the 71 seats contested to retain its control and two-thirds...

Venezuela: Could the opposition benefit from a long primary?

Nigeria: ReVoda Turns Voters Into Monitors

Kuwait: The Prime Minister Wins Again

Sheikh Nasser Al-Mohammed Al-Sabah has broken a new record with his appointment as prime minister of Kuwait for the seventh time in five years. Some bloggers and Twitter users have...

Côte D‘Ivoire: The Regional Economic Impact of Post-Election Conflict

Nigeria: Photos the Presidential Vote

Nigeria: Jega set to announce presidential election results

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