'I don't exclude being a candidate for the 2025 elections,' says ex-Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo
In an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24, former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo discusses why he set up a new political movement after his old party, the Ivorian Popular Front (FPI), "lost its identity". Despite previously saying that he wanted to step back from politics, Gbagbo told FRANCE 24 that he hasn't ruled out running in the country's 2025 presidential elections and is firmly against a proposal that would disqualify presidential candidates who are more than 75 years old.
As the SPD pulls ahead in the polls, leader Olaf Scholz was keen to flex his foreign policy muscles. He stressed the need for strong partnership with France to tackle the coronavirus pandemic and the climate crisis.
Conservative chancellor candidate Armin Laschet has made one his last rolls of the dice: A program for his first 100 days in office if he should win. Laschet trails the center-left candidate Olaf Scholz in the polls.
Exclusive — Afghan refugees should not take 'dangerous' road to Europe, FDP top candidate Christian Lindner says
Speaking to DW, FDP lead candidate Christian Lindner recommended focusing on finding safe refuge for Afghans in "the immediate vicinity." He also criticized Merkel for failing to engage with a conflict she "inherited."
A veteran opposition leader and former businessman, President-elect Hakainde Hichilema is now faced with turning around Zambia's debt-laden economy.
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28 Oct 2020
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12 Nov 2019
The court, in a unanimous judgment delivered by Justice Olumuyiwa Aburu in the appeal filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, Isah Ashiru, affirmed the judgement of the election petition tribunal, which upheld el-Rufai as winner of the March 9, 2019, governorship election.
21 Aug 2019
Bayelsa 2019: PDP moves to forestall candidate disqualification after election victory
25 May 2019
Angry supporters of unsuccessful Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto have resorted to violent protests in the streets of Jakarta. The city's governor reported six people killed and many more injured.
16 May 2019
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, Atiku Abubakar, were on Wednesday directed by the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal to file a formal application asking the President of the Court of Appeal and chairman of the five-man panel, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, to withdraw as a member of the tribunal.
8 Mar 2019
Peoples Democratic Party Candidate in the just concluded February 23, presidential election, Atiku Abubakar, has asked Nigerians to vote for governorship and state assembly party candidate on the platform of his party.
22 Feb 2019
House of Reps candidate raises the alarm over influx of ex-militants.