Liberian votes in run-off between George Weah and Joseph Boakai
14 November 2023 | 11:04 am
Liberia is gearing up for the runoff presidential election. President George Weah is fighting to keep his job, and facing stiff competition from former vice president Joseph Boakai. The election is a rematch of 2017 - when Weah defeated Boakai with 61 percent. But since then, some voters have become disenchanted with Weah - particurarly over issues of corruption and unemployment.
February 20, 2023
February 24, 2023
February 28, 2023
March 18, 2023
March 18, 2023
With so many struggling to get by, people will sell whatever they can — and that includes their vote. DW's Amaka Okoye went to a community where people are offering their vote to the highest bidder. But she also found one man trying to persuade them not to.
With so many struggling to get by, people will sell whatever they can — and that includes their vote. Ahead of the February 25 election, DW's Amaka Okoye went to a community where people are offering their vote to the highest bidder. But she also found one man trying to persuade them not to.
Logistical and security challenges in Nigeria's general election have caused widespread delays and public frustration. Experts say new election technology has contributed significantly to the hitches.
The Senate has approved President Emmanuel Macron's pension reforms, but the bill will be adjusted ahead of a final vote. Protesters say time is running out to oppose the changes.
The president-elect, Bola Tinubu has cast his vote in his polling unit at Alausa in Ikeja, Lagos state.
Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwoolu, Labour Party candidate Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour and PDP candidate, Dr. Abdul-Azeez Olajide Adeniran (Jandor) voted in Lagos.
Berliners will go to the polls yet again on Sunday to vote in a referendum to make the German capital climate neutral 15 years earlier than planned. Critics deride the proposal as too costly and completely unrealistic.
Inside Stuff with Martins Oloja is back and in this installment of the show, the multi-award-winning journalist with The Guardian Nigeria takes a look at 'The law interpreters and 25%of Abuja votes' and why the incoming administration should do something about the status of Abuja.
Turkey is set for a second round of voting for the first time ever after neither Recep Tayyip Erdogan nor Kemal Kilicdaroglu secured an absolute majority.
Sky-high inflation and a plunging lira continue to be at the forefront of Turkish voters' minds as the country appears set for a runoff election between President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his challenger Kemal Kilicdaroglu. Erdogan's unorthodox economic theories have unnerved investors and analysts as he contradicts mainstream methods to tame the country's cost-of-living crisis.
On Sunday the incumbent President Erdogan faces his challenger Kemal Kilicdaroglu in the second round of the presidential election. Both candidates are still fighting for every vote.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan has secured yet another term in office, after an historic election which went to a runoff. The Turkish leader fought back a tough challenge from opposition candidate Kemal Kilicdaroglu.
6 hours ago
With Vietnam recently upgrading ties with the US and Japan, it is now China's turn to charm its neighbor. The two Communist parties are closely linked, but Hanoi cannot afford being too submissive to Beijing.
6 hours ago
A greeting and an apology, a sign of respect and an indication of worshipping, the formal bow employed by all Japanese has many meanings and numerous subtle distinctions.
7 hours ago
As France's lower house of parliament prepares to debate the government's controversial immigration reform bill, we hear from those likely to be the most affected: immigrants themselves and the people who have dedicated their lives to helping them.
7 hours ago
Recently discovered oil is transforming Guyana's fortunes. But neighbouring Venezuela has suddenly rekindled old claims of territorial ownership. Official Venezuelan maps now incorporate the disputed Essequibo region that covers two-thirds of Guyana, and Venezuelan oil companies have been ordered to start extraction.
8 hours ago
The 2023 CAF Awards ceremony will take place in Marrakech in some hours and the spotlight is on Napoli and Super Eagles talisman Victor Osimhen and Super Falcons star, Asisat Oshoala in contention for the Player of the Year award in the men's and women's category. Ayomide Sotubo and the Nutmeg crew discussed what to expect in the ceremony.
Get the latest news delivered straight to your inbox every day of the week. Stay informed with the Guardian’s leading coverage of Nigerian and world news, business, technology and sports.