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Mauritanian opposition slams constitution poll results after boycotting election

Mauritanian opposition slams constitution poll results after boycotting election

Mauritanian opposition figures have decried results of a Saturday referendum in which 85 percent of eligible voters reportedly voiced support for constitutional changes proposed by the country’s ruling party, according to Mauritania’s official electoral commission. Mauritanians voted Saturday on the proposed amendments, which, if enacted, would do away with the...

Angola agrees to small EU election team

Angola agrees to small EU election team

Angola has agreed to allow just four experts from the EU to monitor its elections later this month, officials said Monday, after a dispute over access to polling stations and other conditions. Two weeks ago, the Angolan government rejected any EU observer mission, but it agreed to the small number...

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