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Editorial: Democrats must unite

The best chance for Democrats to beat Trump is by taking an opposite approach to his insular and isolated one

To unseat the ANC, South Africa’s opposition must put aside their egos

No matter what happens on Thursday, South Africa’s opposition parties need a radical rethink if they are to seriously challenge the ANC

Nigerians wait for election results as polls close

Results from nearly 120 000 polling stations were being collated at local and state level before being sent to the capital, Abuja, on Sunday

What Goodluck Jonathan taught me about postponing elections in Nigeria

'Still, we cannot allow the noise to overwhelm the signal as a nation. We have been here before'

As Nigeria votes, Buhari moves from messiah to maligned

Nigerians must not put up with attempts by Nigerian President Buhari to steal the February 16 elections like his predecessors did, says the author

Nigeria has a history of dodgy elections: will it be different this time?

There are question marks over whether Nigeria's upcoming elections will be credible

No pride in anti-gay Nigeria

Britain bestowed homophobia on the country and the state and religion cling to it

Nigeria is not ready to hold free and fair elections next year. Here’s why

With the 2019 elections less than a year away, Nigeria’s ability to hold free and fair elections is open to question

Security tight for Nigerian presidential inauguration

Security was beefed up in Nigeria's capital, Abuja, as final preparations were made for the inauguration of Muhammadu Buhari as president.

Jonathan has handed over a Nigeria in crisis – opposition

Nigeria's new ruling party has slammed Goodluck Jonathan for crippling the nation by not addressing vital issues.

Nigeria oil company overpaid govt $750m – audit

An audit of Nigeria's state oil firm said it overpaid Goodluck Jonathan's government by $750-million, and had not properly accounted for $1.5-billion.

Editorial: Giants must work together

South Africa and Nigeria need each other in many ways. It is time the countries start behaving like it again and strengthen the common interest.

Buhari defeats Jonathan in historic Nigeria election

Opposition candidate Muhammadu Buhari won Nigeria's presidential poll by 2.57-million votes, in the country's first election win by the opposition.

Tense vote count continues in extended Nigeria poll

President Goodluck Jonathan is facing a stiff challenge from ex-military ruler Muhammadu Buhari as vote counts continue into a second day in Nigeria.

Nigeria awaits election results with Jonathan pitting against Buhari

Nigerians awaits the first results of a closely fought general election. UN chief Ban Ki-moon called for calm after deadly riots followed 2011 polls.

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