LASIEC to organise polls in 57 LGAs,LCDAs on July 22nd
16 July 2017 | 10:00 am
LASIEC to organise polls in 57 LGAs,LCDAs on July 22nd.
APC demands probe of PDP members over alleged links with Hushpuppi, COVID-19: Oyetola orders lockdown in 4 Osun LGAs and more
4 Jul 2020
Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Sunday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Sunday.
24 Jul 2020
Syria's Baath party and its allies have won a majority in parliamentary elections that were delayed twice due to the coronavirus pandemic. The exiled opposition labeled the vote a "farce."
7 Sep 2020
A look at the seven-day rolling average of the approval rating of US Presidential candidates Joe Biden and Donald Trump, courtesy of RealClearPolitics.
16 Sep 2020
"We’re leading 'Sleepy Joe' by a lot," says US President Donald Trump about recent polls during a Latinos for Trump roundtable event in Phoenix, Arizona. During the event, Trump says that a vote for the Republicans this November "is a vote for the American Dream" and tells the Hispanic community that he will never let them down.
4 Oct 2020
Political parties in Myanmar are calling for the postponement of a national election amid rising COVID-19 cases. Continued unrest in the country's northeast also threatens to keep people from voting.
3 Nov 2020
Ivory Coast votes in a tense election after an opposition boycott and clashes over President Alassane Ouattara's contested attempt to secure a third term. Violence in the run-up to the vote has killed scores of people.
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.
7 Nov 2020
With votes still being counted from the US presidential election, we take a look at the stakes for Africa. The last four years have seen Donald Trump show disinterest, if not disdain for the continent. Also, a referendum on constitutional reform in Algeria sees record low turnout. And the daughter of a Rwandan once hailed as a hero of his country's 1994 genocide says the international community is overlooking the shady circumstances that saw her father snatched from his life in the US and thrown into jail back in his homeland.
7 Dec 2020
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Tuesday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Tuesday.
21 Mar 2021
As coronavirus infections rise, Germans are voting in two state elections on Sunday. The outcomes could have an impact on parties' national standing ahead of September's vote to replace Angela Merkel.
28 Mar 2021
The 39th weekly protest against Israeli PM Netanyahu's alleged corruption and handling of the COVID-19 pandemic saw thousands gather in Jerusalem with only three days left for the parliamentary elections.
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.
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Authorities in South Africa are seeking clues after 21 teenagers died in a packed bar. Also, the G7 is to mobilise $600 billion of investment in global infrastructure projects in the next five years, including in Africa, in a bid to counter China's initiatives. Finally, we speak to DJ and curator Mo Laudi about the "Globalisto" exhibition by African artists in the French city of Saint-Etienne.
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A German court has sentenced a 101-year-old former Nazi concentration camp guard to five years in prison. The pensioner is the oldest person so far to be charged with being complicit with the war crimes of the Holocaust.
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It is election season again and some words and terms will be flying around making you wonder what they really mean. Here are some of the words and their meanings.
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