Electoral umpire continues voter registration process across the country
07 February 2018 | 11:59 am
Electoral umpire continues voter registration process across the country.
10 Nov 2020
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
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Wednesday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Wednesday.
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.
23 Dec 2020
NIN registration: Nigerians lament, want deadline extended due to Covid-19
2 Jan 2021
Nigerians call for easy process of NIN registration
1 Feb 2021
We need more NIN Registration Centres, Asaba residents cry out
14 Feb 2021
Group institutes lawsuit to stop APC membership registration, validation in Kwara
18 Feb 2021
While threatening to block mobile lines of defaulters, the Nigerian government is seeking all avenues to ensure citizens register for their National Identity Numbers before the new deadline date. GuardianTV spoke with some subscribers and their experience regarding the exercise.
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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South African-American businessman Patrick Soon-Shiong was joined by President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday to open a vaccine facility aimed at tackling a dearth of manufacturing capacity on the African continent
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After the violent unrest of early January, calm has returned to Kazakhstan. Many people, however, have complained of excesses during the state of emergency — including illegal arrests and searches.
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The Taliban representatives are discussing humanitarian aid in Oslo, their first official talks in Europe since they seized power. Their arrival prompted protests.
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This week on The Observers, we investigated an incident in Nia Ouro, Mali on January 4. Residents claimed that men dressed in Malian military uniforms killed four civilians and reduced buildings in the village to ashes. We spoke to an eyewitness, analysed videos taken after the event and cross-referenced satellite imagery to put together the days events.
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London police chief Cressida Dick has said officers will investigate a spate of parties held at Prime Minister Boris Johnson's residence and office during COVID-19 lockdowns
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The British prime minister is facing fresh accusations of hosting parties during lockdown in June 2020. About 30 people are said to have attended a birthday celebration, when gatherings were not allowed.