On November 5, 2024, one year from now, US voters will go to the polls to elect a new president. Joe Biden is seeking a second term, but former president Donald Trump is hoping to make a comeback. We speak to our Washington correspondent Fraser Jackson about the different candidates throwing their hat into the ring and the issues already influencing the campaign, such as the war in the Middle East.
There's a looming battle against election flyposters in the DRC. Also in this edition: Burkina Faso's military leaders have declared a general mobilisation, allowing the junta rulers to requisition people, goods and services to fight jihadists. And finally: women in Guinea decry the workload of the Iftar feast, the daily evening meal during Ramadan.
Nigeria will elect a new president on February 25 to take over from Muhammadu Buhari in a contest pitting the old guard against a third-party candidate seeking to upset the established political order. There are 18 candidates on the ballot, but only three are considered the top contenders.