- Jan 15, 2021
There is “fear and anxiety” ahead of elections in Uganda, as President Yoweri Museveni – who has ruled the country since 1986 – seeks a sixth term in office.
More than 1,000 clergy members, religious scholars and other faith-based advocates have signed onto a unique statement that supports a comprehensive path to “a free and fair election” and urges leaders to heed the verdict of “legitimate election results” regardless of who wins in November.
With barely 6 percent of all ballot boxes counted, the party of Evo Morales claimed victory in Bolivia’s presidential election, marking a stunning political comeback a year after massive protests in the 2019 elections forced him to resign the presidency and flee the country.
Brazil is preparing for municipal elections on Nov. 15, and a surprising number of clerics are running for public office.
As the country approaches regional elections on Dec. 6, Cameroon’s top prelate says the country is experiencing “the vertigo of growing chaos.”