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Jeffrey Smith

Jeffrey Smith

Jeffrey Smith is executive director of Vanguard Africa, a nonprofit group that supports free and fair elections in Africa.
Even before the vote, Zimbabwe’s election is not credible
Even before the vote, Zimbabwe’s election is not credible
On July 30, Zimbabweans will elect a new president for the first time without Robert Mugabe’s name appearing on the ballot.
Pierce Lesotho's fog with facts
Pierce Lesotho's fog with facts
For African election watchers, 2015 is proving to be a showcase year. Already, Nigeria's elections have been postponed amid widespread controversy,...