London, 20 February 2013 ‒ Former Botswana President Festus Mogae will lead a Commonwealth Observer Group to Kenya’s general elections scheduled for 4 March.
Some recent media reports have referred to a submission by the Coalition for the Defence of Democratic Rights in Zambia to the Commonwealth Secretary-General. Such a submission has indeed been received.
London, 15 February 2013 - Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma has expressed his appreciation for the constructive discussion he had by telephone today with the President of Maldives, HE Dr Mohamed Waheed, regarding recent developments in the country.
Elections were credible and met many of the key benchmarks
Elections were conducted in a free, peaceful and transparent manner
The CSA will engage and empower students in the Commonwealth to influence key education decisions and policies
Colombo, 13 February 2013 - 1300 hrs
The team will be led by Mr Irfan Abdool Rahman, Electoral Commissioner of Mauritius