Elections

 
Fresh protests over disputed elections in Malawi
Fresh protests over disputed elections in Malawi
Thousands of people gathered in the Malawian capital Lilongwe on Thursday to demonstrate against the re-election of President Peter Mutharika,...
Mauritania cracks down on opposition after election
Mauritania cracks down on opposition after election
Mauritanian police raided the headquarters of two opposition parties, closing one of them amid high tension that followed a disputed outcome to...
Warren leads Democrats in spirited first 2020 debate
Warren leads Democrats in spirited first 2020 debate
Ten Democrats clashed in the first debate of the 2020 presidential race on Wednesday with Elizabeth Warren cementing her status as a top-tier...
Mauritania ruling party's Ghazouani declared presidential vote winner
Mauritania ruling party's Ghazouani declared presidential vote winner
Mauritania's ruling party candidate Mohamed Ould Ghazouani has won the presidential election with 52% of the vote, the electoral commission...
Trump heads back to base for 2020 campaign kickoff
Trump heads back to base for 2020 campaign kickoff
President Donald Trump will get a big crowd of his most loyal supporters at Tuesday's official 2020 reelection campaign kickoff in Florida but...
Rivalry and revelry mark Mauritania election campaign
Rivalry and revelry mark Mauritania election campaign
After a campaign rich in colour and steeped in desert traditions, voters in Mauritania will choose on Saturday among six candidates vying to...
It’s not right for SA’s left to reject elections
It’s not right for SA’s left to reject elections
Dinga Sikwebu is an insightful and important voice on the South African left and I welcome his commentary, 2019 Elections: The Great Democratic...
Vanquished Australian opposition shifts left with new leader
Vanquished Australian opposition shifts left with new leader
Australia's opposition is set to anoint Anthony Albanese as its new leader, hoping to win back the working class after a shock election defeat to...
India's Modi on course for big election win
India's Modi on course for big election win
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi looked on course on Thursday for a major victory in the world's largest election, with early trends suggesting...
Duterte tightens grip on power in Philippine polls
Duterte tightens grip on power in Philippine polls
Allies of President Rodrigo Duterte stormed to a landslide victory in midterm polls, final results showed on Wednesday, dissolving a last check on...
For many Democrats desperate to beat Trump, Biden's their man
For many Democrats desperate to beat Trump, Biden's their man
The crowded 2020 presidential race features six women, three African Americans and a dozen youthful contenders. But Denise Haley is going old...
Why not voting is an act of collective freedom
Why not voting is an act of collective freedom
An estimated 26.7-million registered voters from an eligible 35.9-million were expected to turn up at polling stations throughout the country in...

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