Fashion takes center stage in Nigeria election
14 February 2019 | 2:21 pm
Both of the major candidates in the upcoming Nigerian election come from the same ethnic group. In a bid to attract other voters, they've been dressing up in traditional clothing.
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Democrats pull out the stops to woo California’s Hispanic voters
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Many Indian Americans see the choice of Kamala Harris as the Democratic running mate as a symbol of progress. However, most of them were likely already planning to vote for Joe Biden in November's presidential election.
21 Aug 2020
US President Donald Trump tells voters just outside his opponent Joe Biden's Pennsylvania birthplace that the Democrat has sold out American workers and would be a "nightmare" if he got into power.
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The Democratic Party's White House nominee is polling ahead of Trump, but the president is seen as stronger on the economy. Joe Biden has six weeks to convince voters he can beat the pandemic and turnaround US fortunes.
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Undecided voters 'clear losers' from chaotic first US presidential debate
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Polling stations open in Ivory Coast for presidential elections after a campaign marked by inter-community violence. Two of the four candidates are boycotting the vote over President Alassane Ouattara's contested attempt to secure a third term.
8 Nov 2020
The north-eastern US state of Pennsylvania is at the heart of the "Rust Belt". Its economy was historically built around mining, but has suffered greatly from industrial decline since the 1970s. Blue collar workers decide the result here, which can be decisive in the race to the White House. Since 1992, Pennsylvania has voted for the Democratic candidate. But in 2016, Donald Trump narrowly won the Keystone State by wooing disillusioned voters. How will they vote this time? Our team reports from Joe Biden's home state, where the economy remains a key concern.
24 Nov 2020
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13 Dec 2020
A contentious proposal to hold businesses liable for human rights and environmental abuses around the world has been voted down in Switzerland. The plan won popular support in Sunday’s referendum, with 50.7 percent voting “yes”, but it failed to win support in a majority of cantons. Plus, Brexit talks resumed on Saturday but no breakthrough has been made. The risk of the UK crashing out of the Single Market without a trade deal is rising as the current transition period is set to expire at the end of this year.
27 Mar 2021
Israel's economy has weathered the Covid-19 pandemic better than most, with a contraction in GDP of only 2.4 percent in 2020. Demand for Israeli technology exports plus its rapid vaccine rollout helped to reduce the economic impact, but there are fears that employment may take years to return to pre-pandemic levels. Also today, we look at efforts in France to push more employers to boost remote working arrangements, as lockdown is imposed in several regions of the country. Local officials are to increase inspections of businesses to ensure their compliance with government guidance.
25 Mar 2021
Israelis vote in their fourth election in less than two years, with the nation deeply split on whether veteran Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu should stay in power. Netanyahu, 71, is Israel's longest-serving premier but his inability to unite a stable governing majority behind him has mired the country in political gridlock.
30 Jun 2021
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has resumed the Continuous Voters Registration (CVR) exercise. The exercise, which was last conducted before the 2019 General Elections, was slated to resume in the first quarter of 2020 but was abruptly halted due to the outbreak of COVID-19. GuardianTV takes a look at the process and here are things to know.
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The Ukrainian government has been unable to collect taxes since Russia's invasion, and now international support aims to prop up its budget.
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She is the first woman to hold the position in over 30 years. French President Emmanuel Macron and Borne were expected to appoint the full government within days.
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American military leaders said the soldiers would help counter the Islamic extremist group al-Shabab in the Horn of Africa country.
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Elisabeth Borne has been appointed France's new prime minister. The former transport, ecology and labour minister faces numerous challenges, with the most pressing priority being helping French households with the soaring cost of living. She will also need to tackle the thorny issue of pension reform as well as steer the country through a major energy transition. Plus, Moscow residents display mixed feelings after US fast food giant McDonald's announces it's pulling out of Russia for good.
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Researchers from the US and France say that having more than 2 kids could have a negative effect on late-life cognition. The researchers analyzed data from the Survey of Health, Aging and Retirement in Europe (SHARE).
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In the French region of Burgundy, home to the city of Dijon, it's not just the grapes that are famous. The region's other star fruit is the blackcurrant. A whole market has emerged based on the cultivation of this small berry. Today, the precious black fruit is transformed in many ways. Its best-known use in France is in the production of the famous liqueur known as crème de cassis, but blackcurrant is also used in cooking and even in the cosmetics and pharmaceutical industries. We take a closer look.