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Pedestrians walk past a message of peace painted by local street artist Solomon Muyundo, also known as Solo7 in Nairobi’s Kibera township

Pedestrians walk past a message of peace painted by local street artist Solomon Muyundo, also known as Solo7 in Nairobi’s Kibera township

Church in Kenya prays for peaceful elections

28/07/2017 15:58

Kenya's Conference of Catholic Bishops has invited the Catholic faithful to join in a novena to pray for peaceful elections due next month.

 

People react at La Republique en Marche (LREM) headquarters in Paris after polls closed for the second round of the French parliamentary elections

People react at La Republique en Marche (LREM) headquarters in Paris after polls closed for the second round of the French parliamentary elections

Macron's party celebrates victory in French parliamentary elections

19/06/2017 12:50

The new party of French President Emmanuel Macron, including untested novices, is preparing to massively enter the lower house of Parliament after winning an overwhelming majority in Sunday's election which was overshadowed by a record low turnout

A person casts a ballot at a polling station, during the second round of French parliamentary election

A person casts a ballot at a polling station, during the second round of French parliamentary election

French President Macron's Party Expected To Win Election

18/06/2017 17:59

Voters in France have been casting ballots in the final round of parliamentary elections that could clinch President Emmanuel Macron's hold on power.

A woman walks past an electoral poster of Lesotho's Prime Minister elect, Tom Thabane of the All Basotho Convention (ABC) party

A woman walks past an electoral poster of Lesotho's Prime Minister elect, Tom Thabane of the All Basotho Convention (ABC) party

Bishops of Lesotho hail peaceful election

12/06/2017 17:00

Lesotho’s Catholic Bishops have commended the people of Lesotho for the peaceful manner in which they voted in a just-ended snap election.

 

Archbishop Martin Kivuva of Mombasa

Archbishop Martin Kivuva of Mombasa

Mombasa marches for peaceful elections

07/06/2017 16:07

“Identify leaders who want to lead us, irrespective of their parties, because many a time political parties have let us down,” Kenya’s Archbishop of Mombasa tells residents.

 

Zimbabwe's Catholic Bishops with Pope Francis on an ad-limina visit to Rome (file)

Zimbabwe's Catholic Bishops with Pope Francis on an ad-limina visit to Rome (file)

Zimbabwe’s Catholic Bishops on the Elections of 2018

04/06/2017 19:08

Ahead of Zimbabwe’s 2018 general elections, the country’s Catholic Bishops, on Pentecost Sunday, issued a pastoral letter on the elections. 

 

Election voting boxes are arranged inside a classroom used as a polling centre, during the Jubilee Party (JP) primary elections, in Nairobi

Election voting boxes are arranged inside a classroom used as a polling centre, during the Jubilee Party (JP) primary elections, in Nairobi, Kenya

Kenya bishops fearful of election violence

03/05/2017 15:49

Kenyan bishops are “very worried” that widespread violence will flare up in the country as tensions mount before this summer’s general elections.