Elections | Institute for War and Peace Reporting
The country’s recent parliamentary elections show process of tentative change is real.
Participants hope to boost political involvement and awareness.
The international community blamed for a succession of events that led to the 2008 conflict.
Even in developing democracies, political institutions remain vulnerable to capture by the super-rich.
Politicians turn their attention to the war-torn east.
15 Jun 18
Lucrative trade risks further delegitimising electoral process.
13 Jun 18
Conservative traditions mean that most do not even have national ID cards.
11 Jun 18
A low turn-out risks undermining the credibility of the outcome.
8 Jun 18
Locals complain of having to travel unreasonable distances for the chance to participate in upcoming polls.
31 May 18
People reluctant to even register to vote amid security threats and ongoing corruption.
17 Apr 18
Despite elections, real political change remains as far away as ever.
17 Oct 17
The country’s next president looks set follow in the footsteps of the incumbent.
13 Oct 17
Watchdog claims that outlets wilfully ignore both legal norms and informal ethical codes.
13 Oct 17
Allegations that official sources are attempting to thwart rival’s campaign.
29 Sep 17
Critics argue that Muslim leader should be penalised for offering election endorsement.
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