As Kenyans go to the polls to elect their leaders on 4 March 2013, Commonwealth observers have welcomed the positive steps undertaken by the country to build confidence in the electoral process, noting that these elections come at a critical time in the country’s history.
Kamalesh Sharma at the High-Level Segment of the Human Rights Council's 22nd session in Geneva
The Commonwealth wishes Sir Ranulph Fiennes a speedy recovery after the explorer had to withdraw from the first-ever Winter crossing of Antarctica after developing a case of frostbite.
London, 27 February 2013 - Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma will pay an official visit to Nigeria from 4 to 7 March, his second as Secretary-General.
The specially-designed course is encouraging leaders to make a difference in the prisons they manage
Commonwealth Spokesperson Richard Uku said today that the Commonwealth continues to monitor closely developments in Fiji, including those in relation to the registration of political parties and the development of a new constitution.
Botswana to host continent-wide initiative to combat ‘graft’
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, 20 February 2013 ‒ Former Botswana President Festus Mogae will lead a Commonwealth Observer Group to Kenya’s general elections scheduled for 4 March.