Posts Tagged: election

Pray for Peace, Reconciliation and Democracy in Madagascar

The Christian Council of Churches in Madagascar (FFKM) has launched a process of broad-based national reconciliation to enable the Malagasy people to find a way out of the political crisis that has gripped the nation for more than four years. Representatives of more than 200 political parties and civil society organizations are meeting in Antananarivo, the… Read more »

Call for UN help for Madagascar election

Madagascar’s new electoral commission on Monday asked UN experts to come  help organize polls for an election by the end of the year that may help lead the nation out of a three-year-old crisis. Learn more about the situation in Madagascar. Presbyterians have a long history of partnership with the Church of Jesus Christ in… Read more »

Elections in the DRC

Hold the people of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in prayer as they go to the polls tomorrow to participate in presidential and parliamentary elections. The political landscape in Congo is complex and unsettling.  Please pray with us for the November 28th elections.  Pray that God would appoint righteous leaders who will honor God… Read more »

Security Council on Côte d’Ivoire

Security Council Report has published an Update Report on Côte d’Ivoire. The Security Council has been holding extended informal consultations on the situation in Côte d’Ivoire. The head of the United Nations Operation in Côte d’Ivoire, Choi Young-jin, briefed the…

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Ten years on

By Matt Lang I was soaked by the end of election day. My shirt felt like something that was growing on me. We waited for the polls to close at a precinct in Surigao City. It was 11:30 pm, the…

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And then it began to rain

by Matt Lang I was part of a team that went to Surigao del Norte in northeastern Mindanao. This area is rich in resources and is one of the last regions in the country that hasn’t been completely deforested or…

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An Election of Debt

By Nancy Eng MacNeill From province to province, precinct after precinct, throughout the Philippine islands, the May 10, 2010 elections showed widespread evidence of voter intimidation, vote buying, campaign violations on Election Day, denial of voter rights, and more. As…

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