Gambia president rejects election results, demands fresh polls

Gambia president rejects election results, demands fresh polls

Gambia’s leader of some 22 years Yahya Jammeh announced late Friday he would no longer accept defeat in recent elections, plunging the West African country into turmoil with a demand for fresh polls. Investigations into the December 1 vote have revealed a string of “unacceptable errors” on the part of electoral authorities, Jammeh said in […]

Trump refuses to say if he will accept election results in final debate

Trump refuses to say if he will accept election results in final debate

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump refused to say that he would accept the results of the election during his final debate with Hillary Clinton in Las Vegas Wednesday, as his Democratic rival accused him of being “unfit” to be president. In what could be seen as a threat to one of the pillars of American […]

Trump claims election results being ‘rigged’

Trump claims election results being ‘rigged’

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump dug deeper in his efforts to cast doubt on the legitimacy of the U.S. election, saying on Twitter on Sunday that he believed the results were being “rigged” at many polling places. His tweet came hours after his vice presidential running mate, Mike Pence, said Republicans would accept the outcome […]

Tension mounts as Gabon braces for presidential elections results

Tension mounts as Gabon braces for presidential elections results

Gabon was braced on Wednesday for an election result that looks likely to be hotly disputed between bitter rivals President Ali Bongo and his main challenger Jean Ping. The electoral commission was scheduled to release the results on Tuesday evening, but by 5.30 a.m. (0430 GMT) the following day, the panel was still in a […]