6 Dec 2020
Cameroon on Sunday held its first indirect regional elections that the long-serving president called partly to defuse the separatist insurgency in the English-speaking west
4 Nov 2020
Kanye West has refused to let his political ambitions be defeated after his ill-fated run in the US presidential election and has vowed to try again in 2024. The rapper, 43, mounted an election campaign this year which was full of controversy as he shared intimate details of his marriage to Kim Kardashian in an…
24 Sep 2020
Mike Tyson has never exercised his voting rights and will be doing so for the first time in the 2020 US presidential election. The former professional boxer on Tuesday revealed on Twitter that he will be voting in the upcoming election after spending years thinking he was unable to participate. "This election will be my…
27 Oct 2019
Italians began voting in Umbria Sunday for a regional election heralded as a key test for both the young left-leaning government and a zealous new right-wing opposition alliance.
13 Sep 2019
Algerians returned to the streets Friday, protesting proposed presidential elections after parliament passed bills that could pave the way for the announcement of a vote to take place in December.
21 Jul 2019
Ukrainians gave their comedian-turned-president Volodymyr Zelensky a mandate to reboot the country's politics on Sunday by handing his party a record score in parliamentary elections, exit polls showed.
10 Mar 2019
Dozens of Nigerian soldiers in armoured vehicles encircled a vote counting centre in the opposition-held oil-rich southern city of Port Harcourt on Sunday, in the latest flashpoint as violence overshadowed Saturday's closely-watched regional elections. International observers expressed concern over the army action in the capital of southern Rivers State, where AFP reporters at the scene…
30 Jun 2018
We are a democracy, and we get the leaders we deserve because we elect them”- Blase J. Cupich One of France greatest minds and philosophers, Joseph de Maistre (1753 – 1821) once said, “Every nation gets the government it deserves”. In a democratic system, it is pointless complaining about the government as it is elected…
21 Jun 2018
A veteran Musician, Charles Oputa, popularly known as Charly Boy, has advised the electorate to put politicians’ campaign promises into writing before voting them into office at the upcoming 2019 general elections. Oputa, who spoke yesterday in Abuja during the launch of the social contract initiative introduced by the OurMumuDonDo movement, said the essence of…
9 May 2016
Protesters yesterday gathered outside parliament in Greece ahead of a vote on further austerity measures in return for more international bailout money.
14 Apr 2015
Sudanese rebels have attacked several polling stations in war-torn South Kordofan state during nationwide elections widely expected to extend President Omar al-Bashir's 25-year rule.
31 Mar 2015
Nigerian opposition leader Muhammadu Buhari held a lead of more than two million votes Tuesday in the country's general election, but with President Goodluck Jonathan's strongholds yet to report, the final result was too close to call.