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  Gabon POLITICAL PARTIES
In the first elections after independence, neither party won a majority in the Assembly, and in the elections held in 1961, the leaders of the two parties agreed upon a single list of candidates; this joint list polled 99% of the votes.
The UDSG was unable to present a list of candidates that would meet the electoral law, and when it seemed that the BDG list would be elected by default, the Gabonese military revolted and toppled the Mba government in a bloodless coup led by Aubame on 18 February 1964.
Emerging from the legalization of opposition party activity in March 1991 was the Association for Socialism in Gabon (APSG), the Gabonese Socialist Union (USG), the Circle for Renewal and Progress (CRP), and the Union for Democracy and Development (UDD).
www.nationsencyclopedia.com /Africa/Gabon-POLITICAL-PARTIES.html   (817 words)

  
 Mali POLITICAL PARTIES
By March 1957, the Sudanese Union won 60 of the 70 seats in the new Territorial Assembly, and in the Legislative Assembly election of March 1959 it obtained 76.3% of the votes and all the seats.
After the break with Senegal, it emerged as the only party in the Republic of Mali, one with control that extended even to the smallest Muslim villages through its national political bureau.
In the parliamentary elections of April 1964, the single list of 80 deputies presented by the Sudanese Union was elected by 99.5% of the voters.
www.nationsencyclopedia.com /Africa/Mali-POLITICAL-PARTIES.html   (740 words)

  
 NDI - National Democratic Institute
Ultimately, all 10 parties participating in the parliamentary elections included women on their electoral lists, and of the 165 women candidates, more than half were placed in the top eight "winnable" positions on their respective lists.
Political parties used the results to better market their women candidates to the public, and to develop campaign messages directed at women.
Argentina has a law requiring political parties to place women on their electoral lists in such a way that 30 percent would be elected to the national legislature.
www.ndi.org /globalp/women/progrmasw/polparties.asp   (1914 words)

  
 Contemporary Senegalese Politics
In the 1960s, Senghor's main political opponents were either internationally recognized intellectuals such as Cheikh Anta Diop and Abdoulaye Ly, or core activists including Mamadou Dia, Majemouth Diop, Seydou Cissokho, etc., some of whom fought against the French colonizer for decades.
As a consequence of all this, the average Senegalese joined the political opposition, the teachers, and the students who were the main challenging forces to Senghor' government since the early 1960s, to show strong disappointment to Diouf and to demand rapid changes.
All observers of Senegalese contemporary politics agree that Diouf's lost to Abdoulaye Wade during the 2000 Presidential election as well as that of the Socialist Party during the parliamentary elections a year later, were the logical results of all these transformations.
www.msu.edu /~seneibra/senegal/plan.html   (1394 words)

  
 List of political parties in Senegal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
List of political parties to browse parties by country
List of political parties by ideology to browse parties by name
Senegal · Seychelles · Sierra Leone · Somalia · South Africa · Sudan · Swaziland · Tanzania · Togo · Tunisia · Uganda · Zambia · Zimbabwe
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_political_parties_in_Senegal   (390 words)

  
 Senegal
Senegal is a moderately decentralized republic dominated by a strong presidency.
The Ministry of the Interior was responsible for the organization and implementation of elections, an arrangement opposition political parties criticized because of the Minister's partisan affiliation with President Wade.
Although they represented a shrinking percentage of the working population due to a loss in industrial jobs, the country's 16 labor associations, each consisting of multiple unions, wielded significant political influence because of their ability to disrupt vital sectors of the economy and the significant ties between union and political party leaders.
www.state.gov /g/drl/rls/hrrpt/2004/41623.htm   (6678 words)

  
 List of political parties - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of political parties around the world in the form of a table including links to the lists of political parties in the countries and entities listed in the list of countries, showing which party system is dominant in each country.
A political party is a political organization subscribing to a certain ideology or formed around very special issues with the aim to participate in power, usually by participating in elections.
Individual parties are properly listed in separate articles under each nation.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_political_parties   (257 words)

  
 Political Corruption: challenges and options
Most political systems include formal rules and procedures meant to restrain the exercise of political power and to safeguard human and political rights, but the formal establishment and existence of institutions of horizontal accountability does not in itself mean that they are efficient.
Political economy is most commonly used to refer to interdisciplinary studies that draw on economics, law and political science in order to understand how political institutions, the political environment and capitalism influence each other.
Political parties often lack favourable conditions and incentives for accountable and transparent party financing, and may be dependent upon local political "barons".
www.u4.no /themes/political-corruption/challenges.cfm   (5047 words)

  
 African Political Parties and Organizations on the Web
The party was started because of the reaction to the execution of Dr. Viriato Pã, a lawyer who actively opposed the PAIGC and their practices of clandestine arrests and executions during post-independence.
Has a directory of political parties, the April 2002 Presidential Election, election statistics, the electoral process, decentralization, full text of the electoral law, regional government officials, borders relations, list of Christian and Muslim organizations in Mali, population statistics, another list of political parties, their leaders and addresses.
Has a political parties directory, the results of the 1991 and 1996 presidential elections, the 1998 local government elections, the 1991and 1996 parliamentary elections, text of election related Acts, members of Parliament announcements.
www-sul.stanford.edu /depts/ssrg/africa/political-parties-africa.html   (8032 words)

  
 ISHR Senegal - Annual Report 2001
Since the political alternation after the presidential elections of February-March 2000, we have noticed a decline of civil and political rights on the one hand and the economic, social and cultural rights on the other hand.
Therefore, in spite of the position of some political parties that want to replace it by another organ like an independent national commission for election known as CENI in Benin, Niger, ONEL should be maintained and reinforced because hitherto, it has been of great satisfaction owing to its impartiality and efficiency.
It is necessary to impose a unique list because there are at least 63 political Parties in Senegal and there will be a great mess if ever a least half of them decided to apply for the local elections planned for April 2002.
www.ishr.org /sections-groups/senegal/senannualreport2001.htm   (1719 words)

  
 Fareed Zakaria: The Future of Freedom by Fareed Zakaria - The Globalist > > Global Politics
In America that meant fls and women got the right to vote, senators were directly elected, parties chose their candidates on the basis of popular votes — and clubs changed their character and rules.
The political history of the 20th century is the story of ever-greater and more direct political participation.
Public respect for politics and political systems in every advanced democracy is at an all-time low.
www.theglobalist.com /DBWeb/StoryId.aspx?StoryId=3265   (1483 words)

  
 afrol News - Money, tactics derail Mauritania's transition debate
Five political parties out of Mauritania's "eight big" party grouping have taken an initiative to form a new movement with one single programme and, if necessary, drawing up common lists at the upcoming polls.
This situation also explains the lack of coordination as Mauritania's political leaders are searching for a mode to finance political parties to challenge the government, and the absence of common steps to sensitise voters regarding the upcoming constitutional referendum, in spite of the many dialogue channels created since the coup on 3 August last year.
The dialogue over party funding has been left "at the discretion" of the recipients, in line with a united proposal by the parties after the coup.
www.afrol.com /articles/19354   (982 words)

  
 Yale University Library
Volume 1: Africa - a compilation of current information on cultural, geographical, and political conditions in the countries and cities of six continents, based on the Department of State's "Post reports".
Political Resources on the Net - links to constitutions and political parties' web pages.
Ethnologue: Senegal - list of languages and dialects.
www.library.yale.edu /african/senegal.html   (409 words)

  
 Senegal
Senegal repurchased the 34 percent shares held by the
Copyrights: Senegal is a signatory to the Bern
Senegal, but there are relatively few highly trained
www.state.gov /e/eb/ifd/2005/42110.htm   (1441 words)

  
 Political parties, interest groups, and other movements around the world
List of political and non-profit organisations on the Internet, maintained by UC-Berkeley's Centre for Community Economic Research
Third Parties '96 is a movement to build a new mainstream political party
The Atlantica Party represents Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador
www.psr.keele.ac.uk /parties.htm   (1232 words)

  
 africanfront.com (AUF)
List of Parties and Political Organisations in the African Union
All the political parties in the African Union are in principle committed to or supportive of Pan Africanism.
Benin Renaissance Party or PRB [Nicephore SOGLO]; Benin
www.africanfront.com /politicalparties.php   (3176 words)

  
 The History Guy: The War List
Biographical files on individuals who impact American politics, culture, business, education and other arenas of life in the United States.
If a conflict can be broken up into one or more component parts, the secondary wars are listed below the primary war and are indented to show they "belong" to it.
This war began after a military coup which voided election results which would have given power to fundamentalist Islamic political parties.
www.historyguy.com /War_list.html   (3709 words)

  
 Senegal on the Internet
Futa Toro, Senegal and Mauritania ("The Fulbe people have played a prominent role in West African history, and a complete background on the Fuuta Tooro Oral History Project is available." Plus interviews in Pulaar).
ISOC Senegal is the Senegal chapter of the international Internet Society.
Senegal in the Classroom - NEH Francophone Institute in Senegal
www-sul.stanford.edu /depts/ssrg/africa/sene.html   (7768 words)

  
 International IDEA | Countries covered by the Political Parties’ Programme   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Legal Regulation of Political Parties in Latin America
Funding of political parties and election campaigns in the Americas
Building political parties: Reforming legal regulations and internal rules
www.idea.int /parties/countrylist.cfm   (180 words)

  
 Democracy in Senegal (1403970262) GELLAR - Palgrave Macmillan
This is a refreshing way to approach the study of politics in an African country, and it generates many useful comparisons between France, the US, and Senegal.
This wide-ranging, historically informed study examines the career of the culture concept and related notions of context in comparative and international politics, tracing connections through the disciplines of anthropology and history as well as through issues in nationalism and democracy.
It brings together leading experts on elections, political parties and regional politics from Britain, Europe and North America to explore the dynamics and interactions of national and regional arenas of electoral competition.
www.palgrave-usa.com /catalog/product.aspx?isbn=1403970262   (950 words)

  
 Political Parties
Awami League or AL [Sheikh HASINA]; Bangladesh Communist Party or BCP [Saifuddin Ahmed MANIK]; Bangladesh Nationalist Party or BNP [Khaleda ZIA, chairperson]; Islami Oikya Jote or IOJ [Mufti Fazlul Haq AMINI]; Jamaat-e-Islami or JI [Motiur Rahman NIZAMI]; Jatiya Party or JP (Ershad faction) [Hussain Mohammad ERSHAD]; Jatiya Party (Manzur faction) [Naziur Rahman MANZUR]
Conservative Party or PSC [Carlos HOLGUIN Sardi]; Liberal Party or PL [Camilo SANCHEZ]; Colombian Communist Party or PCC [Jaime CAICEDO]; Democratic Pole or PDI [Antonio NAVARRO Wolff]
political party activity is organized along largely sectarian lines; numerous political groupings exist, consisting of individual political figures and followers motivated by religious, clan, and economic considerations
siakhenn.tripod.com /parties.html   (2311 words)

  
 Governments on the WWW: Senegal
Parti Socialiste du Sénégal [Socialist Party of Senegal]
Parti Africain pour la Démocratie et le Socialisme (Sénégal) (AJ-PADS) [African Party for Democracy and Socialism (Senegal)]
Parti de l' Indépendance et du Travail (PIT) [Party of Independence and Labour]
www.gksoft.com /govt/en/sn.html   (222 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - World: Political Parties & Leaders of Countries Worldwide
Communist Party of Reunion or PCR [Paul VERGES]; Rally for the Republic or RPR [Andre Maurice PIHOUEE]; Socialist Party or PS [Jean-Claude FRUTEAU]; Union for French Democracy or UDF [Gilbert GERARD]
Democratic Party or PD [Traian BASESCU]; Democratic Union of Hungarians in Romania or UDMR [Bela MARKO]; National Liberal Party or PNL [Theodor STOLOJAN]; Romania Mare Party (Greater Romanian Party) or PRM [Corneliu Vadim TUDOR]; Social Democratic Party or PSD [Adrian NASTASE], formerly known as the Party of Social Democracy in Romania or PDSR
only one political organization, the Movement (formerly the NRM)[President MUSEVENI, chairman] is allowed to operate unfettered; note - the president maintains that the Movement is not a political party, but a mass organization, which claims the loyalty of all Ugandans
reference.allrefer.com /world/facts/political-parties1.html   (1939 words)

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