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‘African electoral bodies need functional autonomy’

Dr. Seal made the declaration in Abuja yesterday at the opening of a conference on knowledge sharing among African Election Management Bodies (EMBs). Delivering a keynote address on: “The planning and conduct of elections in transitional democracies: Issues challenges and the way forward”, Dr. Seal said: “Having electoral commissioners appointed by government is not ideal given the danger in public perception and in fact, commissioners so appointed as government’s nominees might be thought to be ...
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Added March 26, 2012
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