About Us

We are a Regional technology and capacity building hub for Southern Africa, working to facilitate the Implementation of the Election Situation Room (ESR) in countries scheduled to hold elections. A...

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The Drive

Our Goal

To enhance the process of election monitoring and observation through implementation of the Election Situation Room (ESR) model, by building a community of practice individuals and institutions in Southern Africa.

What We Do

We facilitate for;

  1. Trainings on the ESR Model in its entirety
  2. Deployment of technology solutions
  3.  Initial technical set up of the ESR
  4. Technical oversight and management of local secretariats
  5. Liaison with local ESR implementing partners on the best model to suit their country’s electoral context.

Recent ISSUES

NEWS & HEADLINES

17 January 2018

GEORGE WEAH’S ELECTION VICTORY IN LIBERIA

Liberia held run-off elections on December 26th, 2017 that saw the two leading contenders of the first round, George Weah ex-footballer turned politician and Vice President Joseph Boakai square off...

06 November 2017

A LOOK AT KENYA’S REPEAT ELECTION

On October 26th, Kenyans went to the polls for a second time after the August 8th elections were nullified by the Supreme Court of Kenya following findings that the Independent Electoral and Bounda...

01 November 2017

MALAWI BY-ELECTIONS RESULTS

On October 17th Malawians went to the polls to vote in Parliamentary by-elections for three constituencies, while local government elections were held in some wards in Lilongwe, Dedza, and Blantyre...

26 September 2017

PRESIDENT JOAO LOURENCO'S INAUGURATION

Angola’s new President, Joao Lourenco, also known as J-Lo to the media, will be sworn in as the third President to be in office after 42 years of independence. . Joao Lourenco was Defense Min...

22 September 2017

IS KENYA HEADING FOR A CONSTITUTIONAL CRISIS?

The Kenya Supreme Court overturned the results from the August 8th elections that saw the ruling party of President Uhuru Kenyatta, who was running for a second term, win 54.2% of the vote against...

ESR guide

ESR Implementations

Southern Africa

Malawi

2014

Zambia

2016
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