Just over a week before the first round of voting, candidates for France's presidential election are campaigning on marketplaces across France. The so-called smaller candidates are trying to close the gap with the top contenders. FRANCE 24's Campaign Commentator Philip Turle tells us why Marine Le Pen has been eating into Emmanuel Macron's lead in the polls. Plus, our reporters dive into the world of French Trotskyists.
France has never had a woman as president. With a number of female candidates in the election race this time, could that finally change? Challenges range from a #MeToo campaign to an "invisible" barrier to the top job.
8 Aug 2021
Armin Laschet and Olaf Scholz have been touring areas devastated by floods, promising funds and reconstruction help. As residents sour on Laschet's leadership, Scholz sees his popularity rising.
22 Nov 2020
Brazilians will be choosing new mayors and councilors on Sunday. Three times as many trans candidates are running as in 2016, and there are also more non-white candidates.
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.
Boko Haram recruiting fresh members, targeting IDPs- Gov. Zulum, Acting UNILAG VC Soyombo steps down and more
22 Aug 2020
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12 Aug 2019
Tens of thousands of demonstrators have taken to the streets of central Moscow to protest the upcoming city council ballot. Independent and opposition candidates have been barred from running.
12 Jun 2019
Eleven candidates are vying for the leadership of Britain's oldest political party, and the keys to 10 Downing Street. Brexit brought down Theresa May and is expected to be the dominant debate among potential successors.
20 May 2017
UTME candidates protest poor service In Kaduna.
10 May 2017
With the over 1.7 million candidates that successfully registered for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), has reaffirmed its commitment to ensuring a hitch-free examination.