Indonesia election puts Islam on the ballot
The election campaign for Indonesia's next president has been dominated by the role of political Islam. According to experts, young voters, who comprise a majority of the electorate, are in support of conservative Islam.
Israel votes in pivotal elections
The election is billed as a referendum on Benjamin Netanyahu, who has led Israel for more than a decade. His centrist challenger is hoping to unseat the right-wing politician and usher in change.
Court adjourns suit by APC, Bauchi governor
A Federal High Court in Abuja has adjourned the case of the Bauchi gubernatorial election to Thursday, 21 March 2019.
NigeriaDecides 2019: Election results transparent or not?
As Nigerians await the final announcement of the outcome of Saturday's Presidential elections, CNBC Africa went to the streets to find out what people think about the transparency of the election results collation process.
Who wore it best: The heady mix of fashion and politics in Nigeria
Election fever in Nigeria can be seen and felt in all walks of life, including fashion. Supporters show allegiance to their preferred candidates at campaign rallies through their choice of clothes, and candidates use traditional wear to woo voters along ethnic and regional lines.
Nigeria opposition leader says government's suspension of top judge 'unlawful'
Nigeria’s main opposition figure, Atiku Abubakar, said President Muhammadu Buhari breached the constitution by suspending the nation’s top judge just weeks before a general election in Africa’s biggest oil producer.
Weimar, 1919: Birth of Germany's first democracy
In 1919, German women voted for the first time — in an election that was to play a pivotal role in the country's history. It came on the heels of the disastrous Great War and the year before Hitler formed the Nazi party.
Investment case for Nigeria in 2019
United Capital says the investment case for Nigeria in 2019 remains compelling, despite poor sentiments for naira assets in 2018 and election uncertainties among other concerns.