Burma Elections

Aung San Suu Kyi’s party to contest 2015 elections in Burma

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Suu Kyi has said elections cannot be fair unless the Constitution is amended.

Burmese refugees cheer the visit of ‘Mother Suu’

Aung San Suu Kyi has been given a rapturous welcome by thousands of Burma refugees forced by human rights abuses to live in a Thai border camp.

Burma’s rebel group warns ceasefire deal is unstable

One of Burma's most prominent rebel groups has warned that the ceasefire deal seen as a breakthrough in relations with the regime is 'fragile'.

Army-backed parties set to sweep Burma polls

Burma's military will keep its grip on power after the country's election, backed by parties that on Monday looked set to win a controversial vote.

Burma says Suu Kyi may be freed after elections

Burma has said that democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi may be freed after November 7 elections, as it attempts to deflect a barrage of criticism.

Burma under pressure to act on poll ‘credibility deficit’

Burma has come under pressure from its neighbours to address what Indonesia says is a "credibility deficit" surrounding its November 7 elections.

Fear trumps fairness on Burma’s campaign trail

Fearful voters and veiled military threats ahead of Burma's first election in two decades have turned the campaign trail into a one-sided show.

Burma bars foreign monitors, media for election

Burma said on Monday it would not allow any foreign election observers or international media into the country for its first election in two decades.

Press Releases

Boosting safety for cargo and drivers

The use of a telematics system for fleet vehicles has proved to be an important tool in helping to drive down costs and improve efficiency, says MiX Telematics Africa.

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

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South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.