CSOs accuse Buhari of hiding ‘in the other room’ when people were dying for democracy
14 June 2018 | 12:36 pm
CSOs accuse Buhari of hiding 'in the other room' when people were dying for democracy.
In this article
The watchdogs of EU democracy will have to be "much louder in the future" if they hope to see off a mounting threat from homegrown populists and autocrats who are chipping away at Europe's founding commitments to free speech and the rule of law, a top EU official has warned.
Inside Stuff with Martins Oloja this week examines the race to become the next Nigeria Senate President and Speaker House of Assembly. The multi-award-winning journalist with The Guardian Nigeria asks: 10th National Assembly: Who is on Nigeria's side?
Bangladesh is scheduled to hold general elections by January 2024 and the US says it wants them to be free of electoral manipulation and misconduct.
Democracies across the globe are facing a crisis. Deepening inequalities, social injustices, and failure to effectively tackle global warming have fostered a widespread sentiment that elected officials no longer cater to voters' interests.
Nigeria, with an estimated population of about 200 million people, celebrates 22 years of returning to democratic rule on what is now known as Democracy Day today June 12. GuardianTV takes a look at how far and how well the Nigerian democracy has come after 22 years.
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has unveiled the country's first national security strategy. The plan envisages more coherent foreign and security policies to prevent Berlin from being wrong-footed by geopolitical events.
Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Friday.
Living in FESTAC Town from its construction in 1977 until the early 1990s was the aspiration of many progressive families. Today, FESTAC Town is a mere shadow of its former glory, and the roads are in urgent need of repair.
Cheng Wing-chun is accused of replacing China's national anthem with a popular Hong Kong protest song in a YouTube video. A 2020 law in Hong Kong makes insulting the Chinese national anthem illegal.
Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Thursday.
The US women’s national team were slammed for refusing to sing the national anthem ahead of both of their opening 2023 World Cup games. Following a 3-0 win over Vietnam, fans eagerly awaited their second tie v the Netherlands in a repeat of the 2019 World Cup final.
For months, hundreds of thousands of Israelis from across society have protested the government's plans to overhaul the judiciary. After a key first vote passed in the parliament, the battle in the streets continues.
2 hours ago
Tensions are flaring up between India and Canada over Khalistan separatists, with the row also sending out shockwaves throughout the Sikh diaspora.
2 hours ago
Malaysia intends to double the quantity of palm oil it exports to China, in an effort to counterbalance the EU's push to cut down on its own imports.
3 hours ago
The former US president is being sued by the New York attorney general for deceiving banks and insurers by over-valuating assets. The judge's decision narrows the parameters of a trial next week.
3 hours ago
A Rwandan court orders a suspected serial killer to be detained for 30 days. Denis Kazungu pleaded guilty after multiple bodies were found buried in his kitchen, in a case that has shocked the nation. Also, several children are amongst the eight people killed following heavy rains in Cape Town. And in Senegal, Tiak Tiak drivers gear up to hit the streets once again. The moto-taxis offer commuters a way to zip in and out of the dense Dakar traffic, but with a risk of accidents.
4 hours ago
Britain's Home Secretary Suella Braverman called for governments to rewrite global refugee rules to make them "fit for the modern age." She said "simply being gay, or a woman" should not in itself entitle refuge.