With little more than two weeks to go before Nigeria's presidential election, the tensions caused by a chaotic change in currency have soured the mood. Also, as daily rolling power cuts across South Africa continue to hit the economy hard, President Cyril Ramaphosa declares a state of disaster over the crisis.
17 Nov 2021
September 26 was an historic moment in Germany. That day, voters went to the polls to choose who would succeed Angela Merkel as chancellor after almost 16 years at the helm. But the election campaign was littered with fake news. We take a closer look in this edition of Fact or Fake.
3 Dec 2020
Tensions and violence escalates in Uganda as security forces injure members of Presidential hopeful Bobi Wine's team. Wine says he'll be suspending his campaign. December 1st marks World Aids Day, South African researchers have been making great progress in improving treatment for women and young children in the country worst hit by HIV. African economies, like much of the world are reeling from coronavirus but behind the slow down is a resilient reality. We speak to Paschorina Mortty, Regional Director for Djembe Consultants.
8 Aug 2020
Alexander Lukashenko is seeing his dominance challenged in an election campaign that has held several surprises. Svetlana Tikhanovskaya's campaign has given the opposition in Belarus a clear female profile
9 Feb 2017
Colombia's attorney general alleges that Juan Manuel Santos' election campaign received cash from Brazilian engineering firm Odebrecht in 2014.